Bitcoin Futures - SFC Highlights Obligations and Risks Associated with Cryptocurrencies

The Securities and Futures Commission (the “SFC”) put out a circular on 11th December 2017 reminding firms of the legal and regulatory requirements for providing any financial services in relation to Bitcoin futures contracts (“Bitcoin Futures”) and other cryptocurrency-related investment products to Hong Kong investors, as well as reminding investors of the risks associated with these products. 

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