Tag Archives: United Kingdom

14Aug/19

Barclays May Be Ending Work With Coinbase, Transactions in GBP to Slow

British banking giant Barclays has reportedly cut ties with United States crypto exchange Coinbase. As Coindesk reported on August 13, unnamed industry sources have said that Barclays will no longer be bankingRead More…

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18Jul/19

Roubini: BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer

Economist and anti-cryptocurrency pundit Nouriel Roubini has recently declared that there is “overwhelming evidence of rampant fraud and abuse” in the crypto space.  Roubini, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business,Read More…

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15Jul/19

UK Royal Mint to Provide Custody for New Cryptocurrency

Royal Mint, a government-owned manufacturer of coins in the United Kingdom, will provide crypto custodial services for the first time ever, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 15.Read More…

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12Jun/19

Legal & General Partners With Amazon to Use Blockchain for Pension Deals

Online retail giant Amazon has partnered with United Kingdom-based insurance agency Legal & General to create a blockchain system for managing corporate pension deals, according to a report by Reuters on JuneRead More…

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04Jun/19

Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Testing British Pound Stablecoin

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is apparently testing a British pound stablecoin on its native blockchain, Binance Chain, according to a Twitter post on June 3. Twitter user CryptosBatman noticed that the listingRead More…

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29May/19

Blockchain Project for National Archives Reports Successful Trial for Audio-Visual Content

A blockchain project developed to safeguard the integrity and accessibility of digital government records of national archives worldwide will soon present the results of a successful trial deployment in the United Kingdom,Read More…

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21May/19

Lambo-Lusting Britons Lose $34 Million to Forex and Bitcoin Investment Scams

United Kingdom’s financial regulator, Financial Conduct Authority and the reporting center for scams and cybercrime, Action Fraud, have issued a warning following a surge in online Bitcoin and forex investment scams. PerRead More…

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21May/19

UK Watchdog Reports $34 Million Lost in Crypto and Forex Scams Last Year

The primary financial regulator of the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), reports that crypto investors in the country lost over $34 million due to cryptocurrency and forex scams from 2018–2019Read More…

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