With this circular, we would like to draw your attention to the forthcoming change under ESMA requirements for the identification of natural persons from the United Kingdom (UK) concerning the obligation of Trading Participants to properly provide the data to be supplied under Directive 2014/65 EU and Regulation 600/2014.
Eurex Frankfurt AG will
2. Required action
Trading Participants located in the UK are obliged to upload the short/long code mappings with Eurex Frankfurt AG in accordance with ESMA requirements. Old data records of Trading Participants located in the UK are to be updated accordingly from 4 January 2021. Valid short/long code mappings will be made available to Trading Participants in the daily report TR161.
Trading Participants located in the UK who are using the upload functionality in the Member Section can use a current non-EU country code for testing the new long codes. Validation parameters cannot be decoupled for production and simulation.
Trading Participants located in the UK who are using the SFTP upload functionality will be able to conduct tests after the batch in the simulation environment from 8 December 2020.
Authorised traders with a UK nationality should arrange for their National ID to be updated immediately by contacting their Key Account Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to the upload functionality of Eurex Frankfurt AG
Until now, natural persons from the UK have been identified by means of the National IDs "National Insurance Number" (first priority) or by "CONCAT" (second priority) (Art. 6 para. 2 of the Commission Delegated Regulation 2017/590). With effect from 1 January 2021 (Brexit), UK nationals must be identified in accordance with the requirements for natural persons from third countries. Therefore the "passport number" (first priority) or "CONCAT" (second priority) must be used.
All Trading Participants of Eurex Deutschland and Vendors
Front Office/Trading, Middle + Backoffice, IT/System Administration
Your Key Account Manager or email@example.com
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