Support PFS

Pursuant to Part I, Chapter 2, Section 2, Subsection 3 of the law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector, the professionals of the financial sector falling within the following categories are defined as support PFS: 

  • Article 29-1. Client communication agents
  • Article 29-2. Administrative agents of the financial sector
  • Article 29-3. Primary IT systems operators of the financial sector
  • Article 29-4. Secondary IT systems and communication networks operators of the financial sector
  • Article 29-5. Dematerialisation service providers
  • Article 29-6. Conservation service providers

One characteristic of support PFS is that they do not as such exercise a financial activity themselves, but act as subcontractors of operational functions on behalf of other financial professionals.