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UK Parliamentary Group Starts Crypto Inquiry to Form Policy Recommendations
The group is asking industry experts, regulators and the government to weigh in on a range of topics including consumer protection and CBDCs.
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UK Markets Bill Extends Banking Rules to Crypto Assets
The U.K. introduced the bill, which also addresses stablecoins, to Parliament earlier Wednesday, but lawmakers won’t take up the measure until later in the week.
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U.K. financial regulators are set to introduce rules for stablecoins as payment tools to Parliament. (Scott E Barbour/Getty Images)
UK Regulators to Introduce Rules for Stablecoins in New Markets Bill
The much-anticipated financial services and markets bill to be presented to Parliament includes rules for the use of stablecoins as a means of payment.
U.K. financial regulators are set to introduce rules for stablecoins as payment tools to Parliament. (Scott E Barbour/Getty Images)

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Policy Makers Should Get On With Regulating Crypto, BOE’s Cunliffe Says
The Bank of England’s deputy governor said regulators should accelerate crypto rulemaking. If certain risks involving crypto can’t be managed, related activities must be stopp...
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday (Carl Court/Getty Images)
Johnson's Exit as British Prime Minister Leaves UK Crypto Ambitions on Hold
Most likely replacements have been relatively quiet about their views on Web3.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday (Carl Court/Getty Images)

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned amid a scandal that prompted about 60 members of government to quit in protest. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Boris Johnson to Quit as Pressure From Ministerial Resignations Mounts
The departure of the U.K. prime minister is likely to delay the country's plans to create a friendly environment for crypto.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned amid a scandal that prompted about 60 members of government to quit in protest. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

City Minister John Glen follows his boss Rishi Sunak out of the Treasury. (Drop of Light/Shutterstock)
UK City Minister, Crypto Proponent John Glen Resigns as Ministers Quit Johnson Government
In April, Glen outlined the U.K.'s ambitions to become a crypto hub and produce a regulatory package for crypto assets.
City Minister John Glen follows his boss Rishi Sunak out of the Treasury. (Drop of Light/Shutterstock)

Rishi Sunak resigns as U.K. finance minister (Leon Neal /GettyImages)
Rishi Sunak Resigns as UK Finance Minister
The now-former minister wanted the country to become a crypto hub and announced a number of plans for the digital sector in April.
Rishi Sunak resigns as U.K. finance minister (Leon Neal /GettyImages)

The U.K. government is looking for comments on the taxation of DeFi. (Shutterstock)
UK Government Seeks Views on DeFi Taxation
The deadline for submitting comments is Aug. 31.
The U.K. government is looking for comments on the taxation of DeFi. (Shutterstock)

The U.K. government published the results of its consultation on money laundering and terror financing rules. (Cristian Gusa/Shutterstock)
UK Government Backtracks on Unhosted Wallet Data Collection Proposal
The government said it didn't make sense to require all senders of funds to private crypto wallets to collect recipients' identification details.
The U.K. government published the results of its consultation on money laundering and terror financing rules. (Cristian Gusa/Shutterstock)