FCA opens up regulatory sandbox

Can now apply throughout the year

Sophie King
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By making these changes, the FCA added, firms can now access the sandbox testing services at the right point in their development lifecycle.
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By making these changes, the FCA added, firms can now access the sandbox testing services at the right point in their development lifecycle.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has made its regulatory sandbox available for applications throughout the entire year.

The sandbox had previously operated on a cohort basis, meaning firms could only apply during specific windows. "While the cohort approach was appropriate for a testing environment, which served as a...

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