A CTP may provide the following additional services:
provision of pre-trade transparency data;
provision of historical data;
provision of reference data;
provision of research;
processing, distribution and marketing of data and statistics on financial instruments, trading venues, and other market-related data;
design, management, maintenance and marketing of software, hardware and networks in relation to the transmission of data and information.
A CTP may perform services other than those specified under paragraph 1 which increase the efficiency of the market, provided that such services do not create any risk affecting the quality of the consolidated tape or the independence of the CTP that cannot be adequately prevented or mitigated.
Status: Please note you should read all Brexit changes to the FCA Handbook and BTS alongside the main FCA transitional directions. Where these directions apply the 'standstill', firms have the choice between complying with the pre-IP completion day rules, or the post-IP completion day rules. To see a full list of Handbook modules affected, please see Annex B to the main FCA transitional directions.