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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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UK regulator launches fraud probe into 18 crypto companies

Business 2 January 2019

UK regulator launches fraud probe into 18 crypto companies

The Financial Conduct Authority launched the latest round of investigations on Sunday as part of an operation to clean up the crypto sector, with as many as 18 firms under formal investigation.

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50 crypto companies being investigated by UK authorities

Business 27 November 2018

50 crypto companies being investigated by UK authorities

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is beginning to get really serious with companies operating in the cryptocurrency space.

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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.

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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.

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Wirex secures e-money license in the UK

Business 24 August 2018

Wirex secures e-money license in the UK

Wirex Ltd., a provider of cryptocurrency debit cards in Europe, has been granted an e-money license by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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UK’s FCA warns investors against yet another crypto ‘clone firm’

Business 10 August 2018

UK’s FCA warns investors against yet another crypto ‘clone firm’

The UK Financial Conduct Authority raised the alarm on yet another cryptocurrency-related clone company called Good Crypto, which was reportedly impersonating an FCA-authorized firm to lure investors.

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FCA warns UK investors against ‘clone’ crypto companies

Business 8 August 2018

FCA warns UK investors against ‘clone’ crypto companies

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning against a clone company called Fair Oaks Crypto, which has been impersonating FCA-authorized firm Fair Oaks Capital Limited to lure investors to its site.

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