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SUP 16.15 Reporting under the Electronic Money Regulations

Application

SUP 16.15.1GRP

1This section applies to electronic money issuers that are not credit institutions (see SUP 16.1.1B D).

Purpose

SUP 16.15.2GRP

The purpose of this section is to give directions to the electronic money issuers referred to in SUP 16.1.1B D under regulation 49 (Reporting requirements) of the Electronic Money Regulations in relation to:

  1. (1)

    the information in respect of their issuance of electronic money and provision of payment services and their compliance with requirements imposed by or under Parts 2 to 5 of the Electronic Money Regulations that they must provide to the FCA4; and

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  2. (2)

    the time at which and the form in which they must provide that information.

SUP 16.15.3GRP

The purpose of this section is also to set out the rules applicable to these types of electronic money issuers in relation to complete and timely reporting and, where relevant, the failure to submit reports.

SUP 16.15.3AGRP

3Electronic money institutions should refer to the transitional provisions in SUP TP 1.11 (Payment services and electronic money returns).

Reporting requirement

SUP 16.15.4DRP

An electronic money issuer that is not a credit institution must submit to the FCA:4

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  1. (1)

    the duly completed return applicable to it as set out in column (2) of the table in SUP 16.15.8 D; and

  2. (2)

    the return referred to in (1):

    1. (a)

      in the format specified as applicable in column (3) of the table in SUP 16.15.8 D;

    2. (b)

      at the frequency and in respect of the periods specified in column (4) of that table;

    3. (c)

      by the due date specified in column (5) of that table; and

    4. (d)

      by electronic means made available by the FCA4 where necessary.

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SUP 16.15.5DRP

SUP 16.4.5 R (Annual Controllers Report) and SUP 16.5.4 R (Annual Close Links Reports) apply to an authorised electronic money institution as if a reference to firm in these rules were a reference to an authorised electronic money institution.

SUP 16.15.5ADRP

2SUP 16.23.4R to SUP 16.23.7R (Annual Financial Crime Report) apply to an electronic money institution that has reported total revenue of £5 million or more as at its last accounting reference date as if a reference to firm in these rules and guidance were a reference to an electronic money institution and the reference to group is read accordingly.

SUP 16.15.6DRP

SUP 16.3.11 R (Complete reporting) and SUP 16.3.13 R (Timely reporting) apply to an authorised electronic money institution and a small electronic money institution as if a reference to firm in these rules were a reference to an authorised electronic money institution and a small electronic money institution.

SUP 16.15.7RRP

SUP 16.3.14 R (Failure to submit reports) also applies to an authorised electronic money institution and a small electronic money institution as if a reference to firm in these rules were a reference to an authorised electronic money institution and a small electronic money institution.

SUP 16.15.8DRP

The table below sets out the format, reporting frequency and due date for submission in relation to regulatory returns that apply to electronic money issuers that are not credit institutions.

(1)

Type of electronic money issuer

(2)

Return

(3)

Format

(4)

Reporting Frequency

(5)

Due date (Note 4)

Authorised electronic money institution (Note 1)

EMI and SEMI Questionnaire 3

FIN0603

Annual 3 (Note 3)

30 business days

3

3

3

3

3

Small electronic money institutions (Note 2)

EMI and SEMI Questionnaire 3

FIN0603

Annual3 (Note 5)

30 business days

Total electronic money outstanding @ 31st December

FSA065

Annual (Note 5)

1 month3

3

(a) the Post Office Limited

(b) the Bank of England, the ECB and the national central banks of EEA States other than the United Kingdom

(c) Government departments and local authorities

(d) credit unions

(e) municipal banks

(f) the National Savings Bank

Average outstanding electronic money

No standard format

Annual 3 (Note 6)

30 business days

Note 1

When submitting the completed returns required, the authorised electronic money institution must use the format of the returns set out in SUP 16 Annex 30HD. Guidance notes for the completion of the return are set out in SUP 16 Annex 30IG3.

Note 2

When submitting the completed returns required, the small electronic money institution must use the format of the returns set out in SUP 16 Annex 30JD (FIN060) and SUP 16 Annex 30GD (FSA065). Guidance notes for the completion of the FIN060 return are set out in SUP 16 Annex 30KG3.

Note 3

This3 field is calculated from the authorised electronic money institution's accounting reference date.

Note 4

The due dates for returns are the last day of the periods given in column (5) of the table above following the relevant reporting frequency period set out in column (4) of the table above.

Note 5

The reporting frequency in relation to FSA065 is calculated from 31 December each calendar year. In relation to FIN060,3 this field is calculated from the small electronic money institution's accounting reference date.

Note 6

This is calculated from 31 December each calendar year.