2.18 Segregation of Customer's Money, Securities and Property
2.18.1 General18.104.22.168 A General Clearing Member or Bank Clearing Member shall ensure that it shall at all times inform and keep the Clearing House informed of such information as would be required for the Clearing House to enable it to discharge its segregation obligations under the SFA and/or to enable the Clearing House to issue to the Authority the verification of margin funds statement placed with the Clearing House as required under the SFA.
Nothing in this Rules shall be regarded, treated, or otherwise interpreted as obliging or requiring the Clearing House to recognise any right or entitlement of any Third Party including a Customer unless required to do so by the provisions of the SFA. Any attempt on the part of a Clearing Member to fix the Clearing House with notice of any fact or claim otherwise would be a violation of this Rule.
Violation of this Rule shall be a major offence.