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UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaint Against BitMEX Bitcoin Ad

The United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld its complaint against a Bitcoin advertisement from top cr...

Barclays May Be Ending Work With Coinbase, Transactions in GBP to Slow

British banking giant Barclays has reportedly cut ties with United States crypto exchange Coinbase. As Coindesk reported on Aug...

UK Crypto Regulation Is Changing, Recognition Looming at Long Last

The United Kingdom has long been a financial mecca. Ever since the Big Bang and the arrival of Thatcherism in the ‘80s, Britain...

UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

The United Kingdom pension and welfare agency has identified blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) as technologies...

Zcash ‘Brexits’ as Coinbase Delists Privacy-Focused Altcoin in the UK

United Kingdom-based customers of Coinbase are reportedly being informed that the exchange will be dropping support for the pri...
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Crypto Trading App Robinhood Launching in UK Following FCA Approval

A subsidiary of United States-based stock and crypto trading app Robinhood has been approved to operate as a broker in the Unit...

UK’s Tax Authority Requests User Data From Crypto Exchanges: Report

The United Kingdom’s tax, payments and customs authority Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reportedly requested th...

UK Data Protection Watchdog Raises Concerns Over Facebook’s Libra

The U.K.’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has requested, along with a number of other jurisdictions, that the companie...

Judge Dismisses Libel Suit Against Roger Ver Over Lack of Jurisdiction

A Justice of the High Court of England and Wales has dismissed a libel lawsuit against Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent and Bitcoin...

UK Financial Regulator FCA Won’t Regulate Bitcoin and Ether

Major British regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), will not regulate Bitcoin (BTC) as a part of its recent guidanc...