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 7 Other financial instruments

Credit ratings or rating outlooks issued on a financial instrument as defined in Article 3(1)(k) of Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 that cannot be classified as corporate issues under Article 4(2) of this Regulation, as structured finance instruments under Article 5 of this Regulation or as sovereign and public entity issues under Article 6 of this Regulation, shall be reported under the other financial instruments category.