- (1) a multilateral system operated and/or managed by a market operator, which brings together or facilitates the bringing together of multiple third-party buying and selling interests in financial instruments - in the system and in accordance with its non-discretionary rules - in a way that results in a contract, in respect of the financial instruments admitted to trading under its rules and/or systems, and which is authorised and functions regularly and in accordance with172 Title III of MiFID.65
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- (2) (in addition, in INSPRU, IPRU(INS), SYSC 3.4 and COBS 2.2B194 only) a market situated outside the EEA States which is characterised by the fact that:65
- (a) it meets comparable requirements to those set out in (1); and
- (b) the financial instruments dealt in are of a quality comparable to those in a regulated market in the United Kingdom.