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UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

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

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73% of UK Consumers Say They Don’t Know What Cryptocurrency Is

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2019

Nearly three-quarters of British consumers don't know what a cryptocurrency is or can't define it, according to a survey by the nation's financial regulator.

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UK Financial Regulator: Crypto Investors Are Driven by Interest to ‘Get Rich Quick’

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2019

The studies by the U.K. financial regulator reveal that U.K. consumers lack understanding of cryptocurrencies, mainly believing they can help them to “get rich quick”

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Credit Agricole-Backed Blockchain Startup Setl Files for Insolvency in the UK

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2019

Credit Agricole-backed blockchain startup Setl has filed for insolvency only months after it has been granted permission to run a central securities depository

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Blockchain Settlement Startup SETL Has Filed for Bankruptcy

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2019

Blockchain infrastructure provider SETL has filed for bankruptcy in the U.K., CoinDesk has learned.

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Cash ‘on the Verge of Collapse’ While Bitcoin Transactions Near Record Highs

Brian Evans - Mar 06, 2019

A new report claims that cash is “on the verge of collapse” in the UK, with cash transactions expected to almost vanish in the next decade. Meanwhile,…

Business News
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UK Firm Gets Regulatory Green Light to Offer Crypto Derivatives

Brian Evans - Feb 01, 2019

London-based OTC firm B2C2 has just been authorized by the U.K.'s financial watchdog to offer cryptocurrency contracts for difference (CFDs).

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Billionaire Brexiteer Dyson Sparks Accusations of Hypocrisy after Moving UK Headquarters to Singapore

Brian Evans - Jan 24, 2019

British appliance maker Dyson Ltd has announced that it is moving its headquarters from its home country. Dyson which is 100% owned by founder Sir James Dyson,…

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UK Financial Watchdog Plans Oversight of Security Tokens, Some Stablecoins

Brian Evans - Jan 23, 2019

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed guidance for how various crypto assets should be regulated in the country.

Business News
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Coinbase Hires New Compliance Chief for UK Operations

Brian Evans - Jan 21, 2019

U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a new U.K. head of compliance with three decades of experience in the industry.