UK Consultation Papers and Policy Statements


Official publications related to the regulatory landscape Archax is operating in, in association with NorthPoint Strategy.

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JMLSG publishes new Guidance on cryptoasset transfers. Guidance JMLSG     15 November 2023 icon-link
Letter from David Bailey, Nathanaël Benjamin and Vicky Saporta on ‘Innovations in the use by deposit-takers of deposits, e-money and regulated stablecoins’ Dear CEO Bank of England PRA      6 November 2023 icon-link
Regulatory regime for systemic payment systems using stablecoins and related service providers Discussion paper Bank of England  6 November 2023  6 February 2024    icon-link
Cross-authority roadmap on innovation in payments Roadmap Bank of England/FCA      6 November 2023 icon-link
Regulating cryptoassets - Phase 1: Stablecoins Discussion Paper FCA 6 November 2023 6 February 2024   icon-link
Finalised non-handbook guidance on Cryptoasset Financial Promotions Guidance FCA - - 2nd November 2023 icon-link
Response to the consultation and call for evidence on the future financial services regulatory regime for cryptoassets Consultation paper HM Treasury 01 February 2023 30th April 2023 30th October 2023 icon-link
Virtual Assets: Targeted Update on Implementation of the FATF Standards on Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers Consultation paper Financial Action Task Force 28 June 2023 - N/A icon-link
Updating and improving the UK regime for asset management Consultation paper FCA 20 February 2023 22 May 2023 N/A icon-link
The taxation of Decentralised Finance involving the lending and staking of cryptoassets - call for evidence Consultation paper HM Revenue & Customs 5 July 2022 31 August 2022 N/A icon-link
The taxation of decentralised finance (DeFi) involving the lending and staking of cryptoassets Consultation paper HM Revenue & Customs 27 April 2023 22 June 2023 N/A icon-link
The International Journal of Blockchain Law Policy statement Global Blockchain Business Council - - 1 March 2022 icon-link
The Future of Financial Crime in the Metaverse Policy statement Elliptic - - 1 May 2022 icon-link
The framework for a UK consolidated tape Consultation paper FCA 5 July 2023 15 September 2023 N/A icon-link
The digital pound: a new form of money for households and businesses? Consultation paper Bank of England 7 February 2023 30 June 2023 N/A icon-link
Targeted Update on Implementation of FATF’s Standards on VAs and VASPs Policy statement Financial Action Task Force - - 1 June 2022 icon-link
Strengthening our financial promotion rules for high‑risk investments and firms approving financial promotions Policy statement FCA - - 1 August 2022 icon-link
Strengthening our financial promotion rules for high risk investments, including cryptoassets Consultation paper FCA 19 January 2022 23 March 2022 N/A icon-link
Second consultation on the prudential treatment of cryptoasset exposures Consultation paper Bank for International Settlements 30 June 2022 30 September 2022 N/A icon-link
Review of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) Consultation paper Bank of England 30 March 2023 1 June 2023 N/A icon-link
Recovery of costs of supervising cryptoasset businesses under the anti-money laundering regulations: fees proposals Consultation paper FCA 15 October 2019 11 November 2019 N/A icon-link
Public consultation on third-party crypto instruments and tokens Consultation paper Verra 3 August 2022 2 October 2022 N/A icon-link
PS23/6: Financial promotion rules for cryptoassets Policy statement FCA - - 8 June 2023 icon-link
Prudential treatment of cryptoasset exposures Consultation paper Bank for International Settlements 10 June 2021 10 September 2023 N/A icon-link
Prohibiting the sale to retail clients of investment products that reference cryptoassets Consultation paper FCA 3 July 2019 3 October 2019 N/A icon-link
Prohibiting the sale to retail clients of investment products that reference cryptoassets Policy statement FCA - - 1 October 2020 icon-link
Principles for Stablecoin Issuers Consultation paper Global Digital Finance 13 September 2022 22 September 2022 N/A icon-link
Primary Markets Effectiveness Review: Feedback to DP22/2 and proposed equity listing rule reforms Consultation paper FCA 3 May 2023 28 June 2023 N/A icon-link
