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Crisis information

The role played by financial market infrastructure in the financial system means that ensuring continuity of services without systemic disruption and without recourse to public funds is a key priority. 

Systems should contact their supervisory contacts in the first instance with any issues. 

Information on financial sector continuity work is available on the Resilience information page.

In the event of a member problem systems should notify the Bank to support the settlement finality notification obligations. The Bank should be notified by email at: 

The Recognised bodies and insolvency practitioners have agreed a protocol. This guidance has been drawn up to facilitate a closer understanding of the regime in Part VII of the Companies Act 1989 and management of the respective responsibilities of recognised bodies (RBs) providing central counterparty services and insolvency practitioners (IPs) in a default situation.


Whistleblowing and Confidential Reporting
Confidential contact details
Phone: +44 (0)20 3461 8703
Post: Prudential Regulation Authority CSS(IAWB)
20 Moorgate
London, EC2R 6DA​