BRUSSELS, 10 December
2019 – The Financial Data Exchange Templates (FinDatEx) platform today publishes
its first template, the 3rd iteration of the European MiFID Template
(EMT V3) available on FinDatEx website.
This template standardises
the information on target market and costs between product manufacturers and distributors,
as required under MiFID 2. The EMT and all other FinDatEx templates are not
compulsory, provided to the industry free of charge and are free of any
intellectual property rights.
like to thank its coordinators and all members of FinDatEx’s MiFID working
group for their commitment over the past several months. Today’s publication
would not have been possible without their dedication to this project.
to EMT V3
recognise the huge success of the EMT V1 (where applied) and the significant
commitment of resources required to upgrade to V3. An immediate switch-over to
EMT V3 is not required, as all EMT users are anticipated to migrate over to V3
by 10 December 2020 at the latest.
versions may continue to be used for the exchange of data until that date.
During this transition period, producers of EMT data having already migrated to
EMT V3 should issue V1 or V2 upon request and, correspondingly, receivers of
EMT data having migrated to V3 should accept V1 or V2. In order to remove the
risks associated with a single conversion date, FinDatEx recommends that firms
move gradually to EMT V3.
understands that the Structured Product Industry has, for a number of national
markets, a more pressing need for V3 than the other industries that also use
the EMT. It may therefore be that firms in the Structured Product Industry, in
those relevant markets, will choose to be amongst the first to implement the
new template and may do so from as early as 01 January 2020.
(Financial Data Exchange Templates) supports the development and use of
standardised templates to exchange data between European financial sector
institutions. It is comprised of the European Association of Cooperative Banks
(EACB), the European Banking Federation (EBF), the European Fund and Asset
Management Association (EFAMA), Insurance Europe, the European Association of
Public Banks (EAPB), the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) and
the European Structured Investment Products Association (EUSIPA).
already initiated on a Solvency II tripartite template (TPT), European PRIIPs
templates (EPT and CEPT), and a MiFID feedback template will be continued.
Other workstreams are also being assessed.
EACB: Marieke van Berkel, Head of Department Retail Banking, Payments,
Financial Markets, firstname.lastname@example.org, + 32 2 286 98 47
Thorsten Guthke, Director, +32 2 286 90 62, email@example.com
EBF: Pauline Guérin, Senior Policy Advisor, +32 2 508 37 63, firstname.lastname@example.org
EFAMA: Tanguy van de Werve, Director General, +32 2 513 39 69, email@example.com
ESBG: Sebastian Stodulka, Head of Regulatory Affairs, +32 2211 1162,
Europe: Richard Mackillican, Policy advisor,
Communications and PR, +32 495 27 81 01, firstname.lastname@example.org
EUSIPA: Thomas Wulf, Secretary General, +32 2 550 3415, email@example.com