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Article 26a - Accessibility of information on the European single access point

Article 26a

Accessibility of information on the European single access point

1.  
From 10 January 2030, Member States shall ensure that, when making public any information referred to in Article 14 of this Directive, credit institutions permitted to issue covered bonds submit that information at the same time to the relevant collection body referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article for the purpose of making it accessible on European single access point (ESAP) established pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2023/2859 of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 2 ).

Member States shall ensure that the information complies with the following requirements:

(a) 

be submitted in a data extractable format as defined in Article 2, point (3), of Regulation (EU) 2023/2859 or, where required by Union law, in a machine-readable format, as defined in Article 2, point (4), of that Regulation;

(b) 

be accompanied by the following metadata:

(i) 

all the names of the credit institution permitted to issue covered bonds to which the information relates;

(ii) 

the legal entity identifier of the credit institution permitted to issue covered bonds, as specified pursuant to Article 7(4), point (b), of Regulation (EU) 2023/2859;

(iii) 

the size of the credit institution permitted to issue covered bonds by category, as specified pursuant to Article 7(4), point (d), of that Regulation;

(iv) 

the type of information, as classified pursuant to Article 7(4), point (c), of that Regulation;

(v) 

an indication of whether the information contains personal data.

2.  
For the purposes of paragraph 1, point (b)(ii), Member States shall ensure that credit institutions permitted to issue covered bonds obtain a legal entity identifier.
3.  
By 9 January 2030, for the purpose of making the information referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article accessible on ESAP, Member States shall designate at least one collection body as defined in Article 2, point (2), of Regulation (EU) 2023/2859 and notify ESMA thereof.
4.  
From 10 January 2030, Member States shall ensure that the information referred to in Article 24 and Article 26(1), points (b) and (c), of this Directive is made accessible on ESAP. For that purpose, the collection body as defined in Article 2, point (2), of Regulation (EU) 2023/2859 shall be the competent authority.

Member States shall ensure that the information complies with the following requirements:

(a) 

be submitted in a data extractable format as defined in Article 2, point (3), of Regulation (EU) 2023/2859;

(b) 

be accompanied by the following metadata:

(i) 

all the names of the credit institution permitted to issue covered bonds to which the information relates;

(ii) 

where available, the legal entity identifier of the credit institution permitted to issue covered bonds, as specified pursuant to Article 7(4), point (b), of Regulation (EU) 2023/2859;

(iii) 

the type of information, as classified pursuant to Article 7(4), point (c), of that Regulation;

(iv) 

an indication of whether the information contains personal data.

5.  

For the purpose of ensuring the efficient collection and management of information submitted in accordance with paragraph 1, EBA shall develop draft implementing technical standards to specify the following:

(a) 

any other metadata to accompany the information;

(b) 

the structuring of data in the information;

(c) 

for which information a machine-readable format is required and, in such cases, which machine-readable format is to be used.

For the purposes of point (c), EBA shall assess the advantages and disadvantages of different machine-readable formats and conduct appropriate field tests.

EBA shall submit those draft implementing technical standards to the Commission.

Power is conferred on the Commission to adopt the implementing technical standards referred to in the first subparagraph of this paragraph in accordance with Article 15 of Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010.

6.  
Where necessary, EBA shall adopt guidelines to ensure that the metadata submitted in accordance with paragraph 5, first subparagraph, point (a), are correct.


( 2 ) Regulation (EU) 2023/2859 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2023 establishing a European single access point providing centralised access to publicly available information of relevance to financial services, capital markets and sustainability (OL L, 2023/2859, 20.12.2023, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2023/2859/oj).