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qualifying holding

    10 (1) (in GENPRU and BIPRU) 11has the meaning in GENPRU 2.2.203R (Qualifying holdings), which is in summary a direct or indirect holding of a bank or building society in a non-financial undertaking which represents 10% or more of the capital or of the voting rights or which makes it possible to exercise a significant influence over the management of that undertaking.

    (2) (otherwise) a28 direct or indirect holding in an investment firm which represents 10% or more of the capital or of the voting rights, as set out in articles 9 and 1028 of the Transparency Directive, taking into account the conditions regarding aggregation in article 12(4) and (5) of that Directive,28 or which makes it possible to exercise a significant influence over the management of the investment firm in which that holding subsists.11

    [Note: article 4(1)(31)28 of MiFID]