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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 11 Unique identifiers

  1. (1)

    Each securitisation shall be assigned a unique identifier composed of the following elements, in sequential order:

    1. (a)

      the Legal Entity Identifier of the reporting entity;

    2. (b)

      the letter "A" where the securitisation is an ABCP securitisation or the letter "N" where the securitisation is a non-ABCP securitisation;

    3. (c)

      the four-digit year corresponding to:

      1. (i)

        the year in which the first securities of the securitisation were issued, where the securitisation is a non-ABCP securitisation;

      2. (ii)

        the year in which the first securities within the ABCP programme were issued, where the securitisation is an ABCP securitisation;

    4. (d)

      the number 01 or, where there is more than one securitisation with the same identifier as referred to in points (a), (b) and (c), a two-digit sequential number corresponding to the order in which information about each securitisation is made available. The order of simultaneous securitisations shall be discretionary.

  2. (2)

    Each ABCP transaction in an ABCP programme shall be assigned a unique identifier composed of the following elements, in sequential order:

    1. (a)

      the Legal Entity Identifier of the reporting entity;

    2. (b)

      the letter "T";

    3. (c)

      the four-digit year corresponding to the first closing date of the ABCP transaction;

    4. (d)

      the number 01 or, where there is more than one ABCP transaction with the same identifier as referred to in points (a), (b) and (c) of this paragraph, a two-digit sequential number corresponding to the order of the first closing date of each ABCP transaction. The order of simultaneous ABCP transactions shall be discretionary.

  3. (3)

    Unique identifiers shall not be amended by the reporting entity.