Article 227 - Conditions for applying a 0 % volatility adjustment under the Financial Collateral Comprehensive Method
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Conditions for applying a 0 % volatility adjustment under the Financial Collateral Comprehensive Method
Institutions may apply a 0 % volatility adjustment where all the following conditions are met:
both the exposure and the collateral are denominated in the same currency;
either the maturity of the transaction is no more than one day or both the exposure and the collateral are subject to daily marking-to-market or daily re-margining;
the time between the last marking-to-market before a failure to re-margin by the counterparty and the liquidation of the collateral is no more than four business days;
the transaction is settled in a settlement system proven for that type of transaction;
the documentation covering the agreement or transaction is standard market documentation for repurchase transactions or securities lending or borrowing transactions in the securities concerned;
the transaction is governed by documentation specifying that where the counterparty fails to satisfy an obligation to deliver cash or securities or to deliver margin or otherwise defaults, then the transaction is immediately terminable;
the counterparty is considered a core market participant by the competent authorities.
The core market participants referred to in point (h) of paragraph 2 shall include the following entities:
the entities mentioned in Article 197(1)(b) exposures to which are assigned a 0 % risk weight under Chapter 2;
other financial undertakings within the meaning of points (25)(b) and (d) of Article 13 of Directive 2009/138/EC exposures to which are assigned a 20 % risk weight under the Standardised Approach or which, in the case of institutions calculating risk-weighted exposure amounts and expected loss amounts under the IRB Approach, do not have a credit assessment by a recognised ECAI and are internally rated by the institution;
regulated pension funds;
recognised clearing organisations.