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Article 3b Collateralisation

  1. (1)

    The type of collateralisation of the derivative contract referred to in Field 21 of Table 1 of the Annex shall be identified by the reporting counterparty in accordance with paragraphs 2 to 5.

  2. (2)

    Where no collateral agreement exists between the counterparties or where the collateral agreement between the counterparties stipulates that the reporting counterparty does not post neither initial margin nor variation margin with respect to the derivative contract, the type of collateralisation of the derivative contract shall be identified as uncollateralised;

  3. (3)

    Where the collateral agreement between the counterparties stipulates that the reporting counterparty only posts regularly variation margins with respect to the derivative contract, the type of collateralisation of the derivative contract shall be identified as partially collateralised;

  4. (4)

    Where the collateral agreement between the counterparties stipulates that the reporting counterparty posts the initial margin and regularly posts variation margins and that the other counterparty either posts only variation margins or does not post any margins with respect to the derivative contract, the type of collateralisation of the derivative contract shall be identified as one-way collateralised;

  5. (5)

    Where the collateral agreement between the counterparties stipulates that both counterparties post initial margin and regularly post variation margins with respect to the derivative contract, the type of collateralisation of the derivative contract shall be identified as fully collateralised.