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[F18(1)In this Schedule—

(a)securities” means transferable securities within the meaning of Article 4.1.18 of the markets in financial instruments directive, other than money-market instruments as defined in Article 4.1.19 of that directive that have a maturity of less than 12 months (and includes instruments outside the EEA);

(b)securities market” means—

(i)a regulated market as defined in Article 4.1.14 of the markets in financial instruments directive,

(ii)a multilateral trading facility as defined in Article 4.1.15 of the markets in financial instruments directive, or

(iii)a market or facility of a corresponding description outside the EEA.

(2)References in this Schedule to the issuer of securities are—

(a)in relation to a depositary receipt, derivative instrument or other financial instrument representing securities where the issuer of the securities represented has consented to the admission of the instrument to trading as mentioned in paragraph 1(1), to the issuer of the securities represented;

(b)in any other case, to the person who issued the securities.

(3)References in this Schedule to the acquisition or disposal of securities include—

(a)acquisition or disposal of any interest in securities, or

(b)contracting to acquire or dispose of securities or of any interest in securities,

except where what is acquired or disposed of (or contracted to be acquired or disposed of) is a depositary receipt, derivative instrument or other financial instrument representing securities.

(4)References to continuing to hold securities have a corresponding meaning.

(5)For the purposes of this Schedule the following are persons “discharging managerial responsibilities” within an issuer—

(a)any director of the issuer (or person occupying the position of director, by whatever name called);

(b)in the case of an issuer whose affairs are managed by its members, any member of the issuer;

(c)in the case of an issuer that has no persons within paragraph (a) or (b), any senior executive of the issuer having responsibilities in relation to the information in question or its publication.

(6)The following definitions (which apply generally for the purposes of Part 6 of this Act) do not apply for the purposes of this Schedule:

(a)section 102A(1), (2) and (6) (meaning of “securities” and “issuer”);

(b)section 102C (meaning of “home State” in relation to transferable securities).]

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F1Sch. 10A inserted (1.10.2010 with effect in accordance with reg. 3(1) of the amending S.I.) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Liability of Issuers) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/1192), reg. 2(3), Sch.

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