THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,
Having regard to Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2017 laying down a general framework for securitisation and creating a specific framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation, and in particular Article 10(8) thereof,
A uniform format for applications to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) for registration as a securitisation repository or for extension of a registration of a trade repository should ensure that all information required pursuant to Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1230 is submitted to, and easily identified by, ESMA.
It is important that the information in those applications be submitted in a format that enables storage for future use and reproduction. Therefore, these applications should be submitted in a durable medium.
In order to facilitate the identification of the information submitted within those applications, a unique reference number and a title for each of their documents should be provided. For the same reason, the applicant should be required to identify any information submitted by reference to the provision of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1230 which that information relates to.
This Regulation is based on the draft implementing technical standards submitted by ESMA to the Commission.
In accordance with Article 15 of Regulation (EU) No 1095/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council, ESMA has conducted an open public consultation on the draft implementing technical standards on which this Regulation is based, analysed the potential related costs and benefits and requested the opinion of the Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group established by Article 37 of that Regulation,
HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION: