[137S Financial promotion rules: directions given by FCA]
[137S Financial promotion rules: directions given by FCA]

[(1)     The FCA may give a direction under this section if—

(a)     an authorised person has made, or proposes to make, a communication or has approved, or proposes to approve, another person's communication, and

(b)     the FCA considers that there has been, or is likely to be, a contravention of financial promotion rules in respect of the communication or approval.

(2)     A direction under this section may require the authorised person—

(a)     to withdraw the communication or approval;

(b)     to refrain from making the communication or giving the approval (whether or not it has previously been made or given);

(c)     to publish details of the direction;

(d)     to do anything else specified in the direction in relation to the communication or approval.

(3)     A requirement in a direction under this section to refrain from making or approving a communication includes a requirement to refrain from making or approving another communication where—

(a)     the other communication is in all material respects the same as, or substantially the same as, the communication to which the direction relates, and