ISDA Requests Extension of Relief on Brexit-related Novations

On November 25, 2019, ISDA wrote to European authorities to request an extension to regulatory technical standards (RTS) related to novation, in order to avoid expiry at the end of the year. The novation RTS allows counterparties, in the event of a ‘no-deal Brexit’, to novate their contracts from the UK to an EU counterparty without triggering clearing or margining requirements for 12 months. The novation RTS requires extending to keep pace with the ongoing Brexit delays.

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