UK regulators are addressing regulatory uncertainty through a number of regulatory initiatives due for implementation in 2019. Background Following
Recent and upcoming regulatory guidance on cryptoassets and the regulation of companies engaged in digital currency, such as issuers, crypto-exchanges
The FCA found that, despite firms being aware of the rules and taking compliance seriously, firms are not interpreting the rules consistently
The FCA has highlighted areas in which transitional relief will not be granted in a no-deal scenario. Firms need to prepare now to comply with
The PSR will not review the fees and rules set by Visa and Mastercard, but will look at the practice of bundling, and will examine effects on
The FCA is proposing to exclude the Head of Legal from the scope of the Senior Managers Regime.
The FCA acknowledges that the scope of the Client Dealing Function needs to be clarified, and will consult on changes to its rules.
Under the Temporary Permissions Regime (TPR), the FCA intends to apply the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) and the Approved Persons
As part of its ongoing Digital Currencies inquiry, the House of Commons Treasury Committee (the Committee) has published a report on crypto-assets
HM Treasury published draft legislation on 24 July 2018 to establish a temporary permissions regime. As previously announced, the regime is being