Is the activity of pension fund administrators included in the "Portfolio management and advice" and thus, pension fund administrators qualify as financial institutions?
The object of activity permitted by law to administrators of pension funds is exclusively the activity of management of pension funds and optionally the provision of private pensions. Against this background, should it be interpreted that administrators of pension funds also carry out the activity listed in Annex I of CCR5 "Portfolio management and advice" and thus can qualify as "financial institution" under CRR, Article 4 (1)(26)?
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