Exclusive Processor Law and Legal Definition

According to 15 USCS § 78c (22) (B), [Title 15. Commerce and Trade; Chapter 2B. Securities Exchanges] the term exclusive processor means “any securities information processor or self-regulatory organization which, directly or indirectly, engages on an exclusive basis on behalf of any national securities exchange or registered securities association, or any national securities exchange or registered securities association which engages on an exclusive basis on its own behalf, in collecting, processing, or preparing for distribution or publication any information with respect to (i) transactions or quotations on or effected or made by means of any facility of such exchange or (ii) quotations distributed or published by means of any electronic system operated or controlled by such association.”