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FCA Review Of Crowdfunding Regulations

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Are The Right Rules in Place? Now that the UK market is more established and crowdfunding has become a more accepted form of raising capital, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a research report to consider whether there needs to be changes to reflect: its current scale and status, the risks to investors and, […]


ShareIn’s Appointed Representative Services

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Is Equity Crowdfunding A Regulated Activity? Yes – equity crowdfunding is a regulated activity in the UK and each country across the world has specific regulations regarding the adoption of equity crowdfunding. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK issued a Policy statement (14/4) The FCA’s regulatory approach to crowdfunding over the internet, and […]


French Crowdfunding Regulation Quick Overview

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  The French regulations address the three main types of crowdfunding: Equity, debt and donation based crowdfunding.  The Industry grew at a rate of approximately 200% from 2013 to 2014. There are no restrictions on the number of investors in any particular pitch. Companies are able to raise up to €1M per crowdfund campaign.   […]


China To Boost Equity Crowdfunding

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Positive Words From Chinese Government China will promote greater use of equity crowdfunding for startups to encourage entrepreneurship in the world’s second-largest economy reported by Dominique Patton and Kathy Chen . Up until now China has refrained from showing enthusiastic support for crowdfunding. BOP Associate Director, Conor Roche based in Shanghai explains, “A lack of clarity […]


ShareIn Now Directly Authorised By The FCA

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Keeping the crowd in crowdfunding! We are thrilled to announce that ShareIn are now authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate to a much wider audience. Prior to this we have been operating as an appointed representative of an FCA authorised entity that had more restrictive permissions as to who we could deal […]