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TISAtech Virtual Briefing Series:
This FinTech briefing series, brought to you in partnership with Taylor Wessing, aims to provide a grounding in those areas which affect the most innovative FinTech start-ups.
The regulation of financial services firms operating in the UK is complex, and this is more evident for innovative businesses which do not neatly fit into regulatory compartments or definitions. In this series, we will go through the basics of the regulatory regime in the UK and particular pitfalls you will need to be aware of when setting up operations. We will also focus on various topics which will be helpful to many start-ups.
Financial services regulation in the UK is complex and far-reaching. The Financial Conduct Authority has made it clear that its rules are technology neutral. But where does this leave FinTechs, whose activities do not fit neatly into existing definitions?
This briefing session will look at the different types of cryptoasset recognised by the Financial Conduct Authority, and how they are regulated. It will also look at the registration regime, which applies to operators of crypto exchanges, and certain cryptoasset wallets.
Payments” is one of the more mature areas of FinTech development, but it is continuing to advance at a rapid pace. In this session we will explore PSD2, which provides the legal foundation for an EU single market for payments and has reach into areas beyond “traditional” payments services. This briefing session will look at how that legislation impacts e-commerce, and in particular marketplace businesses and platforms.
During this briefing session we will explore the funding options available to start-ups, with a focus on your first equity raise and will seek to de-mystify the funding process and update you on current market norms.
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