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Our developing approach to regulating cryptoassets looks to mitigate the risks while supporting potentially beneficial technology.
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Registered crypto firms

View the firms we register, supervise and enforce for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing purposes.
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Key milestones

Steps in the introduction of the new rules


10 January 2020

The FCA becomes the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) supervisor of UK cryptoasset business


1 September 2023

Cryptoasset businesses in the UK must collect, verify and share information about cryptoasset transfers, known as the ‘Travel Rule’


8 October 2023

The cryptoasset financial promotions regime was introduced for all firms promoting cryptoassets in the UK


6 November 2023

Policy making for Phase 1 (stablecoins) of the cryptoasset regime began with a discussion paper


2024 - 2025

Policy making on the Phase 2 (wider regime) to begin with a discussion paper

Latest news and publications

FCA updates position on cryptoasset Exchange Traded Notes for professional investors

Recognised Investment Exchanges to create a UK listed market segment for cryptoasset-backed Exchange Traded Notes
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Review of Maximal Extractable Value and Blockchain Oracles

Blockchain technology and cryptoasset services