Article 210 - Standard test regarding the applicable law to book entry securities financial collateral arrangements

(1) This Article 210 applies to financial collateral arrangements where book entry securities collateral is used as collateral under the arrangement and are held through one or more intermediaries.
(2) Any question relating to the matters specified in Article 210(4) which arises in relation to book entry securities collateral which is provided under a financial collateral arrangement shall be governed by the domestic law of the country in which the relevant account is maintained (and domestic law in relation to an account maintained in the QFC shall mean QFC law).
(3) For the purposes of Article 210(2) "domestic law" excludes any rule under which, in deciding the relevant question, reference should be made to the law of another country.
(4) The matters referred to in Article 210(2) are:
(A) the legal nature and proprietary effects of book entry securities collateral;
(B) the requirements for perfecting a financial collateral arrangement relating to book entry securities collateral and the transfer of passing of control or possession of book entry securities collateral under such an agreement;
(C) the requirements for rendering a financial collateral arrangement which relates to book entry securities collateral effective against third parties;
(D) whether a person's title to or interest in such book entry securities collateral is overridden by or subordinated to a competing title or interest; and
(E) the steps required for the realisation of book entry securities collateral following the occurrence of any enforcement event.