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IFPRU 11.6 1Contractual recognition of bail-in

Application

IFPRU 11.6.1RRP

This section applies to:

  1. (1)

    an IFPRU 730k firm that is not subject to supervision on a consolidated basis;

  2. (2)

    a firm that is an RRD group member;

  3. (3)

    a qualifying parent undertaking that is an RRD group member; and

  4. (4)

    a qualifying parent undertaking that is:

    1. (a)

      a mixed activity holding company of an IFPRU 730k firm; and

    2. (b)

      does not hold an RRD institution using an intermediate financial holding company or mixed financial holding company.

IFPRU 11.6.2GRP

This section is limited to the types of mixed activity holding company in IFPRU 11.6.1R (4) because, in accordance with article 33(3) of RRD, it is only these types of mixed activity holding company that can be subject to the bail-in provisions of RRD.

Contractual recognition of bail-in

IFPRU 11.6.3RRP
  1. (1)

    If a liability meets the conditions in (2), a firm or qualifying parent undertaking must include a term in the contract governing the liability which states that the creditor or party to the agreement creating the liability:

    1. (a)

      recognises that the liability may be subject to write-down and conversion powers; and

    2. (b)

      agrees to be bound by any of the following actions of a resolution authority in relation to that liability:

      1. (i)

        reduction of principal or outstanding amount due; or

      2. (ii)

        conversion; or

      3. (iii)

        cancellation.

  2. (2)

    The contractual recognition of a bail-in requirement in (1) applies to a liability that is:

    1. (a)

      governed by the law of a third country;

    2. (b)

      issued or entered into after 1 January 2016;

    3. (c)

      of a type that is not excluded under article 44(2) of RRD;

    4. (d)

      not a deposit of a type referred to in point (a) of article 108 of RRD; and

    5. (e)

      not a liability which the resolution authority has determined can be subject to write-down and conversion powers by the resolution authority of an EEA State under:

      1. (i)

        the law of a third country; or

      2. (ii)

        a binding agreement concluded with that third country.

[Note: article 55(1) of RRD]