Browsing the "United Kingdom" Tag

Is It Time for a Blockchain Brexit?

| Pindar Wong

The U.K. is on the brink of a previously unthinkable 'hard Brexit' from the European Union. A solution could be found in the capabilities of…

As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

| Madeline Meng Shi

The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.

The UK Government’s Official Archive Is Testing Blockchain

| Christine Kim

The official archive of the UK government is investigating blockchain technology in order to answer pressing questions related to archive management.

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UK Government Minister Calls for ‘Proportionate’ Crypto Rules

| Leigh Cuen

John Glen, the U.K. minister who oversees the financial sector, says regulation could lead to "a stable, flourishing" crypto exchange in London.

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UK Government Announces New Cryptocurrency Research Effort

| Leigh Cuen

The U.K. government will launch new research aimed to explore the potential risks posed by cryptocurrencies, a minister has said.

UK Crypto Trader Forced to Hand Over Bitcoin at Gunpoint

| Sujha Sundararajan

A British man who runs a cryptocurrency trading firm was yesterday forced at gunpoint to hand over an unknown quantity of bitcoin.

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U.K. Won’t Accept Cryptocurrency for Tax Bills, Minister Says

| Brady Dale

The U.K. government does plan to regulate exchanges and wallet providers, but won't intervene to help such startups get bank accounts.

UK Ministry of Justice: Blockchain Could Help Verify Crime Evidence

| Nikhilesh De

An official for the U.K. Ministry of Justice believes blockchain could help the government secure and verify digital evidence.

UK Cybercrime Watchdog: Surveillance Law Could Boost Digital Currency Use

| Stan Higgins

A controversial intelligence law passed by the UK last year could drive increased digital currency use according to a new report.

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UK Research Council to Award £3.6 Million in Blockchain Grants

| Garrett Keirns

A government organization in the UK is making millions in new grant money available to blockchain projects that meet its mission and mandate.