The FCA restricts the circulation of crypto-derivatives by banning their sale to retail customers

The FCA restricts the circulation of crypto-derivatives by banning their sale to retail customers

FCA measures include banning the sale, marketing and distribution of any derivatives and exchange traded notes with linkage to unregulated cryptoassets, citing “inherent nature of the underlying assets, which means they have no reliable basis for valuation” to justify them. According to Sheldon Mills, interim Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, this […]

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BREXIT Survey

BREXIT Survey

BREXIT: How will it affect your firm The London Governance & Compliance Academy (LGCA) is inviting you to complete this Brexit Survey, organised by Complyport, by clicking here. 2020 has been a year filled with immense challenges for organisations around the world. The Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis and the financial services sector […]

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What are watchdogs up to during COVID-19?

What are watchdogs up to during COVID-19?

What are watchdogs up to during COVID-19? Global regulatory response to the COVID-19 turmoil is heavily dominated by relief packages offered to the financial sector in an attempt to help mitigate the impact of the pandemic and the aftermath it may have on the industry. ESMA: New Tick-Size Regime Postponed On March 20th ESMA, the […]

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