Esma weighs delay to review of repo reporting rules

Expectations grow that a review of SFTR scheduled for April will be postponed due to Covid

Esma headquarters, Paris
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A review of the European Union’s reporting rules for repurchase agreements (repo) is expected to be delayed, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Banks and investment firms were meant to start reporting repo and securities lending trades under the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) in April last year. However, the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) recommended that national authorities avoid enforcing the requirements until July 2020, due to the

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