The UK’s FCA and ten other financial regulators have laid out plans for a new global financial innovation network.
Crypto assets and distributed-ledger technology take centre stage in the fourth round of the FCA’s regulatory sandbox.
The FCA appears to take a more relaxed approach to periodic auctions, while asset managers and other regulators remain concerned about their lack of transparency.
MiFID II compliance with best execution, unbundling and payment for order flow are among the rules the FCA will be looking at this year.
FCA enforces annual assessment despite concerns around sensitive information and the time frame having been raised.
LUSID platform partnership also includes HSBC Securities Services, Atlanta Wealth and FinTech firm FINBOURNE.
FinTech strategy also includes plans for a Robo-regulation pilot scheme and co-operation with Australian counterparts.
FCA FinTech sandbox creates safe space for firms to test new products and services.