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

In this technical standard, unless the contrary intention appears:

  1. (1) words and expressions used have the same meaning as in Regulation 600/2014/EU, as amended by the Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018;

  2. (2) in accordance with article 2(1)(62) of Regulation 600/2014/EU, as amended by the Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, all references in this technical standard to a ‘trading venue’ are to a ‘UK trading venue’;

  3. (3) references to the ‘Regulated Activities Order’ are to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001; and

  4. (4) ‘MiFID investment firm’, ‘collective portfolio management 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.