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FCA Registration U-Turn Still Leaves Costs for UK Startups
The FCA's decision not to enforce its own January registration deadline is little comfort to crypto startups that have been in limbo for months.
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Kraken-Owned Crypto Facilities Wins UK License to Offer Derivatives Trading
The subsidiary of cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has obtained a U.K. license allowing it to operate its derivatives platform in the EU.
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Gemini Hires Former Starling Bank Founder as Managing Director of Europe
The exchange hired Julian Sawyer, former co-founder and chief operating officer of a U.K. digital bank, to shape the exchange’s strategy in the region and manage European hiring.
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UK Finance Regulator Warns Against Cryptocurrency Derivatives
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority warned against investing in cryptocurrency-based contracts in a post published Tuesday.
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UK Regulator: DLT Startups Are Being Denied Banking Services
The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority found that DLT businesses do not receive loans from banks as much as other companies.
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'Very High Risk': UK Finance Watchdog Issues Statement on ICOs
The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority is the latest in a wave of regulators to issue a formal warning on initial coin offerings.
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