COBS 11.5A Record keeping: client orders and transactions

COBS 11.5A.1R
  1. (1)

    1Subject to (2), in this chapter provisions marked “EU” apply to a firm’s business other than MiFID business as if they were rules.

  2. (2)

    Provisions in this chapter which are marked “EU” do not apply to corporate finance business carried on by a firm which is not a MiFID investment firm.

COBS 11.5A.2EU

Article 74 of the MiFID Org Regulation, together with Section 1 of Annex IV to that Regulation which is reproduced at COBS 11.5A.4EU, makes provision for record keeping of initial orders from clients.

74 An investment firm shall, in relation to every initial order received from a client and in relation to every initial decision to deal taken, immediately record and keep at the disposal of the competent authority at least the details set out in Section 1 of Annex IV [reproduced below at COBS 11.5A.4EU] to this Regulation to the extent they are applicable to the order or decision to deal in question.

Where the details set out in Section 1 of Annex IV to this Regulation are also prescribed under Articles 25 and 26 of Regulation No (EU) 600/2014, these details should be maintained in a consistent way and according to the same standards prescribed under Articles 25 and 26 of Regulation No (EU) 600/2014.

COBS 11.5A.3EU

Article 75 of the MiFID Org Regulation, together with Section 2 of Annex IV to that Regulation which is reproduced at COBS 11.5A.5EU, makes provision for record keeping in relation to transactions and order processing.

75 Investment firms shall, immediately after receiving a client order or making a decision to deal to the extent they are applicable to the order or decision to deal in question, record and keep at the disposal of the competent authority at least the details set out in Section 2 of Annex IV [reproduced below at COBS 11.5A.5EU].

Where the details set out in Section 2 of Annex IV are also prescribed under Articles 25 and 26 of Regulation No (EU) 600/2014, they shall be maintained in a consistent way and according to the same standards prescribed under Articles 25 and 26 of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014.

COBS 11.5A.4EU

Annex IV Section 1 of the MiFID Org Regulation makes provision for record keeping of client orders and decisions to deal.

1. Name and designation of the client

2. Name and designation of any relevant person acting on behalf of the client

3. A designation to identify the trader (Trader ID) responsible within the investment firm for the investment decision

4. A designation to identify the algorithm (Algo ID) responsible within the investment firm for the investment decision;

5. B/S indicator;

6. Instrument identification

7. Unit price and price notation

8. Price

9. Price multiplier

10. Currency 1

11. Currency 2

12. Initial quantity and quantity notation

13. Validity period

14. Type of the order

15. Any other details, conditions and particular instructions from the client

16. The date and exact time of the receipt of the order or the date and exact time of when the decision to deal was made. The exact time must be measured according to the methodology prescribed under the standards on clock synchronisation under Article 50(2) Directive 2014/65/EU.

COBS 11.5A.5EU

Annex IV Section 2 of the MiFID Org Regulation makes provision for record keeping of transactions and order processing.

1. Name and designation of the client

2. Name and designation of any relevant person acting on behalf of the client

3. A designation to identify the trader (Trader ID) responsible within the investment firm for the investment decision

4. A designation to identify the Algo (Ago ID) responsible within the investment firm for the investment decision

5. Transaction reference number

6. A designation to identify the order (Order ID)

7. The identification code of the order assigned by the trading venue upon receipt of the order

8. A unique identification for each group of aggregated clients’ orders (which will be subsequently placed as one block order on a given trading venue). This identification should indicated “aggregated_X” with X representing the number of clients whose orders have been aggregated

9. The segment MIC code of the trading venue to which the order has been submitted

10. The name and other designation of the person to whom the order was transmitted

11. Designation to identify the Seller & the Buyer

12. The trading capacity

13. A designation to identify the Trader (Trader ID) responsible for the execution

14. A designation to identify the Algo (Algo ID) responsible for the execution

15. B/S indicator;

16. Instrument identification

17. Ultimate underlying

18. Put/Call identifier

19. Strike price

20. Upfront payment

21. Delivery type

22. Option style

23. Maturity date

24. Unit price and price notation

25. Price

26. Price multiplier

27. Currency 1

28. Currency 2

29. Remaining quantity

30. Modified quantity

31. Executed quantity

32. The date and exact time of submission of the order or decision to deal. The exact time must be measured according to the methodology prescribed under the standards on clock synchronisation under Article 50(2) of Directive 2014/65/EU.

33. The date and exact time of any message that is transmitted to and received from the trading venue in relation to any events affecting an order. The exact time must be measured according to the methodology prescribed under the RTS on clock synchronisation.

34. The date and exact time any message that is transmitted to and received from another investment firm in relation to any events affecting an order. The exact time must be measured according to the methodology prescribed under the standards on clock synchronisation under Article 50(2) of Directive 2014/65/EU.

35. Any message that is transmitted to and received from the trading venue in relation to orders placed by the investment firm

36. Any other details and conditions that was submitted to and received from another investment firm in relation with the order

37. Each placed order’s sequences in order to reflect the chronology of every event affecting it, including but not limited to modifications, cancellations and execution

38. Short selling flag

39. SSR exemption flag

40. Waiver flag