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 2 Format and template for the notification

  1. (1)

    Persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them shall ensure that the template for notifications set out in the Annex is used for the submission of the notifications of the transactions referred to in Article 19(1) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014.

  2. (2)

    Persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them shall ensure that electronic means are used for the transmission of the notifications referred to in paragraph 1. Those electronic means shall ensure that completeness, integrity and confidentiality of the information are maintained during the transmission and provide certainty as to the source of the information transmitted.

  3. (3)

    The Financial Conduct Authority shall specify and publish on its website the electronic means referred to in paragraph 2 with respect to the transmission to it.