REC 6A.1 Exercise of passport rights by EEA market operator

REC 6A.1.1G

1Under section 312A of the Act, an EEA market operator may make arrangements in the United Kingdom to facilitate access to, or use of, a regulated market or multilateral trading facility operated by it if:

  1. (1)

    the operator has given its Home State regulator notice of its intention to make such arrangements; and

  2. (2)

    the Home State regulator has given the FCA3 notice of the operator's intention.

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REC 6A.1.2G

In making these arrangements, the operator has exempt person status as respects any regulated activity, which is carried on as a part of its business of operating the market or facility in question, or in connection with, or for the purposes of that business.

REC 6A.1.3G

An EEA market operator has exempt person status as respects any regulated activity which is carried on as a part of its business of operating a regulated market or multilateral trading facility if the operator made arrangements in the United Kingdom on or before 31 October 2007 to facilitate access to, or use of, that regulated market or multilateral trading facility.

REC 6A.1.4G

2In accordance with the RAP regulations, references in section 312A of the Act to specified regulated market and market are to be read as including reference to a specified auction platform and an auction platform as applicable.