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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.

unfunded credit protection

      1. (1) (in BIPRU81) a technique of credit risk mitigation where the reduction of the credit risk on the exposure of an undertaking derives from the undertaking of a third party to pay an amount in the event of the default of the borrower or on the occurrence of other specified events. 53

    [Note: article 4(32) of the Banking Consolidation Directive (Definitions)]81

      1. (2) (in IFPRU) has the meaning in article 4(1)(59) of the UK CRR81.. 53
      1. (3) (in MIPRU) a way of mitigating credit risk where the reduction of credit risk on the exposure of an undertaking (the borrower) derives from the enforceable obligation of a third party to pay an amount in the event of the default of the borrower or on the occurrence of other specified events.59