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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.

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      1. (1) (except in COLL, DTR25 , LR50 and 50PRR128425050) (in relation to any of the following (whether constituted in the United Kingdom or under the law of a country or territory outside it)):
        1. (a) an unincorporated association;
        1. (b) a body corporate;
        1. (c) (in SYSC, APER, COCON,122 MIPRU 2 (Responsibility for insurance distribution and MCD credit intermediation activity121),3498SUP 10A (FCA 98Approved persons in Appointed Representatives134) and SUP 10C (FCA senior managers122 regime for approved persons in SMCR firms122) 98a partnership; 14
        1. (d) (in SYSC,129 100100SUP 10A (FCA Approved persons in Appointed Representatives134) and SUP 10C (FCA senior managers regime for approved persons in SMCR firms)129 a sole trader;
        any person appointed to direct its affairs, including a person who is a member of its governing body and (in accordance with section 417(1) of the Act):
        1. (i) a person occupying in relation to it the position of a director (by whatever name called); and
        1. (ii) a person in accordance with whose directions or instructions (not being advice given in a professional capacity) the directors of that body are accustomed to act.
      1. (2) (in COLL50) a director of an ICVC, including (in accordance with regulation 2(1) of the OEIC Regulations) a person occupying in relation to the ICVC the position of director, by whatever name called.316
      1. (3) (in DTR, LR 42 and42 4227PRR128) (in accordance with section 417(1)(a) of the Act) a person occupying in relation to it the position of a director (by whatever name called) and, in relation to an issuer which is not a body corporate, a person with corresponding powers and duties.25