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...
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...

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...

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-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...

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 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...
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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 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...
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 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...

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...

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: 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...
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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 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...

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...
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...
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...
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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...