Recital 64

Financial entities remain fully responsible

A financial entity should at all times remain fully responsible for complying with its obligations set out in this Regulation. Financial entitiesas defined in Article 2, points (a) to (t) should apply a proportionate approach to the monitoring of risks emerging at the level of the ICT third-party service providersan undertaking providing ICT services, by duly considering the nature, scale, complexity and importance of their ICT-related dependencies, the criticality or importance of the services, processes or functions subject to the contractual arrangements and, ultimately, on the basis of a careful assessment of any potential impact on the continuity and quality of financial services at individual and at groupa group as defined in Article 2, point (11), of Directive 2013/34/EU level, as appropriate.