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.

CONC 7.8 Jurisdictional requirements


A firm dealing with a customer who is resident in a different jurisdiction to the jurisdiction of the firm's place of business must ensure that it takes appropriate account of any differences in law and court procedure that may have a significant impact on the customer's rights.

[Note: paragraph 2.3 of DCG]


CONC 7.8.1 R will apply, for example, where a firm's place of business is in England and the customer resides in Scotland.

[Note: paragraph 2.3 of DCG]


A firm must not commence proceedings or threaten to commence proceedings in the wrong jurisdiction.

[Note: paragraph 3.5g of DCG]