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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.


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.

Bank of England Chief: DLT Could ‘Reshape’ Banking

| Stan Higgins

Distributed ledger tech could "reshape" banking, Bank of England chief Mark Carney said today.

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Blockchain Revolution Won’t Happen ‘Soon’, Says Bank of England

| Stan Higgins

A senior Bank of England official doesn’t believe widespread blockchain adoption will happen anytime soon.