ESMA updated the questions and answers (Q&A) document on Securitization Regulation. The updated Q&A document clarifies different aspects of the templates contained in the draft technical standards on disclosure requirements, including clarifications on how certain fields in the templates should be completed. This version of the Q&A document contains an additional section on the draft technical standards on notifications to ESMA of securitizations that meet the Simple, Transparent, and Standardized (STS) criteria.
The Q&A document is intended to promote common, uniform, and consistent supervisory approaches and practices in the day-to-day application of Securitization Regulation (Regulation 2017/2402) and to help regulated entities comply with their obligations. ESMA has provided the Q&A in advance of several delegated acts being adopted by EC, with a view to providing guidance to market participants seeking further context that may be helpful for their future expectations of how to comply with these technical standards. Market participants should be aware that the Q&A are subject to change if the delegated acts adopted by EC contain changes relative to the draft technical standards submitted by ESMA to EC.
Keywords: Europe, EU, Securities, Securitization Regulation, Q&A, STS Securitization, Disclosures, ESMA
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