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Bank of England Sets Out Rules for Libra Launch in the UK

| William Foxley

The central bank has finalized principles the Facebook-led cryptocurrency project must adopt before a U.K. launch.

Bank of England Governor Says Facebook’s Libra Crypto Will Be Scrutinized

| Wolfie Zhao

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could be subject to the "highest standards" in global regulations, said Bank of England governor Mark Carney.

Bank of England Warns Finance Firms Over Crypto Risks

| Nikhilesh De

A Bank of England official has warned banks and other financial firms about exposure to cryptocurrency-related assets in a letter.

Bank of England Eyes Private Blockchain Oversight

| Wolfie Zhao

The Bank of England is examining how to maintain data privacy over a DLT network while still allowing a regulatory window into transactions.

Bank of England to Test DLT Use in New Settlement System

| Annaliese Milano

The Bank of England has launched a proof of concept that will explore DLT-compatibility with its real time gross settlement service.

Bank of England Has ‘No Plans’ to Launch Cryptocurrency

| Sujha Sundararajan

The Bank of England has dropped plans to launch its own digital currency amid concerns about its impact on the financial system.

Bank of England Chief: Bitcoin Isn’t a Threat to Financial Stability

| Sujha Sundararajan

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said that bitcoin's meteoric price gains do not pose a threat to global financial stability.

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Bank of England: DLT Shift Could Lead to New Securities Monopolies

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

The U.K.'s central bank has warned that a shift to DLT could bring about both positive and unwelcome changes in the securities settlement industry.

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Bank of England Seeks Startups for DLT Privacy Projects

| Stan Higgins

The UK’s central bank is looking for partners for distributed ledger projects focused on data privacy.

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Bank of England: Next-Gen Settlement System Will Be DLT Compatible

| Pete Rizzo

After review, the UK central bank said today it will build the next version of its settlement system with distributed ledger tech in mind.