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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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FINMAR 2.1 Application and purpose

Application

FINMAR 2.1.1R

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FINMAR 2.1.1AGRP

2This chapter is relevant to all natural and legal persons to whom the short selling regulation applies, whether or not they are regulated by the FSA.

Purpose

FINMAR 2.1.2GRP

The purpose of this chapter is to provide guidance in relation to the FSA's functions under the short selling regulation.2

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2Note: Other parts of the Handbook that may also be relevant to natural and legal persons to whom the short selling regulation applies include:

Chapter 2 of SUP (the Supervision manual) and DEPP (the Decision Procedure and Penalties manual).

The following Regulatory Guides are also relevant:

1. the Enforcement Guide (EG)