Abbreviations

Abbreviations

Acronym

Description

APA

Approved Publication Arrangements

ARM

Approved Reporting Mechanism

BoE

Bank of England

CA

Competent Authority

CASS

the Client Assets sourcebook

CBA

Cost benefit analysis

COBS

the Conduct of Business sourcebook

Commission

European Commission

CTP

Consolidated Tape Provider

DEA

Direct Electronic Access

DEPP

the Decision Procedure and Penalties manual

DRS

Data Reporting Services

DRSP

Data Reporting Services Provider

EEA

European Economic Area

ECP

Eligible Counterparty

EG

the Enforcement Guide

EMIR

European Market Infrastructure Regulation

ESAs

European Supervisory Agencies

ESMA

European Securities and Markets Authority

EU

European Union

ETF

Exchange Traded Fund

FAMR

Financial Advice Markets Review

FCA

Financial Conduct Authority

FEMR

Fair and Effective Markets Review

FSMA

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

GEN

General Provisions

HFT

High Frequency Trading

IFPRU

the Prudential sourcebook for Investment Firms

ITS

Implementing Technical Standard

MAR

Market Conduct sourcebook

MiFID

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive

MiFID II

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II
(includes MiFIR, where the context indicates)

MiFIR

Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation

MTF

Multilateral Trading Facility

OTC

Over The Counter

OTF

Organised Trading Facility

Parliament

European Parliament

PERG

the Perimeter Guidance manual

PRA

Prudential Regulation Authority

PRIN

Principles for Businesses

RAO

Regulated Activities Order

REC

the Recognised Investment Exchanges sourcebook

RIE

Recognised Investment Exchange

RM

Regulated Market

RRRs

FSMA (Recognition Requirements for Investment Exchanges and Clearing Houses) Regulations 2001

RTS

Regulatory Technical Standard

SUP

the Supervision manual

SYSC

Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and Controls

TDM

Trade Data Monitor

the Treasury

HM Treasury