[131FA Investigations in support of EEA [overseas] regulator]
[131FA Investigations in support of EEA [overseas] regulator]

[(1)     If so requested by the competent authority of an EEA State other than the United Kingdom (“the EEA regulator”) acting in the exercise of its functions under the short selling regulation, the [FCA] may appoint one or more competent persons to investigate any matter.

[(1)     The FCA may appoint one or more competent persons to investigate any matter if it is requested to do so by—

(a)     the competent authority of an EEA state acting in the exercise of its functions under the short selling regulation, as that regulation has effect in the European Union; or