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 Submission of the application

  1. (1)

    An applicant seeking authorisation as an investment firm in accordance with the United Kingdom’s legislation corresponding to Title II of Directive 2014/65/EU shall submit to the competent authority its application by filling in the template set out in Annex I.

  2. (2)

    The applicant shall notify the competent authority of the information on all members of its management body by filling in the template set out in Annex II.