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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.

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Status: In this content, we have included all amendments made by EU exit-related instruments up to end September 2020. There will be more amendments to be made later this year, further to the September QCP.

COMP 4.1 Application and Purpose


COMP 4.1.1R

This chapter applies to the FSCS.

COMP 4.1.2G

It is also relevant to those who may wish to bring a claim for compensation.


COMP 4.1.3G

The purpose of this chapter is to set out the types of person who are able to claim compensation or benefit from the protection the FSCS is able to provide. A claimant needs to be an eligible claimant to satisfy COMP 3.2.1R(1).