Methodological and interpretative documents

Guidelines of European Supervisory Authorities

Notification to the CNB

  • Financial counterparties
    • Notification when FC does not calculate its positions against the clearing threshold, or when the result of the calculation exceeds the clearing thresholds and when they no longer exceed the clearing thresholds (art. 4a of Regulation (EU) 648/2012 as amended by regulation 2019/834).

      ESMA form should be used.

    • the number of unconfirmed OTC derivative transactions (xlsx, 198 kB, available in Czech only) (art. 12 (4) of Regulation (EU) No.149/2013)
    • disputes between counterparties relating to OTC derivative contract (art. 15 (2) of Regulation (EU) No. 149/2013) (by e-mail)
  • Non Financial counterparties
    • Notification when NFC does not calculate its positions against the clearing threshold, or when the result of the calculation exceeds the clearing thresholds and when they no longer exceed the clearing thresholds (art. 10(1) of Regulation (EU) 648/2012).

ESMA form should be used.

These notifications shall be submitted to CNB (emir@cnb.cz)

 Notification to ESMA

  • Non Financial counterparties
    • Notification when FC or NFC does not calculate its positions against the clearing threshold, or when the result of the calculation exceeds the clearing thresholds and when they no longer exceed the clearing thresholds (art. 4a of Regulation (EU) 648/2012 as amended by regulation 2019/834).

      Please see also an ESMA website.
      These notifications shall be submitted to ESMA (EMIR-notifications@esma.europa.eu)

 Questions and answers

  • List of the CNB Opinions regarding special regulatory questions (available in Czech only) is published in a separate web application 
  • CNB answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ, available in Czech only)
  • Questions and answers of the Commission and the EBA regarding financial market regulation (Single Rulebook Q&A) (external link) – to Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR) of the European Parliament and of the Council on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms and amending Regulation (EU) No 648/2012, to Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 (SecReg) laying down a general framework for securitisation and creating a specific framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation, to Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 (EMIR) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories, to Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 (CSDR) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories, to  Regulation (EU) 2015/847 (WTR) on information accompanying transfers of funds and to Regulation (EU) 2015/751 (IFR) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions,  to Directive 2013/36/EU (CRD) of the European Parliament and of the Council on access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms, to Directive 2014/59/EU (BRRD) of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for the recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms, to Directive 2014/49/EU (DGSD) of the European Parliament and of the Council on deposit guarantee schemes, to Directive (EU) 2015/2366 (PSD2) of the European Parliament and of the Council on payments services in the internal market, to Directive 2014/17/EU (MCD) of the European Parliament and of the Council on credit agreements for consumers relating to residential immovable property, Directive  2008/48/EC (CCD) of the European Parliament and of the Council on credit agreements for consumers, Directive (EU) 2015/849 (AMLD) of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, to Directive 2014/92/EU (PAD) on the comparability of fees related to payment accounts, payment account switching and access to payment accounts with basic features, to Directive 2009/110/EC (EMD) on the taking up, pursuit and prudential supervision of the business of electronic money institutions, to Directive 2002/65/EC (DMD) concerning the distance marketing of consumer financial services and to binding technical standards (RTS, ITS) and EBA guidelines (GL)