Phillip Hammond Libra
News

UK Chancellor Gives British Government Opinion On Libra

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box this week giving the UK government’s perspective on Facebook’s Libra...

Emilio Janus | 3 days ago
Bitcoin Acceptance

UK’s Biggest Business Travel Agency Now Accepts Bitcoin

UK’s biggest travel management company is now accepting bitcoin for payments after “increasing demand” from clients. The move also hints that its retail travel giant...

Allen Scott | 3 months ago
FCA Urges UK Banks to Adopt Robust Security Measures Against 'Risky' Cryptocurrency Business
News

UK’s Financial Watchdog May Soon Ban Sale of Crypto Derivatives

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting today on a cryptoassets guidance. The financial watchdog will decide later this year whether to outlaw certain cryptocurrency...

Georgi Georgiev | 6 months ago
Monero XMR
Altcoins

Seized Monero Up For Auction In UK First

An auction house in Northern Ireland is holding the UK’s first live online auction of seized cryptocurrency. The sale, of 167.69 monero coins will start at midday tomorrow (GMT)...

Emilio Janus | 6 months ago
Bitcoin cryptocurrency tax uk
Bitcoin Taxes

UK Gov’t Unveils Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines For Individuals

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) yesterday released a policy paper, detailing cryptocurrency tax guidelines for individuals. The good news is that no new punitive tax...

Emilio Janus | 7 months ago
Breaking News

‘We’ll Be Right Back!’ – Signs Point to Exit...

Users are venting frustration at UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange Cubits after the service went offline following alleged payment delays. [Editor’s note: This story...

Esther Kim | 7 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

UK: FCA Investigations Into Crypto Businesses Have Doubled Since May

FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), UK’s Financial watchdog, has doubled the number of investigations into cryptocurrency companies to 50 since May 2018. FCA Increasingly Looking...

Christina Comben | 8 months ago
Bitcoin UK's Cryptocurrency Task Force Concerned Over Recent Exchange Hacks
News

Bitcoin Ownership Hits 9% In UK, YouGov Survey Reveals

Over 90 percent of UK residents have now heard of Bitcoin and up to 9 percent of some demographics own it, an upbeat new survey revealed November 7. 21 Percent See Bitcoin Being As...

Wilma Woo | 8 months ago
FinTech

UK Fintech Industry Slams Govt’s ‘Blunt Instrument...

The UK could compromise its fintech sector with “very blunt instrument” regulation currently under consideration, a new report from several industry entities warns...

Wilma Woo | 9 months ago
Brexit Britain Can't Rope-In Crypto Cowboys Alone
News

Brexit Britain Can’t Rope-In Crypto Cowboys Alone

Bloomberg contributor Lionel Laurent believes that Brexit Britain needs to get serious about regulating the crypto industry. Yet, he’s skeptical it can be done alone. It’s...

Danny Scopelliti | 10 months ago
ICO
Altcoins

Soaring ICO Failure Rate Sees Investors Flock to ‘Bigger...

ICO failure rates are increasing. However, there seems to be a trend of fewer projects receiving bigger sums. Due to regulatory pressure, ICO bans, and a bear market, investors seem to...

Ian Tozer | 11 months ago

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