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Article 4 Transferability and availability of own funds

  1. (1)

    Own funds recognised at the level of a regulated entity, that exceed those needed to meet sectoral solvency requirements as specified in Article 9, shall not be included in the calculation of the own funds of a financial conglomerate, or of the sum of the own funds of each regulated and non-regulated financial sector entity in a financial conglomerate, unless there is no current or foreseen practical or legal impediment to the transfer of the funds between entities in the financial conglomerate.

  2. (2)

    The entity referred to in Rule 12.1 of the Regulatory Reporting Part of the PRA Rulebook and rules 16.12.32R and 16.12.33R of the FCA Supervision manual shall, when submitting the results of the calculation and the relevant data for the calculation referred to in that Rule to the coordinator, confirm and provide evidence to the coordinator that paragraph 1 is complied with.