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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.

relevant office-holder

    a relevant office-holder as defined in section 189 of the Companies Act 1989, which is in summary:

      1. (a) the official receiver;
      1. (b) (in relation to a company) any person acting as its liquidator, provisional liquidator, administrator or administrative receiver;
      1. (c) (in relation to an individual or a debtor within the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985) a trustee in bankruptcy, interim receiver of property, or permanent or interim trustee in the sequestration of an estate;
      1. (d) any person acting as administrator of an insolvent estate of a deceased person.5