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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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Status: In this content, we have included all amendments made by EU exit-related instruments up to end September 2020. There will be more amendments to be made later this year, further to the September QCP.

Article -1 Definitions

(1) For the purposes of this Regulation, the following definitions apply:

  1. (a)

    ‘AIF’ has the meaning given in regulation 3 of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013;

  2. (b)

    ‘EEA UCITS’ means a collective investment scheme (as defined in section 235 of FSMA) established in accordance with Directive 2009/65/EC in an EEA State;

  3. (c)

    ‘regulated market’ means a regulated market which is a UK regulated market or an EU regulated market, as those terms are defined in Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 on markets in financial instruments (as amended by the Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018);

  4. (d)

    ‘UK UCITS’ has the meaning given in section 237(3) of FSMA.