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.

EG 8.8 Other relevant powers

Removal of directors and senior executives and appointment of temporary managers

EG 8.8.1RP

1The Bank Recovery and Resolution Order 2016 amended the Act by adding sections 71B to 71I. The FCA has powers to remove directors and senior executives and to appoint temporary managers of relevant firms or parent undertakings, as defined by section 71I of the Act. Where a temporary manager has been appointed, the FCA also has powers to require the directors not to exercise specified functions during the period of appointment and to consult the temporary manager, or obtain the consent of the temporary manager, before taking specified decisions or specified action. The FCA will exercise these powers in accordance with the conditions and procedures set out in the relevant sections of the Act.