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Application provision

1.1 Unless otherwise stated, this Part applies to a BRRD undertaking which is:

1.1

01/01/2016

Unless otherwise stated, this Part applies to a BRRD undertaking which is:

  1. (1) a CRR firm;
  2. (2) a financial holding company;
  3. (3) a mixed financial holding company; or
  4. (4) a mixed activity holding company which has at least one subsidiary   which is an institution which is not the subsidiary of a financial holding company which is also a subsidiary of the mixed activity holding company.

1.1A

31/12/2020

The changes to this rule are effective from 23:00 on 31/12/2020.

[Deleted.]

1.2

31/12/2020

The changes to this rule are effective from 23:00 on 31/12/2020.

In this Part, the following definitions shall apply:

debt instrument

means any form of transferable debt security or instrument, whether registered or bearer, including commercial paper, bills of exchange, bankers acceptances, certificates of deposit and bonds, including additional tier 1 instruments and tier 2 instruments.

excluded liability

means any liability listed in section 48B(8) of the Banking Act 2009 except, in respect of liabilities created after 31 July 2016, a liability shall not be regarded as secured for the purposes of section 48(B)(8)(b) of the Banking Act 2009 if, at the time at which it is created, it is not a fully secured liability.

fully secured liability

means a liability which, at the time it is created, is fully secured and governed by contractual terms that oblige the debtor to maintain the liability fully collateralised on a continuous basis in compliance with regulatory requirements of UK law or of the law of a third country achieving effects that can be deemed equivalent to UK law.

liability

means any debt or liability to which the BRRD undertaking is subject, whether it is present or future, certain or contingent, ascertained or sounding only in damages.

mandatory reduction provision

has the meaning give in section 6B(2) of the Banking Act 2009.

material amendment

means an amendment to an agreement, including an automatic amendment, which affects the substantive rights and obligations of a party to the agreement. Amendments which are not material amendments include a change to the contact details of a signatory or the addressee for the service of documents, typographical changes to correct drafting errors or automatic adjustment to interest rates.

micro, small and medium-sized enterprises

means micro, small and medium-sized enterprises as defined with regard to the annual turnover criterion referred to in Article 2(1) of the Annex to Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC, taking into account all other provisions in the Annex to Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC relevant to calculation of that criterion (including any relevant data from partner enterprises or linked enterprises in accordance with Article 3).

phase two liability

means an unsecured liability that is not a debt instrument.

special bail-in provision

has the meaning given in section 48B(1) of the Banking Act 2009.

unsecured liability

means

 

    1. (1) in respect of liabilities created on or before 31 July 2016, a liabilit under which the right of the creditor to payment or other form of performance is not (i) secured by a charge, pledge, lien or mortgage, or (ii) subject to other collateral arrangements, including  liabilities arising from repurchase transactions and other title transfer collateral arrangements; and
    2. (2) in respect of liabilities created after 31 July 2016, a liability that is not a fully secured liability.

1.3

19/02/2015

Unless otherwise defined, any italicised expression used in this Part and in the CRR has the same meaning as in the CRR.