SoGP_002-2017
Monitoring of written electronic communications Statement of Good Practice for FICC Market Participants

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This document outlines SGP for the surveillance of written electronic communications on firm-owned devices, and “bring your own devices” (e.g. desktops, laptop computers, mobile phones) when using applications and software approved by the firm for the conduct of business activity on such devices. Personal communications which occur on firm devices may fall into the scope of monitoring by virtue of the communication channel. Written electronic communications conducted on personal devices for personal purposes and not conducted using applications and software approved by the firm for the conduct of business activity on such devices (e.g. personal email accounts, personal social media accounts, texting on own mobile devices etc.) are not within the scope of this document.