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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) [deleted]12595
      1. (2) for the purposes of GENPRU (except GENPRU 3), BIPRU (except in BIPRU 12)125:
        1. (a) an undertaking, other than a credit institution or an investment firm, the principal activity of which is to acquire holdings or to carry on one or more of the activities listed in points 2 to 12 and 15 of Annex 1 activities125 including the services and activities provided for in Parts 3 and 3A of Schedule 2 to the Regulated Activities Order when referring to financial instruments.125
        1. (b) (for the purposes of consolidated requirements) those institutions listed in125 Article 2 of the Banking Consolidation Directive (Scope), with the exception of the Bank of England and the central banks of other countries125.
        [Note: articles 1(3) (Scope) and 4(5) (Definitions) of the Banking Consolidation Directive)]125
      1. (3) (except in 125(2) and subject to (4)) has the meaning in article 4(1)(26) of the UK CRR125.
      1. (4) (for the purposes of consolidated requirements in IFPRU125the following:
        1. (a) financial institutions within the meaning in article 4(1)(26) of the UK CRR125; and
        1. (b) those institutions permanently excluded by article 2(5) of CRD (Scope) with the exception of the central banks125 as defined in article 4(1)(46)125 of the UK CRR125.
        [Note: article 2(6) of CRD]125