The decision from the European Commission means the rules will come into force from 3 September 2020.
Trade associations including AIMA and FIA EPTA have said the short selling restrictions have failed to curb volatility and could pose long-term damage.
The endorsement comes two months after the ESMA stated it would postpone enforcing CSDR's settlement discipline regime following an industry-wide lobby.
Trade repositories will be able to register with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) following the end of the Brexit transition period.
New working group will look to solve complications for pension funds in providing cash collateral as variation margin.
National authorities are not expected to enforce the reporting obligations under SFTR as until 13 July 2020.
ISLA and ICMA write to regulators appealing for delay due to Coronavirus pandemic.
Authorities in Spain, Italy, France and the UK have all enforced bans on creating or increasing short positions on some securities in response to significant declines across Europe’s equities markets.
As temporary permissions run out at the end of the year, managers are expected to seek out Supermancos in order to market their funds in Europe.