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 17 Ancillary services

Where an applicant, an undertaking within its group, or an undertaking with which the applicant has an agreement relating to trading or post-trading service offers, or plans to offer any ancillary services, its application for registration as a trade repository shall contain the following information:

  1. (a)

    a description of the ancillary services that the applicant, or the undertaking within its group, performs and a description of any agreement that the trade repository may have with companies offering trading, post-trading, or other related services, as well as copies of such agreements;

  2. (b)

    the procedures and policies that ensure the necessary degree of operational separation in terms of resources, systems and procedures, between the applicant's trade repository services under Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 and other business lines, including those business lines that comprise the provision of services under UK or third country legislation, irrespective of whether that separate business line is run by the trade repository, a company belonging to its holding company, or any other company within which it has an agreement in the context of the trading or post-trading chain or business line.