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The FCA Regulation of Crowdfunding

15 December 2014

Crowdfunding is the process of raising money (usually online) by asking large numbers of people for small amounts of money. Last year, it was estimated that almost £1 billion was raised through crowd funding worldwide. In response to this rapid growth, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a new set of rules and guidelines for UK crowdfunding platforms in April 2014. How do these rules aim to protect investors?

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