Further to our news item regarding the postponement of the Regulation (EU) No 2015/2365 on Securities Financing Transactions ("SFTR") reporting deadlines, the Malta Financial Services Authority, in its circular dated 8 July 2020, reminded entities acting as a counterparty to securities financing transactions ("SFT") (as defined in terms of the SFTR) and falling within the definitions of a 'Credit Institution', 'Investment Firm', 'Central Securities Depository' or 'Central Counterparty' in terms of the SFTR, to report their SFTs as of 13 July 2020.

Originally published July 8, 2020.

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