GUIDANCE AND POLICY STATEMENTS
FSRA issues Guidance and Policy Statements within the intention to communicate and explain:-
Being guidance and policy, it is not legally binding on the Regulator or Authorised Persons.To register for updates please click here.
Guidance on Regulatory Framework for Private Financing Platforms
This Guidance sets out the FSRA’s approach towards the regulation of operators of Private Financing Platforms (PFPs) serving equity investment, debt financing and trade receivables funding needs of start-ups, private enterprises and SMEs. For more details click here.
Guidance on Regulation of Crypto Asset activities in the ADGM
This Guidance sets out the FSRA’s approach to the regulation of Crypto Asset activities in ADGM, including activities conducted by Crypto Asset Exchanges, Crypto Asset Custodians and, as applicable, intermediaries engaged in Crypto Asset activities. For the latest version, please click here. To refer to the comparisons of earlier and latest versions of Guidance, please click here
Supplementary Guidance on Regulatory Framework for Fund Managers of Venture Capital Funds
The Guidance sets out the FSRA’s approach to an application for an FSP to operate under the framework outlined here for VC Managers (the “VC Manager Framework”), in addition to the existing requirements in relation to the Threshold Conditions as set out in the FSMR and GEN Rules. For more details, please click here.
Supplementary Guidance on Authorisation of Investment Management Activities
The Guidance sets out the FSRA’s expectations on the minimum criteria for an applicant seeking a Financial Services Permission to carry on the regulated activities of Managing Assets or Managing a Collective Investment Fund. For more details, please click here.
Guidance on Regulation of Initial Coin/Token Offerings (ICOs) and Crypto Assets under the Financial Services and Markets Regulations
The Guidance sets out the FSRA’s regulatory approach to issuers seeking to raise funds through ICOs, and market intermediaries or operators dealing in or offering services in Crypto Assets under the Financial Services and Markets Regulations. For more details, please click here.