On 28 May 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued a consultation regarding amendments to its guidelines on data transfer between trade repositories (TRs) under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, as well as on guidelines regarding data transfer between TRs under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR). The deadline for responding to the consultation is 27 August 2021. ESMA will consider the responses to this consultation with a view to finalising the proposed Guidelines and will publish a final report by Q1-2022.