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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.

financial crime

    (in accordance with section 1H139 of the Act) any kind of criminal conduct relating to money or to financial services or markets, including any offence involving:

      1. (a) fraud or dishonesty; or
      1. (b) misconduct in, or misuse of information relating to, a financial market; or
      1. (c) handling the proceeds of crime; or139
      1. (d) the financing of terrorism;139

    in this definition, "offence" includes an act or omission which would be an offence if it had taken place in the United Kingdom.2