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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.

specific wrong-way risk

    45(180for the purpose of BIPRU 13 (The calculation of counterparty risk exposure values for financial derivatives, securities financing transactions and long settlement transactions)) the risk that arises when the exposure to a particular counterparty is positively correlated with the probability of default of the counterparty due to the nature of the transactions with the counterparty; a firm is exposed to specific wrong-way risk if the future exposure to a specific counterparty is expected to be high when the counterparty's probability of default is also high.

    [Note: Part 1 of Annex III of the Banking Consolidation Directive (Definitions)]180