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UK: Financial Services and Markets Act 2023 Approved, Includes Crypto Regulation as UK Moves to Enable Global Crypto Hub

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2023 has been granted Royal Assent. The comprehensive legislation aims to grow the UK economy while enabling innovation. London has long been a top global financial services center. This leadership has morphed into the UK becoming one of the… Read More

CryptoUK Issues Statement on FCA’s Updated Marketing Rules for Digital Assets

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued new rules for crypto promotions. The rules are said to align with other financial services offerings. CryptoUK, an association representing the UK’s digital asset industry, has issued a statement on the marketing rules. Su Carpenter, Director of… Read More

Crypto Regulation: Digital Assets Report Published by UK All Party Parliament Group, CryptoUK Welcomes Policy Recommendations

A UK All-Party Parliament Group (APPG) has published a report on crypto or digital assets. In brief, the report states that crypto is here to stay and requires comprehensive regulation. The report is entitled ‘Realising Government’s Vision for the UK To Become a Global Hub… Read More

CryptoUK Slams Treasury Committee’s Description of Crypto as Gambling

CryptoUK, a UK-based advocacy group supporting digital asset innovation, has slammed comments made by the UK Treasury Committee that has been reviewing the crypto industry in the country. CryptoUK criticized the statement that denigrated digital asset markets, with the Committee describing crypto as follows: “Unbacked… Read More

Digital Assets: CryptoUK Responds to HM Treasury Crypto-Assets Consultation Paper

CryptoUK, which claims to be the “trusted” voice of the UK crypto industry, has published a detailed response to His Majesty’s Treasury’s (HMT) Future Financial Services Regulatory Regime for Cryptoassets consultation paper. Consultation proposals “included strengthening rules for crypto trading platforms and a robust world-first… Read More

The Digital Pound Moves Forward: HM Treasury and Bank of England Launch Consultation on CBDC, No Decision on DLT

HM Treasury and the Bank of England have announced a new consultation on the possibility of a digital pound. According to a joint statement, The consultation is being launched as the UK government wants to ensure the public has access to “safe money” while supporting… Read More

UK: All Party Parliamentary Group Announces Inquiry into Crypto Industry

An inquiry into the UK crypto industry has been announced by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the UK Crypto and Digital Assets sector. The inquiry aims to focus on the UK’s approach to regulating crypto, the potential of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs),… Read More

CryptoUK Comments on FCA Crypto Registration Deadline, Some Firms Look to Move Operations Elsewhere

Today is the deadline (March 31, 2022) for crypto firms to be registered with the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Reports have filtered in that multiple UK-based crypto firms have abandoned the effort with some planning a departure from Great Britain. The list of UK crypto… Read More

UK MPs Create New Crypto and Digital Assets APPG as Parliament Aims to Enable Digital Asset Innovation

The UK Parliament has created a cross-party group of MPs and Lords for “Crypto and Digital Assets.” The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) aims to act as a forum for parliamentarians, policymakers and the UK crypto sector to discuss policy and regulation of the industry. According… Read More

CryptoUK Appoints Rob McWilliam to New Non-Executive Director Role

CryptoUK, the “trusted” voice of the United Kingdom’s crypto-assets industry, revealed on November 11, 2021, that it has appointed Rob McWilliam as its new non-executive director (NED). McWilliam has held key executive roles at two of the “most customer-centric” companies in the world, as finance… Read More

Cryptoassets: Hey Teachers, Don’t Leave Us Kids Alone

CryptoUK issued a clarion call to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK financial and anti-money laundering (AML) regulator, demanding that FCA grant licenses as prescribed by AML rules.  Too many applications have gone unanswered since those rules came into effect over one year ago. … Read More

UK Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform coinpass Joins Crypto Asset Trade Association CryptoUK

UK-based cryptocurrency exchange platform coinpass recently announced it has crypto asset trade association, CryptoUK.  Founded in 2018, coinpass aims to deliver an on-ramp platform and trading experience that enables novice and professional traders and businesses to use its trading platform as a way to access… Read More

Binance Joins CryptoUK Trade Association

Binance.UK has joined the crypto-asset trade association CryptoUK as an Executive Member as it seeks to boost its visibility in the UK market. Other executive members include Coinbase, eToro, Ripple, and more. CryptoUK seeks to encourage a set of best practices along with a Code… Read More

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