The Financial Conglomerates and Other Financial Groups Regulations 2004

Disclosure of confidential information

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11.  In regulation 2 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Disclosure of Confidential Information) Regulations 2001(1) (interpretation)—

(a)after the definition of “Authority worker”, insert—

conglomerates directive” means Directive 2002/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16th December 2002 on the supplementary supervision of credit institutions, insurance undertakings and investment firms in a financial conglomerate and amending Council Directives 73/239/EEC, 79/267/EEC, 92/49/EEC, 92/96/EEC, 93/6/EEC, 93/22/EEC, and Directives 98/78/EC and 2000/12/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council(2);;

(b)in the definition of “single market directive information”, after “single market directives”, insert “or the conglomerates directive”.

(1)

S.I. 2001/2188; regulation 2 was amended by S.I. 2001/3624, S.I. 2003/693, S.I. 2003/1473 and S.I. 2003/2066.

(2)

OJ No. L35 11.2.2003, p.1; applied to the EEA by Joint Committee Decision 104/2004 of 9th July 2004 (not yet published in the Official Journal of the European Communities).