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UK’s FCA may ban sale of crypto derivatives
Business 22 November 2018

UK’s FCA may ban sale of crypto derivatives

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is reportedly considering a ban on crypto contracts-for-difference (CFD) that could be offered to retail investors, which could ultimately be a game-changer for the industry.

UK mulls ban on crypto derivatives
Business 30 October 2018

UK mulls ban on crypto derivatives

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will be holding consultations on a “potential prohibition” of cryptocurrency-based derivatives.

Japan’s SBI eyes crypto derivatives platform with US investment
Business 3 August 2018

Japan’s SBI eyes crypto derivatives platform with US investment

SBI Crypto Investment, a unit of Japanese financial services group SBI Holdings, has acquired a 12 percent stake in a U.S.-based electronic trading platform and operator Clear Markets, which offers over-the counter derivatives electronic trading services in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan.

UK issues guidelines for cryptocurrency derivatives
Business 9 April 2018

UK issues guidelines for cryptocurrency derivatives

The Financial Conduct Authority announced that cryptocurrency derivatives, such as futures, opts or contracts for difference (CFD), fall under the UK’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II.