81. Provision of information on an incidental basis

(1) There is excluded from paragraphs 16(1) and (2) the making of arrangements for, or with a view to, a transaction for the sale or purchase of a Contract of Insurance or an investment of the kind specified by paragraph 98, so far as relevant to such a contract, where that activity meets the conditions specified in sub-paragraph (4).
(2) There is excluded from paragraphs 43 and 56 any activity —
(a) where the assets in question are rights under a Contract of Insurance or an investment of the kind specified by paragraph 98, so far as relevant to such a contract; and
(b) which meets the conditions specified in sub-paragraph (4).
(3) There is excluded from paragraphs 33 and 36 any activity which meets the conditions specified in sub-paragraph (4).
(4) The conditions specified in this paragraph are that the activity —
(a) consists of the provision of information to the policyholder or potential policyholder;
(b) is carried on by a person in the course of carrying on a profession or business which does not otherwise consist of the carrying on of Regulated Activities; and
(c) may reasonably be regarded as being incidental to that profession or business.