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Regulation Coming: UK Targets Bespoke Rules for Crypto Including Stablecoins, Shares Responses of Consultation

The UK government has released the results of a consultation on the regulation of digital assets or crypto.  The update includes information on fiat-backed stablecoins and managing “systemic digital settlement asset firms.” The consultation kicked off in February of this year and was completed at… Read More

MiCA or Markets in Crypto-Assets, Will Make the EU a Digital Asset Friendly Jurisdiction as Legislation Approved by European Parliament

The European Parliament has adopted MiCA or Markets in Crypto-Assets regulation. This legislative development means the European digital asset (crypto-asset) will now have a bespoke regulatory framework, allowing all EU member states to provide services under a harmonized environment. After several delays, MiCA was approved… Read More

UK Law Commission Proposes Changes to Legal Treatment of Digital Assets, Goal is For UK to Emerge as Global Crypto Hub

What is a digital asset? Well, that depends on who you ask. These questions become important when it comes to things like tax treatment, securities law, ownership,  etc. The UK Law Commission is out with proposed changes for the treatment of digital assets, including NFTs… Read More

Law Firm Works with EBRD and Central Bank of Armenia to Craft Regulatory Regime for Securities Crowdfunding

The London-based law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is working to help craft regulations to enable securities crowdfunding in Armenia, according to a note from the firm. In partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Central Bank of Armenia, Norton Rose… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Starling Secures £272M via Series D led by Fidelity, Reports £1.1B Pre-Money Valuation

UK-based Fintech challenger Starling Bank has secured £272 million in capital via a Series D funding round led by Fidelity Investments. Starling Bank reported a £1.1 billion pre-money valuation. This latest investment round diversifies Starling’s slate of institutional investors to include some of the largest… Read More

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