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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.


Article -1 Definitions

  1. (1)

    For the purposes of this Regulation the following definition applies:

  2. (a)

    ‘IP completion day’ has the meaning given in section 39 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020.

Article 1 Subject Matter

This Regulation lays down implementing technical standards specifying the following:

  1. (a)

    the means by which information on net short positions may be disclosed to the public by natural or legal persons pursuant to Article 9(6) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012;

  2. (b)

    the types of agreements, arrangements and measures that adequately ensure that the shares are available for settlement and the types of agreements or arrangements that adequately ensure that the sovereign debt is available for settlement pursuant to Article 12(2) and 13(5) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012;

  3. (c)

    the date and period for principal trading venue calculations, and the effectiveness of the relevant list pursuant to 16(4) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012.