GEN A2.1 GEN A2.1 General definition of investments
GEN A2.1.1 GEN A2.1.1(1) An
Investmentis, subject to (3), either:(a) a Security; or(b) a Derivative,(2) Such a Securityor Derivativeincludes:(a) a right or interest in the relevant Securityor Derivative; and(b) any instrument declared as a Securityor Derivativepursuant to GEN Rule A2.4.1(1).(3) Where a Ruleprovides that a Securityor Derivativehas a different classification for a specified purpose, it shall have that effect for that specified purpose and no other purpose.
GEN A2.1.2(1) For the purposes of GEN Rule A2.1.1(1)(a), a
Securityis:(a) a Share;(b) a Debenture;(c) a Warrant;(d) a Certificate;(e) a Unit; or(f) a Structured Product.(2) For the purposes of the requirements in PIB, each Derivativespecified in GEN Rule A2.1.3 is to be treated as a Security.
For the purposes of GEN Rule A2.1.1(1)(b), a
Derivativeis:(a) an Option; or(b) a Future.