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Part XIIU.K. Control Over Authorised Persons

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Pt. XII (ss. 178-192) modified (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 114(3)(a) (with art. 23(2))

C3Pt. XII excluded (26.7.2013 for specified purposes, 2.9.2013 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1881), arts. 1(2)(5), 59(7)

[F1Acquiring control and other changes of holdingU.K.

Textual Amendments

F1Ss. 178-191G and cross-headings substituted (21.3.2009) for ss. 178-191 and cross-headings by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Controllers) Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/534), reg. 3, Sch. 1 (with reg. 8)

X1183Reducing or ceasing to have controlU.K.

(1) For the purposes of this Part, a person (“A”) reduces control over a UK authorised person (“B”) whenever—

(a)the percentage of shares which A holds in B or in a parent undertaking of B (“P”) decreases by any of the steps mentioned in subsection (2);

(b)the percentage of voting power which A holds in B or P decreases by any of the steps mentioned in subsection (2); or

(c)A ceases to be a parent undertaking of B.

(2)The steps are—

(a)from 50% or more to less than 50%;

(b)from 30% or more to less than 30%;

(c)from 20% or more to less than 20%.

(3)For the purposes of this Part, a person (“A”) ceases to have control over a UK authorised person (“B”) if A ceases to be in the position of holding—

(a)10% or more of the shares in B or in a parent undertaking of B (“P”);

(b)10% or more of the voting power in B or P; or

(c)shares or voting power in B or P as a result of which A is able to exercise significant influence over the management of B.]

Editorial Information

X1The substitution of ss. 178-191G for ss. 178-191 on 21.3.2009 which involves the insertion of several new headings in Pt. XII gives rise to a change in the structure of this legislation on SLD which breaks the continuity of historical versions of the existing provisions which are now brought under those new headings.