Browsing the "UK" Tag

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. Parliament has been presented demos of real-world blockchain applications designed to educate policymakers.

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.

Blockchain Firm SETL Seeks Buyer After Filing for Insolvency

| Ian Allison

Blockchain infrastructure provider SETL has filed for insolvency in the U.K., saying it's seeking a buyer for its CSD business.

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.