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UK Crypto Firms to Get Broad Laws, May Need New Authorization
The industry has largely welcomed proposals that could cover crypto lending and NFTs, and force foreign companies to register and set up in the country.
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UK Crypto Exchange Archax Launches FCA-Regulated Custody Service
The new offering uses tech from Swiss MPC shop Metaco and the IBM Cloud.
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UK's FCA Flagged Some Crypto Firms Seeking Regulatory Approval to Law Enforcement
A number of those investigations into financial crime or "direct links to organized crime" are ongoing, an official at the Financial Conduct Authority said.
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UK’s FCA Issues Advice for Crypto Firms After Only 41 of 300 Applicants Win Regulatory Approval
The Financial Conduct Authority has faced criticism over its arduous registration regime, with some companies dropping out of the process altogether.
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What Crypto Legislation Could Look Like for the US, UK and Europe
Several regulatory initiatives are underway to expand oversight of this nascent industry, the former head of fintech at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority writes.
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Incoming FCA Chair Calls Crypto Firms Like FTX 'Deliberately Evasive'
Ashley Alder, who is currently the CEO of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, will be commencing his role with the Financial Conduct Authority on Feb. 20, he told the Treasury Committee.
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UK Financial Regulator Seeks Comments on Ad Approval Process for Crypto
Only companies with Financial Conduct Authority permission will be able to approve promotional material.
CDCROP: Coinbase ad on London Underground (Tube). August 2021. (Sheldon Reback/CoinDesk)

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FCA-Regulated Crypto Custodian Digivault Is Up for Sale Following Eqonex Liquidation: Source
A deal to buy Digivault, which is winding down operations, would include a crypto license in the United Kingdom.
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Proposed UK Rules Will Make Advertising Crypto a Lot Harder, Industry Warns
Industry members are sounding the alarm on a proposed measure to require crypto service providers to comply with local advertising rules, which could add an additional layer of authorization to an already complex process.
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FCA's Crypto AML Compliance Chief Steps Down
Mark Steward, who led the enforcement of anti-money laundering measures for crypto, is stepping down after seven years with the Financial Conduct Authority.
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