The potential scale of detriment in the market. Issues involving products with a large or potentially large client base are more likely to require product intervention.
The market context. Market mechanisms such as information disclosure and competition do not always work to protect consumers.
Possible unintended consequences. Whether the use of product intervention rules or the timing of the intervention would in itself create undue risk of further consumer detriment, including harm to existing clients and in the market (although this will not necessarily comprise a full cost benefit analysis).
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.