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 37 Authorisation equivalence of the insurance provider

For the purposes of assessing the authorisation requirements of the insurance provider as referred to in Article 36(a), competent authorities shall consider that an undertaking authorised in a third country fulfils the requirements of authorisation, where that undertaking satisfies prudential requirements that are equivalent to those applied in the Union, including the requirements referred to in Article 323 of Regulation (EU) No 575/2013.