Tag: fca

The Financial Conduct Authority To Introduce Retail Investment Cap In P2P...

The UK market regulator is to limit the amount of money retail investors can allocate to peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, amid concerns of overexposure to the small, but...

Crypto Regulation: The Number of FCA Investigations Into Cryptocurrency Soared In...

FCA investigations into cryptocurrency are on the rise. It has been disclosed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that 18 companies are being investigated over...

Copy Trading Rules Clarified By FCA UK

  The Financial Conduct Authority of the UK has released a clarification on the nature of copy-trading services like eToro and the kind of permissions...

FCA seeks to clarify investment advice guidelines

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently consulting on guidance to clarify the boundaries between different investment advice models, such as simplified, or automated,...

Social Trading and Regulation Part 5: Glossary and Resources

Glossary: Social Trading: The process of publishing trades via a social networking platform, whether on dedicated social trading platforms such as eToro and ZuluTrade, or...

Social Trading and Regulation Part 4: What should traders do?

The wave of regulation that seems to be on its way into the copy trading sphere has many implications for everyone involved, from the...

Social Trading and Regulation Part 3: General challenges

With the prospect of regulation looming on the horizon, the social trading industry is in something of a state of limbo, unsure of how...

Social Trading and Regulation Part 2: CopyTrading and FCA

Back in mid-2012, a Q&A circular released by the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) put copy trading firms on high alert that regulation...

Social Trading and Regulation Part 1: Copy Trading and Regulation

Social and Copy Trading - which we covered in our Guide to Copy Trading series - are becoming an an increasingly big part of the...