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UK Finance Watchdog’s Crypto Investigations Up By 74% in 2019

| Daniel Palmer

The number of investigations into cryptocurrency firms by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority have reportedly seen a sharp rise in the last year.

UK Fund That Aims to Capitalize on Crypto Volatility Raises $50 Million

| Daniel Palmer

U.K.-licensed Nickel Asset Management says it has raised $50 million for a fund aimed to make profits off the volatility of cryptocurrencies.

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UK Finance Watchdog Issues Guidance on Regulation for Bitcoin and Crypto Assets

| Ian Allison

The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority has finalized its guidance on crypto assets following a consultation which began in January.

UK Finance Watchdog Mimicked in Crypto Scam Email

| Daniel Palmer

British regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, is being impersonated in an email promoting a cryptocurrency scam.

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UK Finance Watchdog Takes Step Toward Ban on Crypto Derivatives

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority is now consulting on a ban of cryptocurrency-based derivatives and ETNs in a bid to protect investors.

UK Regulators Want a Long Look at Libra, Admonish Facebook’s Mantra to ‘Move Fast, Break Things’

| Daniel Kuhn

The startup mantra just won't cut it with U.K. regulators.

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UK Regulators Approve First Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund

| Daniel Kuhn

The fund was founded in 2017 by former BlackRock and REW AG employees.

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.