List of third-country jurisdictions meeting the conditions for endorsement of credit ratings into the UK

Here we list the jurisdictions whose legal and supervisory frameworks meet the conditions for endorsement of credit ratings into the UK for regulatory use.

This list will be updated as necessary.

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • The European Union
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • The United States of America

UK registered credit rating agencies (CRAs) wishing to endorse ratings issued in these jurisdictions, are reminded that they must ensure that the credit rating activities of the third country CRA meet all the requirements of Article 4(3) of the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation, as amended by the Credit Rating Agencies (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.