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 Scope

This Regulation sets down the format and timing for the following communications and publications:

  1. (a)

    publication by a market operator operating a regulated market or by an investment firm or a market operator operating an MTF or an OTF of its decision to suspend or remove a financial instrument and, where relevant, related derivatives from trading or to lift a suspension;

  2. (b)

    communication of the decisions referred to in point (a) to the competent authority;

  3. (c)

    publication by a competent authority of its decision to suspend trading or remove from trading a financial instrument and, where relevant, related derivatives or to lift a suspension;