Reporting under the Securities Financing Transaction Reporting regulation (SFTR) started yesterday for Non Financial Counterparties (see here). The scope of SFTR includes “commodities lending”, which could be taken to include certain activities undertaken by commodity and energy market participants. The latest Questions and Answers document from ESMA can be found here. In June, the UK government announced that SFTR would not apply to Non Financial Counterparties in jurisdiction (see here).
Source: CTRM Center