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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 promotion

      1. (1) an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity25 or to engage in claims management activity122 that is communicated in the course of business;28[Note: section 21 of the Act (Restrictions on financial promotion)28]25
      1. (2) (in relation to COBS 3.2.1R(3) and COBS 4.3.1R10728) (in addition to (1)) a marketing communication within the meaning of the UK provisions which implemented125MiFID made by a firm in connection with its MiFID, equivalent third country or optional exemption business107.2528
      1. (3) (in MCOB 3A), in addition to (1), any advertising or marketing communications within the meaning of the UK provisions which implemented125 articles 10 or 11 of the MCD made by an MCD firm in relation to an MCD credit agreement.81
      1. (4) (in ICOBS and in relation to a life policy, in COBS 3.2.1R(3) and COBS 4.3.1R), in addition to (1), any marketing communication within the meaning of the UK provisions which implemented125 article 17(2) of the IDD.118

    [Note: articles 10 and 11 of the MCD and article 17(2) of the IDD118]