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Article 16 Designation and powers of competent authorities

1. For the purpose of this Regulation, competent authorities shall comprise the following:

(a) for financial counterparties, competent authorities or national competent authorities within the meaning of Regulations (EU) No 648/2012, (EU) No 1024/2013 and (EU) No 909/2014 and of Directives 2003/41/EC, 2009/65/EC, 2011/61/EU, 2013/36/EU and 2014/65/EU, and the supervisory authorities within the meaning of Directive 2009/138/EC;

(b) for non-financial counterparties, the competent authorities designated in accordance with Article 10(5) of Regulation (EU) No 648/2012;

(c) for the purpose of Articles 13 and 14 of this Regulation, concerning UCITS management companies and UCITS investment companies, the competent authorities designated in accordance with Article 97 of Directive 2009/65/EC;

(d) for the purpose of Articles 13 and 14 of this Regulation, concerning AIFMs, the competent authorities designated in accordance with Article 44 of Directive 2011/61/EU.

2. The competent authorities shall