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Application provision

1.1 Unless otherwise stated, this Part applies to a third country CRR firm

(1) with respect to the carrying on of the following from an establishment in the UK:  

(a) regulated activities except auction regulated bidding

(b) activities that constitute dealing in investments as principal, disregarding the exclusion in article 15 of Regulated Activities Order

(c) ancillary activities;   

(d) in relation to MiFID business, providing ancillary services; and 

(e) unregulated activities in a prudential context; and 

(2) in a prudential context with respect to activities wherever they are carried on; and 

(3) taking into account any activity of other members of a group of which the firm is a member. 



If a firm outsources critical or important operational functions or any relevant services and activities, it remains fully responsible for discharging all of its obligations under the regulatory system and must comply, in particular, with the following conditions:

(1) the outsourcing must not result in the delegation by senior personnel of their responsibility;

(2) the relationship and obligations of the firm towards its clients under the regulatory system must not be altered;

(3) the conditions with which the firm must comply in order to be authorised, and to remain so, must not be undermined; 

(4) none of the other conditions subject to which the firm's authorisation was granted must be removed or modified.