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ACER issues open letter on REMIT data quality

ACER published a 3rd “Open letter on REMIT data quality” on Friday, which can be found here. The previous such letter was published just over a year ago (see here). The document addresses specific issues that occur when Market Participants and others fulfil their REMIT reporting requirements.

Some points to note in the letter include:

  • Acceptance of records by an Registered Reporting Mechanism (RRM) is not sufficient proof of data quality (page 3).
  • If data is reported wrongly, the correct course of action is to tell the RRM, who should tell ACER (page 3).
  • There will  be dedicated guidance on life cycle events (page 6).
  • Attention is drawn to late reports (page 8).


About avivhandler

Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy focused on the regulation of the commodity, energy and financial markets. He has more than 23 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodity markets, covering regulatory compliance, credit, risk and financial technology. Prior to founding ETR, he was Partner at SunGard Global Services, where he built a Centre of Excellence in European Energy and Commodity Regulation. Before that, he founded Coherence, a consulting firm specializing in credit risk in commodity and energy trading as well as software product management. The credit practice ultimately became part of Sirius Solutions, where he was the Managing Director of Europe. He has also held management roles at KWI and Iris Financial, among other organizations. Mr. Handler holds a degree in computer science from Imperial College, University of London.


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