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(1) The BIPRU Remuneration Code does not contain specific notification requirements. However, general circumstances in which the FCA expects to be notified by firms of matters relating to their compliance with requirements under the regulatory system are set out in SUP 15.3 (General notification requirements). (2) In particular, in relation to remuneration matters, such circumstances should take into account unregulated activities as well as regulated activities and the activities
11The RAO and the auction regulation together generate three broad categories of person in relation to bidding for emission allowances26 on an auction platform:(1) The first category consists of an investment firm to which MiFID applies, a CRD credit institution and a third country credit institution where the 26 firm is bidding on behalf of its clients or on its own account for emissions auction products26. For these purposes a third country credit institution refers to a credit
(1) 7In addition to instruments admitted to or dealt in on an eligible market, a UCITS scheme may also with the express consent of the FCA (which takes the form of a waiver under sections 138A and 138B of the Act as applied by section 250 of the Act or regulation 7 of the OEIC Regulations) invest in an approved money-market instrument provided:(a) the issue or issuer is itself regulated for the purpose of protecting investors and savings in accordance with COLL 5.2.10AR (2);(b)
(1) In addition to the notification requirements in the dual-regulated firms Remuneration Code2, general circumstances in which the FCA expects to be notified by firms of matters relating to their compliance with requirements under the regulatory system are set out in SUP 15.3 (General notification requirements).(2) For remuneration matters in particular, those circumstances should take into account unregulated activities, as well as regulated activities and the activities of
In discharging its obligations under CASS 6.3.1 R,6 a firm should also consider, as appropriate,6 together with any other relevant matters:6(1) the third party's performance of its services to the firm;6(2) the arrangements that the third party has in place for holding and safeguarding the safe custody asset;22(2A) market practices related to the holding of the safe custody asset that could adversely affect clients’ rights.8(3) current industry standard reports, for example "Assurance
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1Examples of circumstances in which the FCA will consider varying a firm'sPart 4A permission because it has serious concerns about a firm, or about the way its business is being or has been conducted include where: (1) in relation to the grounds for exercising the power under section 55J(1)(a) or section 55L(2)(a) of the Act, the firm appears to be failing, or appears likely to fail, to satisfy the threshold conditions relating to one or more, or all, of its regulated activities,

Glossary of defined terms for Chapter 14

If a defined term does not appear in the IPRU(INV) 14 glossary below, the definition appearing in the main Handbook Glossary applies.

ancillary services undertaking

an undertaking the principal activity of which consists of owning or managing property, managing data-processing services, or any other similar activity which is ancillary to the principal activity of one or more of the firms subject to this chapter.

broad scope firm

as in the Glossary in IPRU(INV) chapter 3.

CAD Article 5 exempting criteria

the following criteria in respect of the firm's dealing positions:

- such positions arise only as a result of the firm's failure to match investors orders precisely;

- the total market value of all such positions is subject to a ceiling of 15% of the firm's initial capital; and

- such positions are incidental and provisional in nature and strictly limited to the time required to carry out the transaction in question.

contingent liability

the meaning in FRS 12 which states that it is:

(a) a possible obligation that arises from past events and whose existence will be confirmed only by the occurrence of one or more uncertain future events not wholly within the entity's control or

(b) a present obligation that arises from past events but is not recognised because:

(i) it is not probable that a transfer of economic benefits will be required to settle the obligation; or

(ii) the amount of the obligation cannot be measured with sufficient reliability.

consolidated supervision

the application of the financial rules in the Interim Prudential sourcebook for investment businesses in accordance with rules and guidance in 14.1.1 to 14.5.4.

EEA parent

a firm's direct or indirect parent which has its head office in the EEA.

financial holding company

an undertaking that satisfies the following conditions:

(a) it is:

(i) a financial institution; or

(ii) a firm falling within IPRU-INV rule 14.1.1(1);

(b) is subsidiary undertakings are either exclusively or mainly:

(i) credit institutions;,

(ii) investment firms;

(iii) broad scope firms or undertakings carrying on activities which (if they were firms doing those activities in the United Kingdom) would make them broad scope firms; and

(iv) financial institutions,

one of which at least is a credit institution, a firm falling within IPRU-INV rule 14.1.1(1) or an investment firm; and

(c) it is not a mixed financial holding company.

financial institution

an undertaking other than a credit institution, the principal activity of which is to acquire holdings or to carry on a listed activity.

group financial resources

the resources of a firm's group calculated in accordance with rules 14.4 (Group financial resources).

group financial resources requirement

the requirement that a firm's group maintains financial resources calculated in accordance with the rules in 14.5 (Group financial resources requirement).

investment firm

investment firm as in the main Glossary except that it excludes persons to which the MiFID does not apply as a result of article 2 or 3 of the MiFID.

Material holding

a holding of –

(a) ordinary share capital and non cumulative preference share capital; or

(b) subordinated loan and non fixed-term cumulative preference share capital,

in a credit institution or a financial institution where –

(i) (a) or (b) above exceeds 10% of the share capital plus share premium of the issuer; or

(ii) the aggregate of (a) and (b) above exceeds 10% of the firm’sown funds, before deducting the holding.

Material insurance holding

the higher of –

(1) the book value of an investment held in an insurance undertaking, reinsurance undertaking, or insurance holding company (investment for this purpose is either a participation or the investment in a subsidiary undertaking); or

(2) the group's proportionate share of that undertaking's local or notional regulatory capital requirement."

Non-trading book

in relation to a firm's business or exposures, means any position, counterparty exposure or balance sheet item nit falling within the definition of trading book.


any parent undertaking as defined in section 1162 of the Companies Act 2006 and any undertaking which effectively exercises a dominant influence over another undertaking.


a participation within the meaning of Article 17 of Directive 78/660/EEC or the ownership either direct or indirect of 20% or more of the voting rights or capital of another undertaking which is not a subsidiary.


as in section 1159(1) of the Companies Act 2006.

trading book

as in the Glossary in IPRU(INV) chapter 5.