Browsing the "FCA" Tag

Crypto and Forex Scam Reports Tripled in the UK Last Year, Watchdog Says

| Yogita Khatri

Reports of cryptocurrency and foreign exchange scams surged in the U.K. last year, while total reported losses dropped, says the FCA.

Startup Raises $3.9 Million in Tokenized Equity in London Stock Exchange Test Issuance

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain startup 20|30 has raised £3 million in a sale of tokenized shares in a test carried out with the London Stock Exchange Group.

73% of UK Consumers Say They Don’t Know What Cryptocurrency Is

| Yogita Khatri

Three-quarters of U.K. consumers don't know what a cryptocurrency is or can't define it, according to a survey by the nation's financial regulator.

UK Firm Gets Regulatory Green Light to Offer Crypto Derivatives

| Yogita Khatri

London-based OTC firm B2C2 has just been authorized by the U.K.'s financial watchdog to offer cryptocurrency contracts for difference (CFDs).

UK Financial Watchdog Plans Oversight of Security Tokens, Some Stablecoins

| Yogita Khatri

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed guidance for how various crypto assets should be regulated in the country.

UK Could Ban Some Crypto Derivatives, Says Financial Watchdog Exec

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority is considering a ban on some cryptocurrency-based derivatives, a senior executive has said.

Bitcoin Wallet Provider Receives E-Money License From UK Regulator

| Muyao Shen

Wirex, a bitcoin wallet and payment card provider, has become the third crypto company to receive an e-money license from U.K. financial regulators.

Regulators Plan ‘Global Sandbox’ for Fintech Including Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

A number of regulators from across the globe are forming a new alliance to facilitate the development of fintech in cross-border solutions.

UK Financial Regulators Are Preparing for a World of Crypto Assets

| Ian Allison

Technology startups Nivaura and 20|30 are shaking up equity crowdfunding with the FCA and LSE.

UK Watchdog Welcomes First Crypto Startups to Regulatory Sandbox

| Muyao Shen

The U.K.'s financial regulator is allowing startups focused on blockchain and crypto assets into its regulatory sandbox for the first time.