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 Interpretation

  1. (1)

    Where a term is defined in article 4 of Directive 2014/65/EU, the same definition applies for this Regulation except that:

    1. (a)

      where it is defined in article 2 Regulation 600/2014/EU, as amended by the Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, that definition applies; and

    2. (b)

      ‘limit order’ is defined as ‘an order to buy or sell a financial instrument, as specified in Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities Order) 2001 [SI 2001/544], at its specified price limit or better and for a specified size’.

  2. (2)

    Article 2(1)(62) of Regulation 600/2014/EU applies for the purposes of this Regulation.

  3. (3)

    ‘MiFID investment firm’ and ‘UK RIE’ are defined in accordance with the Glossary to the Handbook of Rules and Guidance published by the Financial Conduct Authority immediately after IP completion day.