UK

Crypto lobbying groups are arguing the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority should rethink some of their ideas for regulating stablecoins. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
UK’s Planned Stablecoin Rules Need Reworking, Crypto Advocates Say
Industry groups argue they see inconsistencies in regulatory plans by the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority.
Crypto lobbying groups are arguing the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority should rethink some of their ideas for regulating stablecoins. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

A UK trial examining Craig Wright's claims he's Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now underway. (Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)
Craig Wright Accused of ‘Industrial Scale’ Forgeries in First Day of COPA Trial
The Crypto Open Patent Alliance is unable to provide direct evidence that Wright isn’t Satoshi, counsel for Wright fired back.
A UK trial examining Craig Wright's claims he's Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now underway. (Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, is facing challenges as it attempts to re-enter the U.K. market after it suspended services in the country in October, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. (Unsplash)
Binance Is Facing Regulatory Headwinds as It Tries to Re-Enter UK Market: Bloomberg
The largest crypto exchange in the world stopped offering its services to U.K. customers in October after it failed to comply with a rule change made by regulators last year.
Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, is facing challenges as it attempts to re-enter the U.K. market after it suspended services in the country in October, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. (Unsplash)

Rachel Reeves (Nicola Tree/Getty Images)
Labour Wants UK to Be a Securities Tokenization Hub and Advance Digital Pound Work
The opposition party leads the polls in what's likely to be an election year.
Rachel Reeves (Nicola Tree/Getty Images)

Privacy was a central concern for those responding to the Bank of England's ideas on a digital pound, but experts are hopeful. (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
UK's Digital Pound Approach Should Help Manage Privacy Concerns, Experts Say
The Bank of England's recent consultation saw 50,000 responses, many welcoming the digital pound's design but sharing concerns about privacy.
Privacy was a central concern for those responding to the Bank of England's ideas on a digital pound, but experts are hopeful. (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)

Bank of England (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
Digital Pound Legislation Will Provide Protections to Privacy and Control, Govt Says
Many respondents to the digital pound consultation said that they had concerns about privacy and control.
Bank of England (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)

U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak stands at a lectern
UK to Cooperate With Crypto Industry on Legislation for Digital Securities
The government said its plans for a digital securities sandbox (DSS) were largely welcomed by respondents.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak stands at a lectern

U.K. Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt (Nordin Catic/Getty Images)
UK Finance Ministry to Discuss Crypto Banking Woes With Lawmakers
Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt said U.K., and London in particular, has become "the global crypto hub."
U.K. Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt (Nordin Catic/Getty Images)

Revolut to Suspend Certain Crypto Services (Kaysha/ Unsplash)
Revolut to Suspend UK Crypto Services, Citing FCA's New Ad Rules
Many crypto firms have had to withdraw their services to adjust to the Financial Conduct Authority's promotions rules which came into effect in October.
Revolut to Suspend Certain Crypto Services (Kaysha/ Unsplash)

UK MP Natalie Elphicke Calls for the Government to do More for Blockchain (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
Lawmaker Calls for the UK Government to Do More for Blockchain
Member of Parliament Natalie Elphicke also announced that the parliamentary group she chairs will be hosting industry round tables and a call for evidence.
UK MP Natalie Elphicke Calls for the Government to do More for Blockchain (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)