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...

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...

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...

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...
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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 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...

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...

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...
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...

Promising Blockchain Firm Faces Insolvency in the UK; Seeks Buyer

SETL, a London-based blockchain startup has filed for insolvency in the United Kingdom, a development that has sent chills down the spine of blockchain...
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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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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 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...