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Article 19 Specific requirements for MTFs

1. Member States shall require that investment firms and market operators operating an MTF, in addition to meeting the requirements laid down in Articles 16 and 18, shall establish and implement non-discretionary rules for the execution of orders in the system.

2. Member States shall require that the rules referred to in Article 18(3) governing access to an MTF comply with the conditions established in Article 53(3).

3. Member States shall require that investment firms and market operators operating an MTF to have arrangements:

(a) to be adequately equipped to manage the risks to which it is exposed, to implement appropriate arrangements and systems to identify all significant risks to its operation, and to put in place effective measures to mitigate those risks;

(b) to have effective arrangements to facilitate the efficient and timely finalisation of the transactions executed under its systems; and

(c) to have available, at the time of authorisation and on an ongoing basis, sufficient