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Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)
Article 10

Article 10 — Request for information

  1. Without prejudice to the powers referred to in Article 9(1), and subject to the conditions set out in relevant Union law, the ECB may require the following legal or natural persons, subject to Article 4, to provide all information that is necessary in order to carry out the tasks conferred on it by this Regulation, including information to be provided at recurring intervals and in specified formats for supervisory and related statistical purposes:
    1. credit institutions established in the participating Member States;
    2. financial holding companies established in the participating Member States;
    3. mixed financial holding companies established in the participating Member States;
    4. mixed-activity holding companies established in the participating Member States;
    5. persons belonging to the entities referred to in points (a) to (d);
    6. third parties to whom the entities referred to in points (a) to (d) have outsourced functions or activities.
  2. The persons referred to in paragraph 1 shall supply the information requested. Professional secrecy provisions do not exempt those persons from the duty to supply that information. Supplying that information shall not be deemed to be in breach of professional secrecy.
  3. Where the ECB obtains information directly from the legal or natural persons referred to in paragraph 1 it shall make that information available to the national competent authorities concerned.