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approved counterparty

03/01/2018

means any of the following:

(1) an approved credit institution;

(2) a firm whose permission including dealing in investments as principal with respect to derivatives which are not listed;

(3) a MiFID investment firm whose authorisation (as referred to in Article 5 of MiFID II) authorises it to carry on activities of the kind referred to in (2); or

(4) in respect of a transaction involving a new issue of securities which are to be listed, the issuer or a MiFID investment firm acting on behalf of the issuer.