SFC Warns Unlicensed Crypto Exchanges re. Improper Conduct

There are a number of existing virtual asset trading platforms (VATPs) operating in Hong Kong. How do existing VATPs comply with Hong Kong’s 2023 AMLO licensing regime? In this newsletter we set out the transitional arrangements that have been put in place to help existing VATPs transition to the new regime, including the deeming arrangement that provides an opportunity for exchanges to become licensed from 31 May 2024. Read on to find out more.

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