Inter-partnership compensation agreements cover only bilateral compensation contracts. The company must have procedures in place to verify the legal validity of its contractual compensation in light of possible changes in applicable legislation; No no. Compensation agreements of this type, already considered by the credit institution to reduce risks (before the applicability of the notification procedure or already notified under the new notification procedure) for the nature of the counterparty in the relevant jurisdiction can be concluded with new counterparties of the same type and in the same jurisdiction without having been previously requested. The entity may recognize that the following types of contractual networks reduce risk: the notification form has two components. The first part deals with the confirmation of the crR`s Section 296 requirements for the recognition of contractual compensation agreements and the obligations under section 297 of the RRC. These confirmations relate to the conditions for the recognition of each compensation agreement – for example, with regard to an exit clause – or the terms of an institution`s internal procedures. 296 Recognition of contractual clearing agreements 1. The competent authorities only recognise a contractual compensation agreement if the conditions set out in paragraphs 2 and 3 are met. 2. The following conditions must be met in all contractual compensation agreements: in order to avoid any change in the basic rights provisions which, in the opinion of the credit institution, are not substantial, recommended in the notice or covered by the notice and therefore do not require the appointment of a new or updated legal opinion in accordance with Article 296, paragraph 2, point b), Regulation (EU) No. 575/2013, should not be notified to the ECB. From 1 October 2020, banks must use a form to inform BaFin if they want to reduce their credit risks by clearing (see the information box “Netting als Kreditrisikominderungstechnik”).