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.


Article 1 Subject matter

This Regulation lays down the rules which determine the information to be provided to The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) by a credit rating agency in its application for:

  1. (a)

    registration, as set out in Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009; or

  2. (b)

    certification and for the assessment of its systemic importance to the financial stability or integrity of financial markets referred to in Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009.