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British regulator is interested in blockchain analytics tools


The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a tender for blockchain analytics firms. The cost of the contract is £ 500,000 ($672,000). “FCA is looking for a third-party service provider in this area that can provide access to a platform that supports reliable and efficient analysis of...


FCA head urges Britons not to invest in cryptocurrencies


Nikil Rati, who heads the FCA, has urged UK citizens to refrain from investing in digital currencies. Speaking in London at one of the events, the representative of the regulator again drew attention to the risks of capital investments in such instruments. A cryptocurrency investor should be...

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UK's FCA Says Crypto Regulation Can Backfire


Today, September 9, UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the speech of Charles Randell, Chair of the FCA and Payments Systems Regulator. The release titled "Risks of token regulation", discusses several issues that the regulatory finds are present in the crypto industry. The...

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The UK's FCA Banned Binance. What Impacts Does it Have?


On June 26, the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consumer warning on banning the crypto exchange platform Binance from delivering operations in the country. The decision refers to Binance Markets Limited (BML) and the main company Binance Group. The regulatory body didn't clarify...

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UK Crypto Firms to Issue Yearly Financial Crime Reports


The regulatory agency of the United Kingdom, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said that crypto assets firms refer to the class of organizations that must deliver financial reports of crime (REP-CRIM) annually. We have published our policy statement, which will see #crypto asset businesses added...

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FCA Offers Crypto Companies a Temporary License


UK financial regulator FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) informed that the digital asset organizations that didn't manage to register, have the opportunity to work under limited-period licensing terms for 6 months as the regulator faces some issues with a stockpile of requests. FCA stated that the...


FCA suspends Wirecard subsidiary that issues crypto cards


The UK Financial Supervisory Authority (FCA) has suspended its Wirecard subsidiary, Wirecard Card Solutions (WCS), which issues Visa debit cards for the cryptocurrency companies and TenX. On Friday, the FCA stated that the WCS “is no longer allowed to conduct any organized...

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UK: The final guide to cryptocurrency assets presented


The Financial Conduct Authority of Great Britain (FCA) has published the final version of the cryptocurrency assets manual, indicating which of them fall under its jurisdiction. Most of the published rules were submitted in January of this year, and, as expected, the final wording does not contain...

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