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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.

engage in investment activity

    (as defined in section 21(8) of the Act) (Restrictions on financial promotion)):

      1. (a) enter or offer to enter into an agreement the making or performance of which by either party constitutes a controlled activity; or4
      1. (b) exercise any rights conferred by a controlled investment to acquire, dispose of, underwrite or convert a controlled investment.