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SFC Opens Sandbox to Crypto Exchanges

SFC Opens Sandbox to Crypto Exchanges

The SFC’s “Statement on regulatory framework for virtual asset portfolio managers, fund distributors and trading platform operators” sets out its proposals for the potential regulation of crypto exchanges.

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SFC’s regulatory action halts one Hong Kong ICO

SFC’s regulatory action halts one Hong Kong ICO

On 19 March 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a press release stating that Black Cell Technology Limited (Black Cell) halted its initial coin offering (ICO) to the Hong Kong public as a result of regulatory action by the SFC. The SFC considered...

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SFC Warns of Cryptocurrency Risks

SFC Warns of Cryptocurrency Risks

The SFC sent letters to seven cryptocurrency exchanges in Hong Kong notifying them that they should not trade cryptocurrencies which are securities as defined under the SFO unless they are licensed by the SFC.

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