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Digital Wallet Crypterium Obtains FCA Registration

Crypterium, a crypto wallet app that reports more than 400,000 clients in over 170 countries, has been registered with the UK Financial Conduct Authority  (FCA) to provide services to UK customers. According to a release, this registration ensures that Crypterium can continue to provide its… Read More

Ramping Up Investor Protection: UK FCA Calls for Greater Regulatory Authority

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a statement to expand its oversight to cover “paid for advertising and user-generated content.” The securities regulator asks that the Online Safety bill should designate content relating to fraud offenses as priority illegal content and thus require… Read More

WealthKernel, the Wealthtech Platform of Digital Investment Solutions, Partners with Topia to Promote Financial Independence

WealthKernel, the Wealthtech platform of digital investment solutions, reveals that it has teamed up with Topia, a UK-headquartered app provider that aims to empower Millennials who want to reach financial freedom and retire early. Through the partnership, Topia will be using WealthKernel’s investing API and… Read More

Coinjar UK Ltd Now Registered by the FCA as Crypto-Asset Exchange and Custodian Wallet Provider

One of the “longest-running” crypto exchanges, CoinJar UK Limited has been “officially registered” by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as “a Cryptoasset Exchange Provider and Custodian Wallet Provider.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “In January 2020, new regulatory powers were introduced to… Read More

Regtech Shield Partners with LeapXpert to Provide Real-Time Surveillance Across Encrypted Messaging Apps

Shield, the Workplace Intelligence platform for compliance teams, reveals that it has teamed up with LeapXpert, a provider of in front-office conversational solutions. LeapXpert’s Federated Messaging Orchestration Platform (FMOP) has been designed to support the real-time control, monitoring, and capture of conversations on mobile messaging… Read More

FCA Chair Discusses Crypto Scams, Digital Asset Regulation

In a speech delivered at the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime, FCA and PSR Chair Charles Randall discussed some hot topics in the financial services sector – fraud and scams. More specifically, crypto scams and the regulation of digital assets or tokens. Currently, the… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Association Comments on FCA Dear CEO Letter Sent to Platforms

Two weeks ago, the UK Financial Conduct Authority posted a “Dear CEO” letter directed at investment crowdfunding platforms. The letter, signed by Debbie Gupta, Director of Consumer Investments Supervision, cautioned platforms on both the risk of investments being offered to investors as well as the… Read More

coinpass Now Approved by UK Financial Conduct Authority to Serve as Crypto-Assets Firm

The team at coinpass is pleased to confirm that they’ve been granted approval to serve as a registered crypto-assets company. The approval has been given by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). As mentioned in the announcement, the coinpass management team have always “believed in… Read More

Binance Not Capable of Being Supervised by the UK FCA: Two Attorneys Comment

Earlier today, the UK Financial Conduct Authority posted the “First Supervisory Notice” related to a statement by the FCA in June that Binance Markets Limited is not permitted to undertake any regulated activity in the UK. Binance Markets is part of the Binance Group. Binance… Read More

UK Financial Conduct Authority Sends Letter to Investment Crowdfunding Platforms Pointing at Investment Risk

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has sent a “Dear CEO” letter to the management of the UK investment crowdfunding platforms. Signed by Debbie Gupta, Director of Consumer Investments Supervision, the missive cautions platforms on ensuring that investors fully understand the nature of the risk affiliated… Read More

Tel Aviv based Regtech Shield Introduces Alert Transparency Capabilities by Leveraging AI, NLP

The team at Tel Aviv-based Shield, an established Regtech firm, reveals that they’re introducing their powerful Alert Transparency capabilities, bringing “unmatched” understanding to compliance alerts and triggers via AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and various other backend technologies. As regulatory authorities throughout the world aim… Read More

European Litigation Funding Platform AxiaFunder Reports Resolving More Legal Cases

Two more legal cases have reportedly been resolved by AxiaFunder, which is one of Europe’s first litigation funding platforms. AxiaFunder, Europe’s “first for-profit” litigation funding platform, has acquired £1.9 million from investors since establishing operations in January 2019, with a 100% “success rate” on completed… Read More

CoinBurp and Launch of $Burp Token Receives Consumer Warning from UK FCA

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning regarding CoinBurp and the pending issuance of the $Burp Token. CoinBurp states that it currently operates a CeFi platform, but they are developing an ETH-based DeFi wallet. While the name alone may cause some potential… Read More

UK’s P2P Investment Platform Kuflink Reveals it’s Working on Open Banking Updates

Kuflink Group, a platform that connects borrowers with lenders, by providing a steady flow of accessible finance and competitive interest rates, notes that their tech team has worked hard to bring new features. Kuflink‘s management writers in a blog post that together, with users’ feedback,… Read More

Verso Wealth Management Platform to be Introduced by Munnypot Ltd after it Acquires Whitefoord LLP

Munnypot Ltd confirms that it has teamed up with Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP and has acquired Whitefoord LLP, in order to introduce Verso Wealth Management, which is a wealth management group offering financial advice and investment management that’s supported by an all-digital platform. Cairngorm Capital… Read More

UK Based Payments Firm Clear Junction Stops Binance Transfers

The aftershocks continue to reverberate as affiliated firms assess the action by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ban Binance’s activity in the UK. Late last month, the UK securities regulatory effectively shut down Binance’s activity in the country. The statement by the FCA was… Read More

Santander Says They Have Stopped Payments to Binance for Customers’ Protection

Following the announcement from Barclays that it would no longer allow transfers to the world’s largest crypto exchange Binance, Santander has announced it will do the same. As posted on the Santander website, the bank explains: We’re stopping payments to Binance for your protection We… Read More

Barclays Blocks UK Customers From Transferring Funds to Binance

At the end of last month, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that Binance Markets Limited was no longer permitted to undertake any regulated activity in the UK. Binance Markets is part of the broader Binance Group – a company that powers the largest… Read More

UK’s Open Finance Platform mmob Receives FCA Approval for Payment, Account Info Service Provision

mmob, an Open Finance partnership platform, has announced that it has received authorization or approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for Payment and Account Information Service Provision. The approval from the United Kingdom’s regulatory authority validates mmob’s progressive business model and embedded finance… Read More

Binance Banned: UK FCA Says Binance Markets Limited is Not Permitted to Undertake Any Regulated Activity in the UK

Yesterday, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that Binance Markets Limited is not permitted to undertake any regulated activity in the UK. Binance Markets is part of the Binance Group. The FCA stated that n other entity in the Binance Group holds any form… Read More

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