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 3 Third country authorities

  1. (1)

    In relation to a relevant authority of a third country that has been prescribed by HM Treasury as one in which the arrangements for trade repositories are equivalent to those in the United Kingdom (in accordance with Article 75(1)) (equivalence), a trade repository shall provide access to the data, taking account of the third country authority’s mandate and responsibilities.

  2. (2)

    In relation to a relevant authority of a third country that has entered into a cooperation arrangement with the FCA as referred to in Article 76 of Regulation (EU) No 648/2012, a trade repository shall provide access to the data, taking account of the third country authority's mandate and responsibilities and in line with the provisions of the relevant cooperation arrangement.