17 CFR § 240.3b-15 - Definition of ancillary portfolio management securities activities.
(a) The term ancillary portfolio management securities activities means securities activities that:
(1) Are limited to transactions in connection with:
(i) Dealer activities in eligible OTC derivative instruments;
(ii) The issuance of securities by the dealer; or
(2) Are conducted for the purpose of reducing the market or credit risk of the dealer or consist of incidental trading activities for portfolio management purposes; and
(3) Are limited to risk exposures within the market, credit, leverage, and liquidity risk parameters set forth in:
(4) Are conducted solely by one or more associated persons of the dealer who perform substantial duties for, or on behalf of, the dealer in connection with its dealer activities in eligible OTC derivative instruments.
(b) The Commission may issue an order pursuant to § 240.15a-1(b)(4) clarifying whether certain securities activities are within the scope of ancillary portfolio management securities activities.