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New licensing regime for virtual asset trading platforms introduced on 6 November 2019

posted 3 years ago

By Kareena Teh, Philip Kwok:

On 6 November 2019, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published a position paper (Position Paper)1 to introduce a new regulatory framework and licensing regime for virtual asset trading platforms (VATPs) in Hong Kong which align with the recommendations of the International Organization of Securities Commissions on regulating trading activities on VATPs. It also published a set of Licensing Conditions and Terms and Conditions for VATPs.2,3.  READ FULL ARTICLE 

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