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UK Financial Conduct Authority declares what is and isn’t regulated

Business 31 July 2019

UK Financial Conduct Authority declares what is and isn’t regulated

The U.K’s Regulator has issued their final opinion on current crypto laws, and it doesn’t lend a lot of confidence to investors.

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UK FCA wants to hire cryptocurrency specialists

Business 18 July 2019

UK FCA wants to hire cryptocurrency specialists

The U.K. is preparing for a post Brexit world, and a big part of that will be additional regulatory controls on crypto.

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UK regulator grants first license to a crypto asset management firm

Business 3 July 2019

UK regulator grants first license to a crypto asset management firm

The license will allow Prime Factor Capital to operate as a full-scope AIFM under the European Union’s AIFM Directive.

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UK regulators could pull the plug on crypto CFDs

Business 3 July 2019

UK regulators could pull the plug on crypto CFDs

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK is considering a ban on the sale of cryptocurrency derivatives, such as contract for difference (CFD) investment products.

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UK regulator blacklists fraud company posing as FCA-authorized firm

Business 17 June 2019

UK regulator blacklists fraud company posing as FCA-authorized firm

The FCA has called out a site that was fraudulently cloning another company and acting as an investment scam.

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FCA regulators warn public of ICAP crypto clone firm

Business 27 May 2019

FCA regulators warn public of ICAP crypto clone firm

The FCA warned that a group calling themselves ICAP Crypto is a clone firm that has developed a kind of scam to try to convince potential victims that they are a legitimate firm.

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3 blockchain firms get green light to join UK FCA’s regulatory sandbox

Business 2 May 2019

3 blockchain firms get green light to join UK FCA’s regulatory sandbox

The Financial Conduct Authority has included Diro Labs, Fintech Delivery Panel Partners and ecommerce payment firm Nuggets within the cohort 5 group of companies.

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UK’s Financial Conduct Authority flags ‘illegal’ Next Coin Market

Business 8 March 2019

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority flags ‘illegal’ Next Coin Market

The regulator, which is responsible for overseeing the financial services sector in the country, flagged a firm called Next Coin Market, which it said had been falsely claiming FCA authorization.

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73% of UK consumers ‘don’t know what cryptocurrency is’

Business 8 March 2019

73% of UK consumers ‘don’t know what cryptocurrency is’

Almost three-quarters of consumers don’t know or can’t describe what a cryptocurrency is, according to a new survey published by the UK’s chief financial regulator.

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FCA issues scam alert after £197M lost to scams in 2018

Business 7 February 2019

FCA issues scam alert after £197M lost to scams in 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning to investors over investment scams, many of which are connected to unregulated cryptocurrency companies in the United Kingdom alone.

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Crypto liquidity provider B2C2 OTC is FCA authorized

Business 4 February 2019

Crypto liquidity provider B2C2 OTC is FCA authorized

B2C2 OTC Ltd. has received authorization from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to conduct deals in contracts for difference (CFDs).

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UK’s FCA provides regulatory clarity for cryptoassets

Business 24 January 2019

UK’s FCA provides regulatory clarity for cryptoassets

The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released their outline for an approach to cryptocurrency assets, and helps to categorize different types of assets, and what they feel falls under their jurisdiction.

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