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Article 6 Strategic analysis

  1. (1)

    The strategic analysis shall identify core business lines and critical functions and set out the key steps to maintaining those core business lines and critical functions in a situation of financial stress.

  2. (2)

    The strategic analysis shall include at least the following subsections:

    1. (a)

      a description of the entity or entities covered by the recovery plan, as set out in Article 7;

    2. (b)

      a description of recovery options, as set out in Articles 8 to 12.