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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.

netting set

    19(81for the purpose of BIPRU 13 (The calculation of counterparty risk exposure values for financial derivatives, securities financing transactions and long settlement transactions)) a group of transactions with a single counterparty that are subject to a legally enforceable bilateral netting arrangement and for which netting is recognised under BIPRU 13.7 (Contractual netting), BIPRU 5 (Credit risk mitigation) and, if applicable, BIPRU 4.10 (The IRB approach: Credit risk mitigation); each transaction that is not subject to a legally enforceable bilateral netting arrangement, which is recognised under BIPRU 13.7 must be interpreted as its own netting set for the purpose of BIPRU 13. Under the method set out at BIPRU 13.6, all netting sets with a single counterparty may be treated as a single netting set if negative simulated market values of the individual sets are set to zero in the estimation of expected exposure (EE).38

    [Note: Part 1 of Annex III of the Banking Consolidation Directive (Definitions) and81 Annex III, Part 1, point 5 of the Banking Consolidation Directive81]38