Regulating crowd-funding platforms

The Financial Conduct Authority has a new consultation document ‘The FCA’s regulatory approach to crowd-funding (and similar activities)’, with plans to regulate crowd-funding platforms including those offering social, ethical and environmental investments. Donation-based crowd-funding platforms are unaffected.

Civil Society Media coverage http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/finance/news/content/16293/ or go to http://www.fca.org.uk/your-fca/documents/consultation-papers/cp13-13, comments by 19th December.

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