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SUP 11.1 Application

Application to firms

SUP 11.1.1RRP

This chapter applies to every firm except:

  1. (1)

    an ICVC;

  2. (2)

    an incoming EEA firm;

  3. (3)

    an incoming Treaty firm;

  4. (4)


  5. (5)

    a sole trader;

  6. (6)

    a UCITS qualifier;

  7. (7)

    a UK ISPV;6

  8. (8)

    a firm which only has permission for administering a benchmark,7

as set out in the table in SUP 11.1.2 R.2

SUP 11.1.2RRP

Applicable sections (see SUP 11.1.1 R)

Category of firm

Applicable sections


A UK domestic firm other than a building society, a non-directive friendly society5, a non-directive firm45or (in the case of an FCA-authorised person) a firm with only a limited permission3


All except SUP 11.3, SUP 11.4.2A R and SUP 11.4.4 R3


A building society

(a) In the case of an exempt change in control (see Note), SUP 11.1, SUP 11.2 andSUP 11.9

(b) In any other case, all except SUP 11.3 andSUP 11.4.4 R3



A non-directive friendly society

SUP 11.1, SUP 11.2, and SUP 11.9

(2A) 3

A non-directive firm43


all except SUP 11.3, SUP 11.4.2 R, 4 and SUP 11.4.4 R3


(In the case of an FCA-authorised person) a firm with only a limited permission

All except SUP 11.3, SUP 11.4.2 R , and SUP 11.4.4 R


An overseas firm

All except SUP 11.3, SUP 11.4.2 R, SUP 11.4.2A R, 4, SUP 11.4.9 G, SUP 11.5.8 G to SUP 11.5.10 G, SUP 11.6.2 R, SUP 11.6.3 R, 4, SUP 11.73


In row (1A), a change in control is exempt if the controller or proposed controller is exempt from any obligation to notify the appropriate regulator8 under Part XII of the Act (Control Over Authorised Persons8) because of The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Controllers) (Exemption) Order 2009 (SI 2009/7744). (See SUP 11.3.2A G).21


Application to controllers

SUP 11.1.4D