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February 22, 2023 - Financings, Fintech

Cryptoasset Firms Marketing to UK Consumers Warned to Begin Preparing for Financial Promotions Regime Now

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The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned cryptoasset firms marketing to UK consumers (including from overseas) to start preparing now to comply with the UK financial promotions regime, which is soon to be expanded to cover most unregulated cryptoassets. HM Treasury (HMT) has also published a policy statement on its approach to regulating cryptoasset financial promotions, in which it has announced that cryptoasset firms which are registered under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 will be able to communicate their own financial promotions under a planned new exemption. Here, we summarise what firms need to know about the recent announcements. 

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