169 Investigations etc in support of overseas regulator
169 Investigations etc in support of overseas regulator

(1)     At the request of an overseas regulator, [a regulator] may—

(a)     exercise the power conferred by section 165; or

(b)     appoint one or more competent persons to investigate any matter.

(2)     An investigator has the same powers as an investigator appointed under section 168(3) (as a result of subsection (1) of that section).

[(2A)     But where the investigator is—

(a)     appointed by the FCA, and

(b)     the appointment is in response to a request to the FCA to investigate a possible contravention by a person of Article 14 (prohibition of insider dealing and of unlawful disclosure of inside information) or Article 15 (prohibition of market manipulation) o

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