Investment Operations

ESMA Publishes Data Operational Plan for No-Deal Brexit Scenario

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published a statement in relation to the impact on ESMA’s databases and IT systems of a no-deal Brexit scenario on 29 March 2019.
This statement complements the previous statement on the use of UK data in ESMA’s databases and performance of MiFID II calculations in case of a no-deal Brexit from 5 February 2019 and provides further details related to the operation of ESMA data systems during the period following a no-deal Brexit occurring on 29 March 2019. This statement covers the actions related to the following systems:
  • Financial Instruments Reference Data System (FIRDS);
  • Financial Instrument Transparency System (FITRS);
  • Double Volume Cap System (DVCAP);
  • Transaction reporting systems; and
  • ESMA’s registers and data.
This statement also sets out ESMA’s further communication plan to external stakeholders.