[(1) In this Act, “investment firm” has the meaning given in Article 4.1.1 of the markets in financial instruments directive.
(2) Subsection (1) is subject to subsections (3) to (5).
[(3) References in this Act to an “investment firm” include references to a person who would be an investment firm (within the meaning of Article 4.1.1 of the markets in financial instruments directive) if—
(a) in the case of a body corporate, his registered office or, if he has no registered office, his head office, and
(b) in the case of a person other than a body corporate, his head office,
were in an EEA State.]
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