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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.

Coinbase Hires New Compliance Chief for UK Operations

| Yogita Khatri

U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a new U.K. head of compliance with three decades of experience in the industry.

UK Tax Agency Publishes Detailed Guidance for Crypto Holders

| Nikhilesh De

U.K. tax body HMRC has provided an in-depth explanation of how cryptocurrency users should pay taxes on their holdings.

Blockchain-Friendly UK Lawmaker Calls for Crypto Tax Payments

| Yogita Khatri

British politician Eddie Hughes has proposed allowing local taxes and bills to be paid with cryptocurrencies.

UK Crypto Exchanges Pose Low Money Laundering Risk, Says Global Watchdog

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchanges in the U.K. pose a “low” risk for money laundering and terrorist financing, says a report from the Financial Action Task Force.

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.

DeVere Group Targets Arbitrage With New Crypto Fund

| Yogita Khatri

U.K.-based financial advisory firm deVere Group has launched an actively managed fund offering investors exposure to cryptocurrencies.

UK Government Says It Will Update Crypto Tax Guidance By Early Next Year

| Nikhilesh De

The UK Cryptoassets Taskforce wants to encourage the development of distributed ledger technology, according to a final report published Monday.

UK Lawmakers Call For Greater Oversight of Crypto Industry

| Nikhilesh De

Citing market volatility and consumer risk, the U.K. Treasury Committee called for increased regulation of the cryptocurrency space in a new report.