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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.

controlled activity

      1. (a) accepting deposits (paragraph 1)
      1. (b) effecting contracts of insurance (paragraph 2(1)):
      1. (c) carrying out contracts of insurance (paragraph 2(2));
      1. (d) dealing in securities and contractually based investments as principal or agent (paragraph 3(1));
      1. (e) arranging (bringing about) deals in investments (paragraph 4(1));
      1. (f) making arrangements with a view to transactions in investments (paragraph 4(2));
      1. (fa) operating a multilateral trading facility (paragraph 4A);
      1. 157(fab) credit broking (paragraph 4B);
      1. 157(fac) operating an electronic system in relation to lending (paragraph 4C);
      1. (g) managing investments (paragraph 5);
      1. 157(ga) debt adjusting (paragraph 5A);
      1. 157(gb) debt-counselling (paragraph 5B);
      1. (h) safeguarding and administering investments (paragraph 6);
      1. (i) advising on investments (except P2P agreements)191 (paragraph 7(1)191);
      1. (ia) advising on P2P agreements (paragraph 7(2));191
      1. (j) advising on syndicate participation at Lloyd's (paragraph 8);
      1. (k) providing funeral plan contracts (paragraph 9);
      1. (l) providing qualifying credit (paragraph 10);
      1. (m) arranging qualifying credit etc. (paragraph 10A);
      1. (n) advising on qualifying credit etc. (paragraph 10B);
      1. 157(na) providing relevant consumer credit (paragraph 10BA);
      1. 157(nb) providing consumer hire (paragraph 10BB);
      1. (o) entering into a home purchase plan (paragraph 10C);
      1. (p) making arrangements with a view to a home purchase plan (paragraph 10D);
      1. (q) advising on a home purchase plan (paragraph 10E);
      1. (r) entering into a home reversion plan (paragraph 10F);
      1. (s) making arrangements with a view to a home reversion plan (paragraph 10G);
      1. (t) advising on a home reversion plan (paragraph 10H);
      1. (u) agreeing to carry on specified kinds of activity (paragraph 11) which are specified in paragraphs 3 to 10H (other than paragraph 4A) of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Financial Promotion Order.