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Watchdog fears it is scaring off City innovators

by Tim Wallace May 30, 2014, 2:02am INVENTORS creating new finance technology will be welcomed into the City watchdog to find out how regulations can be made to work for them, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chief executive Martin Wheatley said yesterday. He has spent the last year setting up...

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EU considers regulation of crowdfunding

Originally posted in City A.M.   BRUSSELS is considering regulating crowdfunding, the fast-growing way of financing start-up businesses and other schemes by gathering investments from hundreds of people over the internet. Crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter have already raised hundreds of millions of pounds for projects and...

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