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Financial Institution” is defined as any company or business that engages in any of the following activities:

1.   Acceptance of deposits and other repayable funds from the public, including, but not limited to, private banking;
1.   Lending, including, but not limited to, consumer credit, mortgage credit, factoring (with or without recourse), and
      financing of commercial transactions, including forfeiting;
1.    Financial leasing other than with respect to arrangements relating to consumer products;
1.   The transfer of money or value;
1.   Issuing and managing means of payment, including, but not limited to, credit cards, travellers’ cheques, money
      orders and bankers’ drafts, and electronic money;
1.   Issuing financial guarantees and commitments;
1.   Participating in and underwriting securities issues and the provision of financial services related to such issues;
1.   Individual and collective portfolio management;
1.   Trading in:

(a)    money market instruments, including, but not limited to, cheques, bills, certificates of
    deposit and derivatives;
(b)    foreign exchange;
(c)    exchange, interest rate and index instruments;
(d)    transferable securities; and
(e)    commodity futures trading;
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