Hong Kong gives green light to retail access to crypto platforms as guardrails are finalised

With only days left before the commencement of the new virtual asset service provider (VASP) licensing regime on 1 June 2023, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) announced the finalised regulatory requirements on virtual asset trading platform (VATP) operators in its Consultation Conclusions on 23 May 2023 (Conclusions). Continue reading