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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. (3) (in relation to MiFID investment firms41) the EEA State, other than the Home State, in which an investment firm has a branch or provides investment services and/or activities,41 or the EEA State in which a regulated market provides appropriate arrangements so as to facilitate access to trading on its system by remote members or participants established in that same EEA State.11

    [Note: article 4(1)(56)41 of MiFID]11

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      1. 31(5) (for an AIFM) means:
        1. (a) an EEA state, other than the Home State, in which an EEA AIFM or UK AIFM manages EEA AIFs or UK AIFs; or
        1. (b) an EEA state, other than the Home State, in which an EEA AIFM or UK AIFM markets units or shares of an EEA AIF or UK AIF;
        [Note: article 4(1)(r) of AIFMD]
      1. (6) (for an MCD credit intermediary) the EEA State, other than the Home State, in which the MCD credit intermediary has a branch or provides services.39
      1. (7) (for an IDD insurance intermediary or an IDD reinsurance intermediary) the EEA State, other than its Home State, in which the intermediary has a permanent presence or establishment or provides services.43[Note: article 2(1)(11) of the IDD]43

    [Note: article 4(20) of the MCD]39