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UK’s Barclays and Fintechs Starling, Monzo are Reportedly Blocking Money Transfers to Crypto Exchanges

Major banking institutions in the UK like Barclays have decided to block or prevent their clients from transferring money to virtual currency exchanges. Digital banking Fintechs such as Monzo and Starling Bank have also been cracking down on crypto-related entities and transactions they may be… Read More

HM Treasury Says it’s the Responsibility of Lenders, Not the Government, to Recover Debts Under COVID-related Loan Schemes

The HM Treasury has stated that it’s ultimately the responsibility of lenders, and not necessarily the nation’s government, to recover debts under the different COVID-19 loan schemes and packages. The UK government’s four main business support schemes, which includes the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme… Read More

Fintech: TheCityUK Recommends Updating the UK’s Financial Technology Regulatory Framework to Meet Challenges Presented by COVID-19

United Kingdom’s trade group, TheCityUK, recently recommended that the country should update its regulatory framework for Fintech, as the COVID-19 crisis has made it challenging for businesses to operate while following traditional models of finance. There are around 1,600 Fintech companies based in the UK…. Read More

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