Consultation on STS notification

Consultation on STS notification

from 19 December 2017 to 19 March 2018


Responding to this paper

ESMA invites responses to the questions set out throughout its Consultation Paper on Draft technical standards on content and format of the STS notification under the Securitisation Regulation (ESMA33-128-33). Responses are most helpful if they:

  • respond to the question stated;
  • contain a clear rationale; and
  • describe any alternatives ESMA should consider.

ESMA will consider all responses received by 19 March 2018


In order to facilitate analysis of responses to the Consultation Paper, respondents are requested to follow the below steps when preparing and submitting their response:

  • Insert your responses to the questions in the Consultation Paper in the present response form.
  • Please do not remove tags of the type <ESMA_QUESTION_STS_1>. Your response to each question has to be framed by the two tags corresponding to the question.
  • If you do not wish to respond to a given question, please do not delete it but simply leave the text “TYPE YOUR TEXT HERE” between the tags.
  • When you have drafted your response, name your response form according to the following convention: ESMA_STS_nameofrespondent_RESPONSEFORM. For example, for a respondent named ABCD, the response form would be entitled ESMA_STS_ABCD_RESPONSEFORM.
  • Upload the form containing your responses, in Word format, to ESMA’s website ( under the heading “Your input – Open consultations” à “Draft technical standards on content and format of the STS notification under the Securitisation Regulation”).

Publication of responses

All contributions received will be published following the close of the consultation, unless you request otherwise. Please clearly indicate by ticking the appropriate checkbox on the website submission page if you do not wish your contribution to be publicly disclosed. A confidential response may be requested from us in accordance with ESMA’s rules on access to documents. We may consult you if we receive such a request. Any decision we make not to disclose the response is reviewable by ESMA’s Board of Appeal and the European Ombudsman.

Data protection

Information on data protection can be found at under the heading “Data protection”.

Who should read this paper

This consultation paper will be of interest to key parties in a securitisation including originators, sponsors, SSPE and institutional investors in securitisation.

Documents available for this Consultation
19/12/2017ESMA33-128-33Consultation_Paper_STS notification
19/12/2017ESMA33-128-33 response formResponse form - Consultation Paper STS notification

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