Status: Please note you should read all Brexit changes to the FCA Handbook and BTS alongside the main FCA transitional directions. Where these directions apply the 'standstill', firms have the choice between complying with the pre-IP completion day rules, or the post-IP completion day rules. To see a full list of Handbook modules affected, please see Annex B to the main FCA transitional directions.

Article 12 Data structure

  1. (1)

    Credit rating agencies shall submit to the FCA qualitative data reports in the format specified in the tables in Part 1 of Annex I together with their first report of rating data in accordance with Article 11. Any changes to those qualitative data reports shall be immediately reported to the FCA’s system as an update, before the rating data which are affected by those changes are submitted to the FCA. Where a credit rating agency reports on behalf of a group, as referred to in Article 1(4), one set of qualitative data reports may be submitted to the FCA.

  2. (2)

    Credit rating agencies shall submit rating data reports for ratings referred to in Articles 8, 9 and 11 in the format specified in the tables in Part 2 of Annex I.