The effect of GEN 2.2.22AR is that provisions in this chapter marked “UK”3 also apply in relation to the equivalent business of a third country investment firm as if they were rules.
Status: Please note you should read all Brexit changes to the FCA Handbook and BTS alongside the main FCA transitional directions. Where these directions apply the 'standstill', firms have the choice between complying with the pre-IP completion day rules, or the post-IP completion day rules. To see a full list of Handbook modules affected, please see Annex B to the main FCA transitional directions.
1Note: ESMA has also issued guidelines under article 16(3) of the ESMA Regulation on certain aspects of the MiFID suitability requirements, 28 May 2018/ESMA-35-43-869 (EN).3