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The benchmarks regulation applies from 1 January 2018.
The regulated activity of providing information in relation to a specified benchmark will cease to apply (subject to the transitional provisions described in SUP TP 10). However, benchmark contributors which contribute input data to a BMR benchmark administrator are still subject to various requirements in the Handbook and are subject to the benchmarks regulation when doing so.
The following transitional provisions are also relevant to a firm which, immediately before 1 January 2018, was authorised to administer a specified benchmark or to provide information in relation to a specified benchmark: