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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.

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Article -1 Interpretation

This Regulation applies to:

  1. (1)

    Where a term is defined in Directive 2014/65/EU that definition shall apply for the purposes of this Regulation except where (2) applies.

  2. (2)

    Where a term is defined in article 2 of Regulation 600/2014/EU, as amended by the Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, that definition shall apply for the purposes of this Regulation.

  3. (3)

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

  4. (4)

    A reference to the ‘Regulated Activities Order’ is to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001.

  5. (5)

    A reference to a ‘CRD credit institution’, ‘UK UCITS’, ‘UK-adopted IFRS’ and an ‘occupational pension scheme’ is to the definition in the Glossary to the Handbook of Rules and Guidance published by the Financial Conduct Authority immediately after IP completion day.