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Equias’ award winning Central Matching Services (CMS) delivers a central platform offering straight through processing to energy trading market participants including trades, brokers, clearing houses, and trade repositories. The CMS provides a simple interface via a web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI), allowing uses to monitor activity in real-time.


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Equias provides a locally installed messaging component which interfaces with your relevant local software (ETRM system, reporting warehouse, etc.) and provides a secure, guaranteed interface to the CMS.  In addition this this, there are a variety of manual upload option dependent on the service.

When implementing CMS modules, you may need to refer to a standard set of codes as defined in the EFET Standards. All these codes are listed (and available for download) on the EFET Static Data site

To request a new EIC code, please fill out the form and then return it to EFET at eic@efet.org

Unless requested by a client, the CMS will retain all client data while the service remains offered by Equias.

The CMS is hosted by a top tier hosting partner, with a full resilient plan for any DR situation, including a full failover installation at a separate location. Our DR solution is tested annually.

For more information, including guidance of an operational and technical nature with regard to each affected product, click here
Also review the ACER - RRM User Group Infosheet.

eXRP

eXRP provides a universal interface to brokers to connect to clearing services, and vice versa, for the registration of off-exchange cleared and clearable products. eXRP also offers a simple portal for participants (traders, brokers, exchanges) to view and monitor the progress of their cleared deals from execution through to clearing.

The CMS eXRP fee schedule is available on the Equias website.

eRR

eRR is currently connected to DTCC, Regis-TR, and UnaVista for EMIR trade reporting.  eRR is also a Registered Reporting Mechanism (RRM) for reporting under REMIT to ACER.

Any eRR client can see a real time view of what has been reported for their company via the eRR application, regardless of who has reported the trade – the trader, their OMP, or their counterparty.

The CMS eRR fee schedule is available on the Equias website.

eRR - SMT

Equias’ mission is to increase market participation and trading activity as this benefits the whole European energy market. Equias’ services to smaller traders aims to minimise the costs and complexities associated with trading to encourage greater activity in the largest segment of the European energy market. One barrier to participation is regulatory compliance and the reporting obligations associated with it. Equias enables smaller traders to access trade data which has been reported on their behalf in a simple real-time application. This ensures they can efficiently and easily meet their compliance obligations – for free.

eCM

eCM implements standardised business processes compliant with the EFET eCM Standard that automates the exchange and processing of data between traders and brokers. The EFET eCM Standard is available here

Yes, eCM facilitates confirmation matching bilaterally, either between two counterparties or between a trader and a broker; and trilaterally between two trading organisations and a broker.
Processing for each scenario is described in the EFET eCM Standard

The EFET eCM Standard provides a list of products which can be confirmed in eCM.

Organisations signing up with Equias and connecting to eCM must complete the Equias Accession Agreement.
All Legal documentation is available in Documents

Implementation can vary significantly based on an organisation’s readiness; both in terms of technical set up and business processing.  Clients should first connect to UAT environment for testing and assurance, prior to migrating to production.

As a minimum we recommend a client plan for 6 weeks for end-to-end implementation.

Any eCM client can see a real-time data flow of the confirmation process through eCM.

eCM lite

The eCM lite fee schedule is available on the Equias website

Equias offers eCM lite –an on-line tool aimed at small trading companies without the time or resources to implement full end to end electronic confirmation matching. eCM lite gives your company access to the complete European electronic confirmation community. With eCM lite your company will comply with regulatory rules for timely confirmation.

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