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Guidance on the Investor Confidence Rating: Overview

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Friday, 26 February 2016
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This guidance provides an overview of the ICR and the rationale for each of the nine elements.

For more information on how each element is assessed and moderated, please refer to the:

This document sets out the way in which the ICR will operate from 1 August 2017. Version 4 of the guidance operates until this date.

Table of Contents

  • About This Guidance
  • About the Investor Confidence Rating
  • Operational Aspects of the Investor Confidence Rating
  • Glossary and Acronyms
  • Annex 1: Evolution of the ICR
  • Annex 2: Potential Implications of the ICR
  • Annex 3: Example of ICR in Operation
  • Annex 4: ICR Round 2 Programme of Work
  • Annex 5: Support for Agencies
Last updated: 
Monday, 5 February 2018