Article 13 Other services provided by CTPs

  1. (1)

    A CTP may provide the following additional services:

    1. (a)

      provision of pre-trade transparency data;

    2. (b)

      provision of historical data;

    3. (c)

      provision of reference data;

    4. (d)

      provision of research;

    5. (e)

      processing, distribution and marketing of data and statistics on financial instruments, trading venues, and other market-related data;

    6. (f)

      design, management, maintenance and marketing of software, hardware and networks in relation to the transmission of data and information.

  2. (2)

    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.