The ruling concerns an appeal by Dr. Wright to overturn an earlier decision in which a High Court judge declined jurisdiction to hear his defamation case against Norway-based Twitter user Magnus Granath.
Twitter user Zatoshi and Bitcoin wallet HandCash announced that they are throwing their support behind up-and-coming darts play Jack Main.
Banks such as HSBC have reportedly introduced measures that prevent transfers from digital currency exchanges to their accounts, effectively preventing speculators from cashing out any gains.
The UK financial markets regulator cautioned such companies that continuing their activities would attract criminal and civil enforcement actions.
Her Majesty’s Treasury has opened consultation on proposed laws to govern “crypto-assets and stablecoins” until March 21.
The ban on sale of digital currency derivatives that was first proposed by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority is now in effect.
The UK regulator’s new temporary regime would run until July 9, 2021, and would apply to existing digital currency businesses who have yet to secure a required license to operate.
Markets Pilot, allegedly based in the Caribbean island nation of Dominica, has been targeting U.K. residents with its investment and trading platform, according to the FCA.
The U.K. Treasury said it was working on proposals for a new regulatory structure for stablecoins and other digital currencies.
Huobi users in Australia, EU and UK will be allowed to purchase up to $20,000 worth of digital currencies in AUD, EUR or GBP.
They are seeking to identify the principles necessary for any CBDC, to help other central banks around the world to meet their public policy objectives.