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Application provision

1.1 Unless otherwise stated, this Part applies to every firm and Chapter 8 applies only to a BRRD undertaking.

9.1

01/01/2016

A firm that is a regulated entity must notify the PRA immediately it becomes aware, such notification to include a detailed explanation in support of the firm’s assessment, that any consolidation group of which it is a member:

  1. (1) is a financial conglomerate; or
  2. (2) has ceased to be a financial conglomerate.

9.2

19/06/2014

  1. (1) A firm that is a regulated entity must establish whether or not any consolidation group of which it is a member:
    1. (a) is a financial conglomerate; or
    2. (b) has ceased to be a financial conglomerate
    3. if:
    4. (c) the firm believes; or
    5. (d) a reasonable firm that is complying with the requirements of the regulatory system would believe, 
    6. that it is likely that (a) or (b) is true.
  2. (2) A firm does not need to determine whether (1)(a) is the case if the consolidation group is already being regulated as a financial conglomerate.
  3. (3) A firm does not need to determine whether (1)(b) is the case if notification has already been given as contemplated by 9.4.

9.3

19/06/2014

A firm must consider the requirements in 9.2 on a continuing basis, and in particular, when the group prepares its financial statements and on the occurrence of an event affecting the consolidation group. Such events include, but are not limited to, an acquisition, merger or sale.

9.4

01/07/2015

A firm does not have to give notice to the PRA under 9.1 if it or another member of the consolidation group has already given notice of the relevant fact to:

  1. (1) the PRA; or
  2. (2) (if another competent authority is coordinator of the financial conglomerate) that competent authority; or
  3. (3) (in the case of a financial conglomerate that does not yet have a coordinator) the competent authority who would be coordinator under Article 10(2) of the Financial Groups Directive (Competent authority responsible for exercising supplementary supervision (the coordinator)).

9.5

19/06/2014

  1. (1) A firm must, at the level of the EEA financial conglomerate, regularly provide the PRA with details on the financial conglomerate's legal structure and governance and organisational structure, including all regulated entities, non-regulated subsidiaries and significant branches.
  2. (2) A firm must disclose publicly, at the level of the EEA financial conglomerate, on an annual basis, either in full or by way of references to equivalent information, a description of the financial conglomerate's legal structure and governance and organisational structure.
  3. (3) For the purposes of (1) and (2), where a firm is a member of an EEA financial conglomerate which is part of a wider UK regulated EEA financial conglomerate, reporting applies only at the level of the EEA parent mixed financial holding company or ultimate EEA mixed financial holding company