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Article 2 Identification of counterparties and other entities

  1. (1)

    The report referred to in Article 1 shall use an ISO 17442 legal entity identifier ("LEI") code to identify the following:

    1. (a)

      a beneficiary which is a legal entity;

    2. (b)

      a broking entity;

    3. (c)

      a central counterparty ("CCP") authorised in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 648/2012;

    4. (d)

      a clearing member;

    5. (e)

      an agent lender;

    6. (f)

      a central securities depository ("CSD") participant;

    7. (g)

      a counterparty which is a legal entity;

    8. (h)

      a tri-party agent;

    9. (i)

      a report submitting entity;

    10. (j)

      an issuer of a security which was lent, borrowed or provided as collateral in a SFT.

  2. (2)

    A counterparty to an SFT shall ensure that the reference data related to its ISO 17442 LEI code is renewed in accordance with the terms of any of the accredited Local Operating Units of the Global LEI System.

  3. (3)

    Where an SFT is concluded through a branch of a counterparty, the report referred to in Article 1 shall use the code specified in Field 7 and in Field 8 of Table 1 of Annex I to identify that branch of a counterparty.