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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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Andrew Griffith, the U.K.'s financial-services minister, said he is committed to working with the crypto industry to establish regulations.  (Sylvain Sonnet/Getty Images)
UK Minister Commits to Greater Crypto Industry Engagement as New Regulation Looms
Lawmaker Andrew Griffith berated regulators for being too slow, but there’s still no trace of his own long-awaited crypto consultation.
Andrew Griffith, the U.K.'s financial-services minister, said he is committed to working with the crypto industry to establish regulations.  (Sylvain Sonnet/Getty Images)

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Crypto Trading Firm PGI Dissolved in UK After Alleged Scam
The firm was dissolved by the U.K. High Court and the Official Receiver has been appointed as liquidator.
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UK Discussing Bill That Could See Trade Documents Stored Using Blockchain
The Electronic Trade Documents Bill was introduced in the House of Lords on Wednesday.
The U.K. Parliament. (Paul Silvan/Unsplash)

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UK Lawmaker Matt Hancock Doesn’t Regret Pro-Crypto Swerve
The former cabinet minister is pushing for the government to be more pro-innovation.
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Crypto advocates are excited that the U.K. still wants to be a crypto hub. (Reinaldo Sture/Unsplash)
Crypto Remains a Priority for UK Under New Leader, Drawing Industry Excitement
Industry advocates in the country worried previous finance minister Rishi Sunak's crypto plans wouldn't pan out, especially after his recent defeat in the race for prime minis...
Crypto advocates are excited that the U.K. still wants to be a crypto hub. (Reinaldo Sture/Unsplash)

The U.K. still wants to carry on with its crypto plans under a new prime minister. (Paul Mansfield/Getty Images)
With New Prime Minister, UK Still Wants to Be Crypto Hub: Treasury Official
Economic Secretary Richard Fuller took part in a parliamentary debate on digital assets two days after Liz Truss was officially named the country's prime minister.
The U.K. still wants to carry on with its crypto plans under a new prime minister. (Paul Mansfield/Getty Images)

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UK’s Truss Picks Kwasi Kwarteng to Be Finance Minister
Since 2021, Kwarteng has overseen the government’s business, energy and industrial strategy department, which has supported blockchain innovation.
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Liz Truss beat Rishi Sunak to become the leader of the Conservative Party. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Liz Truss to Become UK Prime Minister After Winning Conservative Party Leadership
Truss has revealed little about her stance on crypto save for two statements that indicate she may be open to innovative-friendly regulation.
Liz Truss beat Rishi Sunak to become the leader of the Conservative Party. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Industry members weigh in on what to expect from the U.K.'s planned NFT collection. (Simon Frederick/Unsplash)
What to Expect From the UK’s Royal Mint NFT Collection
Tokens endorsed by the U.K. government must come with perks to succeed, industry members say.
Industry members weigh in on what to expect from the U.K.'s planned NFT collection. (Simon Frederick/Unsplash)