Related provisions for CASS 6.1.22
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This chapter (the custody rules) applies to a firm:21(1) [deleted]22(a) [deleted]22(b) [deleted]22(1A) 2when it holds financial instruments belonging to a client in the course of its MiFID business; and/or(1B) 2when it is safeguarding and administering investments, in the course of business that is not MiFID business.(2) [deleted]22
24(1) The custody rules do not apply where a client transfers full ownership of a safe custody asset to a firm for the purpose of securing or otherwise covering present or future, actual, contingent or prospective obligations.[Note: recital 27 to MiFID]4(2) 4Excepted from (1) is a transfer of the full ownership of a safe custody asset:(a) belonging to a retail client;(b) whose purpose is to secure or otherwise cover that client's present or future, actual, contingent or prospective
(1) A firm need not treat this chapter as applying in respect of a delivery versus payment transaction through a commercial settlement system if it is intended that the safe custody asset2 is either to be: 2(a) in respect of a client's purchase, due to the client within one business day following the client's fulfilment of a payment obligation; or(b) in respect of a client's sale, due to the firm within one business day following the fulfilment of a payment obligation;unless
The custody rules do not apply if a firm temporarily handles a safe custody asset2 belonging to a client. A firm should temporarily handle a safe custody asset2 for no longer than is reasonably necessary. In most transactions this would be no longer than one business day, but it may be longer or shorter depending upon the transaction in question. For example, when a firm executes an order to sell shares which have not been registered on a de-materialised exchange, handling documents
A firm may register or record legal title to its own applicable assets2 in the same name as that in which legal title to a safe custody asset2 is registered or recorded, but only if:22(1) the firm'sapplicable assets2 are separately identified in the firm's records from the safe custody assets;2 or22(2) the firm registers or records a safe custody asset2 in accordance with CASS 6.2.3R (4).2
(1) Principle 10 (Clients’ assets) requires a firm to arrange adequate protection for client's assets when it is responsible for them. As part of these protections, the custody rules require a firm to take appropriate steps to protect safe custody assets for which it is responsible.(2) A prime brokerage firm should not enter into “right to use arrangements” for a client'ssafe custody assets unless:1(a) in the case of a CASS small firm or a firm to which CASS 1A.3.1C R applies2,