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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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...

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...

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...
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 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...

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...

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...
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Bank of England Says its Upgraded Payment Systems will Support Blockchain...

In a bid to promote blockchain technology, the Bank of England (BoE) will include support for blockchain-based financial technology firms to the proposed upgrade...

UK: City of London Police to Get Cryptocurrency Training

Officers from the City of London will participate in a new training regime to boost its readiness against financial crimes involving cryptocurrencies. The new...

Argo Blockchain becomes the First Crypto Mining Firm on London Stock...

UK-based cryptocurrency mining company, Argo Blockchain has become the first cryptocurrency company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. The mining company has...
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...

UK Regulator issues E-Money License to Crypto Payment Provider, Wirex

London-based cryptocurrency wallet and payment card provider Wirex has been granted an E-Money license by UK financial regulators, making it only the third cryptocurrency-related...
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...

U.K. Lawmakers Push for Government Regulations For Crypto Markets, ICOs

The treasury committee of the U.K. parliament has called for a more direct regulatory approach to cryptocurrencies by the government. On Wednesday, September 19, the...

Experts’ take: Can Blockchain Adoption Help With UK–EU Relations Post-Brexit?

Philip Hammond, UK’s finance minister said at the Conservative Party conference said that blockchain—and other distributed ledger technologies—may help solve the UK-Ireland border issue...
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SEC Prepares ‘Fool’s Guide’ On ICOs to Clarify Which Tokens are...

As governments look to define their regulatory stance on Cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has promised to...

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 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...
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