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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.

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.