Managing the failure of systemic digital settlement asset (including stablecoin) firms: Consultation Consultation paper HM Treasury 31 May 2022 2 August 2022 N/A icon-link
Legal Statement on Digital Securities: Public Consultation Consultation paper LawtechUK 1 August 2022 23 September 2022 N/A icon-link
Kalifa Review of UK Fintech Policy statement HM Treasury - - 1 February 2021 icon-link
Introducing a gateway for firms who approve financial promotions Consultation paper FCA 6 December 2022 7 February 2023 N/A icon-link
Improving Equity Secondary Markets Consultation paper FCA 5 July 2022 16 September 2022 N/A icon-link
Guidance on the trading venue perimeter Policy statement FCA - - 5 July 2023 icon-link
Guidance on Cryptoassets Consultation paper FCA 23 January 2019 5 April 2019 N/A icon-link
Governors and Heads of Supervision endorse global bank prudential standard for cryptoassets and work programme of Basel Committee Consultation paper Bank for International Settlements 16 December 2022 - N/A icon-link
GC23/1 Cryptoasset financial promotions: Guidance for firms Consultation paper FCA 8 June 2023 10 August 2023 N/A icon-link
Future Regulatory Framework (FRF) Review: Response to Consultation Policy statement HM Treasury - - 1 July 2022 icon-link
Future financial services regulatory regime for cryptoassets Consultation paper HM Treasury 1 February 2023 30 April 2023 N/A icon-link
FSB proposes framework for the international regulation of crypto-asset activities Consultation paper Financial Stability Board 11 November 2022 - N/A icon-link
Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review: Proposals for Reform Consultation paper HM Treasury 9 November 2021 9 February 2022 N/A icon-link
Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review Phase II Consultation Consultation paper HM Treasury 1 October 2020 - N/A icon-link
Financial promotions on social media Consultation paper FCA 17 July 2023 11 September 2023 N/A icon-link
FCA sets out expectations for UK cryptoasset businesses complying with the Travel Rule Policy statement FCA - - 17 August 2023 icon-link
Embracing the promise of fintech Policy statement Bank of England - - 22 March 2019 icon-link
Diversity and inclusion on company boards and executive management Policy statement FCA - - 1 April 2022 icon-link
Diversity and inclusion on company boards and executive committees Consultation paper FCA 28 July 2021 20 October 2021 N/A icon-link
Digital Regulatory Reporting: Pilot Phase 1 Report Consultation paper FCA 13 March 2019 - N/A icon-link
Digital Assets: Final report Consultation paper Law Commission 27 June 2023 - N/A icon-link
Digital Assets Research and Development Consultation paper Federal Register 26 January 2023 3 March 2023 N/A icon-link
Cryptocurrencies and Decentralised Finance (DeFi) Consultation paper Bank for International Settlements 6 December 2022 - N/A icon-link
Cryptoassets Transfers (‘Travel Rule’) Consultation paper JMLSG 28 July 2023 25 August 2023 N/A icon-link
Cryptoassets and sanctions compliance Consultation paper GBBC Digital Finance 1 July 2022 - N/A icon-link
Cryptoasset AML / CTF regime: feedback on good and poor quality applications Policy statement FCA - - 25 January 2023 icon-link
Crypto shocks and retail losses Consultation paper Bank for International Settlements 20 February 2023 - N/A icon-link
Consultation Paper on the Proposed Regulatory Requirements for Virtual Asset Trading Platform Operators Licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission Consultation paper Securities and Futures Commission 20 February 2023 31 March 2023 N/A icon-link
Consultation on the first Financial Market Infrastructure Sandbox | The Digital Securities Sandbox Consultation paper HM Treasury 11 July 2023 22 August 2023 N/A icon-link
Consultation on Investment Platforms Market Study Remedies Consultation paper FCA 14 March 2019 14 June 2019 N/A icon-link
Changes to align the FCA Handbook with the EU Prospectus Regulation Consultation paper FCA 28 January 2019 28 March 2019 N/A icon-link
Amendments to the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 Statutory Instrument 2022 Policy statement HM Treasury - - 1 June 2022 icon-link

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