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Article 2 Definitions

For the purposes of this Directive, the following definitions apply:

(1) "financial instrument" means a financial instrument as defined in point (15) of Article 4(1) of Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council [Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on markets in financial instruments and amending Directive 2011/61/EU and Directive 2002/92/EC (see page 349 of this Official Journal).];

(2) "spot commodity contract" means a spot commodity contract as defined in point (15) of Article 3(1) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014;

(3) "buy-back programme" means trading in own shares in accordance with Articles 21 to 27 of Directive 2012/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council [Directive 2012/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on coordination of safeguards which, for the protection of the interests of members and others, are required by Member States of companies within the meaning of