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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 22 Recordkeeping policy

  1. (1)

    An application for registration as a trade repository shall contain information about the receipt and administration of data, including any policies and procedures put in place by the applicant to ensure:

    1. (a)

      a timely and accurate registration of the information reported;

    2. (b)

      a record-keeping of all reported information relating to the conclusion, modification or termination of an SFT in a reporting log;

    3. (c)

      that the data is maintained both online and offline;

    4. (d)

      that the data is adequately copied for business continuity purposes.

  2. (2)

    An application for registration as a trade repository shall contain information on the recordkeeping systems, policies and procedures that are used in order to ensure that the data reported is modified appropriately and that positions are calculated correctly in accordance with relevant legislative or regulatory requirements.