Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Law Reform Research for the Use of Blockchain Smart Contracts begins...

UK Law Commission, an independent body established by the British Parliament has launched a research project for investigating reforms into blockchain-based smart contracts. The...

UK’s Financial Regulator Accepts 29 Innovative Startups Into Its Fintech ‘Sandbox’...

Following the worldwide acceptance of blockchain technology, the United Kingdom’s financial regulator – the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has now acknowledged the potential the...

Revolut adds support for Cryptocurrency including Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash...

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts were given another reason to rejoice as Revolut payment app included support for cryptocurrencies including Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The...

Bank of England Issues Working Paper on Digital Currencies

The Bank of England has published a working paper guiding the activities of bank staff. The staff working paper outlines the various possible risks...

UK Forex Operator, LMAX launches first Cryptocurrency Exchange for Institutional Investors

LMAX, a London-based foreign exchange trading operator, announced Monday, May 21st that it would launch a cryptocurrency trading platform that would target institutional investors...
UK-based Crypto Trading Platform is Launches Ethereum Futures Contracts

UK-based Crypto Trading Platform Launches Ethereum Futures Contracts

A UK-based cryptocurrency trading platform, Crypto Facility is launching its first Ethereum Futures contracts. The firm announced this on Friday, 11th May. Crypto Facilities...

British Crypto Trading Platforms Call On MPs to Enforce Regulations

CryptoUK (a trade group that is self-regulated and dedicated to the crypto industry), has asked for regulatory oversight for the cryptocurrency trading platforms in...
CryptoUK Trade Association calls for Favourable Cryptocurrency Regulations

CryptoUK Trade Association calls for Favourable Cryptocurrency Regulations

A UK based self-regulatory trade association for the United Kingdom’s cryptocurrency sector CryptoUK has advocated for favorable regulations in the industry. The association made...
British Energy Firm Centrica Develops Blockchain Energy Trading Technology

British Energy Firm, Centrica Develops Blockchain-based Energy Trading System

British energy firm Centrica is partnering with LO3 a blockchain startup to launch a local energy management system which would enable electricity users to...
UK Firm Verv develops Blockchain Energy Trading Platform

UK Firm Verv completes first Solar energy trade using blockchain tech

Across the world, innovative technology powered by blockchain is been designed to help tackle contemporary challenges people face. Just recently, an engineering firm Verv...
Bank of England Unveils Proof-of-Concept for Blockchain Data Privacy - Blockchain Technology News

Bank of England Unveils Proof-of-Concept for Blockchain Data Privacy – Blockchain...

The British apex bank, Bank of England (BoE) has published a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) document on its website which explores how blockchain technology can be used...
UK Financial Conduct Authority cryptocurreny policy in fiscal year business plan

UK’s Financial Regulator plans to review Cryptocurrency policy later this year

United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority has released its annual business plan which contains a plan to develop a cryptocurrency policy later this year. The...

Bank of England will Set Up New Payment System using Innovative...

The Bank of England has published a blueprint to indicate its vision for a renewed Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) service. The new service...

Ireland’s Finance Department Plans Blockchain Working Group

Amidst the call for increased regulations and more stringent control of the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, Ireland has taken a bold move to establish...

UK to Launch a Crypto Assets Task Force

Philip Hammond, the U.K Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced that the United Kingdom Government is about to set-up a Crypto Assets Task Force. The...

U.K. Parliament Launch Cryptocurrency Inquiry ahead of possible Regulation

The Treasury Committee of the UK parliament has announced that they will begin an inquiry into cryptocurrency and blockchain to understand the risks, benefits...

Cryptocurrency inquiry launched by UK Treasury

Cryptocurrency inquiry launched by UK Treasury: Authorities all over the world are trying to get to the bottom of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Many...

British MP McGovern on cryptocurrency regulations and Bitcoin: We have all...

Bitcoin LATEST - is a crackdown imminent? MP warns regulators are NOT moving fast enough. BITCOIN price plunged in 2018 after regulators and banks...
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UK: No Paying Taxes Using Cryptocurrency

The chief tax authority of UK HM Revenue and Customs has clearly stated that it would not allow individuals or businesses to use cryptocurrencies...

Blockchain Startups Reshaping Energy Industry

Blockchain has been affecting all the other industries like Finance and Energy. Every day we can see a new blockchain startup trying to reshape...
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