Article 2 — Implementation stages and first reporting
- The multi-purpose shared analytical credit data set according to this Regulation shall be established in stages. The first stage shall start on 1 September 2018. The first monthly and quarterly transmission under this stage and pursuant to this Regulation shall start with data for 30 September 2018.
- To ensure the appropriate identification of counterparties, NCBs shall transmit to the ECB a first set of the counterparty reference data, in accordance with Template 1 of Annex I, six months prior to the first transmission referred to in paragraph 1.
- To allow for the necessary organisational and technical preparations for the transmission of the counterparty reference data referred to in paragraph 2, NCBs may require reporting agents to provide partial or complete counterparties reference data and credit data from 31 December 2017 onwards.