Content Options

Content Options

View Options

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.

You are viewing the version of the document as on 2021-01-01.

Status: In this content, we have included all amendments made by EU exit-related instruments up to end September 2020. There will be more amendments to be made later this year, further to the September QCP.

Article 18 Details to be published by the APA

  1. (1)

    An APA shall make public:

    1. (a)

      for transactions executed in respect of shares, depositary receipts, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), certificates and other similar financial instruments, the details of a transaction specified in Table 2 of Annex I to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/587 and, use the appropriate flags listed in Table 3 of Annex I to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/587;

    2. (b)

      for transactions executed in respect of bonds, structured finance products, emission allowances and derivatives the details of a transaction specified in Table 1 of Annex II to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/583 and use the appropriate flags listed in Table 2 of Annex II to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/583.

  2. (2)

    Where publishing information on when the transaction was reported, an APA shall include the date and time, up to the second, it publishes the transaction.

  3. (3)

    By way of derogation from paragraph 2, an APA that publishes information regarding a transaction executed on an electronic system shall include the date and time, up to the millisecond, of the publication of that transaction in its trade report.

  4. (4)

    For the purposes of paragraph 3, an "electronic system" shall mean a system where orders are electronically tradable or where orders are tradable outside the system provided that they are advertised through the given system.

  5. (5)

    Timestamps referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 shall, respectively, not diverge by more than one second or millisecond from the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) issued and maintained by one of the timing centres listed in the latest Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) Annual Report on Time Activities.