On 29 October 2020, the FCA issued a statement advising that it will be among 23 regulators across 5 continents taking part in the cross-border testing initiative organised by the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN).

Firms interested in applying to take part in cross-border testing should review the list of participating regulators and their respective regulatory compendiums and submit an application via the GFIN website before the 31 December deadline.

Firms interested in exploring cross-border testing with the FCA can contact GFIN@fca.org.uk.