Tag: uk

Jan 22 2021

Digital Asset Manager Komainu to Provide Custody of Crypto Seized by UK Police

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business crime custody komainu news

Komainu will be responsible for providing police across the U.K. with a more "robust" means to store cryptocurrencies.

Jan 21 2021

Kraken Adds 26 New Crypto Trading Pairs to Capture Growing UK, Australia Markets

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia exchanges kraken markets news

Kraken's biggest ever expansion of trading pairs is aimed to grow its presence in the two promising markets.

Jan 14 2021

Financial Advisor Urges UK Government to Ban Bitcoin

Jan 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ban bitcoin people uk

Neil Liversidge, a British independent financial advisor, has launched a petition demanding legislation "to prohibit transactions in cryptocurrencies in the UK." So far, he's found little traction....

UK Man Offers Council $72M If He’s Allowed to Search Dump and Finds Discarded Bitcoin Trove

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  covid-19 hardware news uk

A UK IT engineer who mistakenly threw away a hard drive with around £210 million ($288 million) of bitcoin on it is applying to the local government to search wasteland for the device. Read more: UK Treasury Calls for Feedback on Approach to Cryptocurrency and Stablecoin Regulation

Jan 13 2021

Coinbase Apologizes to UK and EU Customers Hit By Regulatory Lockouts

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase europe markets news policy & regulation

The mea culpa was mum on Coinbase's broader troubles in keeping global trading running smoothly.

Jan 12 2021

UK Treasury Calls for Feedback on Approach to Cryptocurrency and Stablecoin Regulation

The U.K. government is focusing on stablecoins for the next phase of its development of crypto regulations.

Jan 06 2021

What Does It Cost to Become an FCA-Approved Exchange? EXMO Execs Explain

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aml5 exchanges global kyc policy & regulation

The U.K.-registered EXMO exchange is one of the many crypto startups to go through the FCA approval process. Execs detailed the work it took to get there.

Dec 24 2020

BitcoinPoint, Cashzone Allow Users to Sell Bitcoin Using 16K ATMs Across UK

Dec 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  atms news uk withdrawals

London-based cryptocurrency company BitcoinPoint announced Thursday bitcoin holders can now cash out bitcoin from 16,000 Cashzone automated teller machines (ATMs) situated across the entire U.K.

Dec 16 2020

UK FCA Grants Crypto Firms Temporary Registration as It Deals With Applications Backlog

Dec 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  fca news policy & regulation regulation uk

There had been fears in the industry that crypto firms might be left in no man's land as the FCA deadline looked set to pass with many applications still waiting to be processed.

Dec 14 2020

Bitcoin Exchanges Flood London’s Metro With Adverts

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  advertising business coinfloor exchanges luno

Two cryptocurrency exchanges chose to kick off advertising campaigns on London's Underground system Monday.

Dec 10 2020

SpaceChain Awarded $585K Grant to Co-Develop Decentralized Satellite System

Dec 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business news space spacechain tech

U.K.-based SpaceChain beat 13 other national applicants to secure the funding.

Dec 09 2020

Coinbase UK Discloses 22% Profit Drop in 2019

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinbase earnings reports news uk

The British arm of the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange saw a sharp downturn in business in 2019.

Dec 01 2020

Bitcoin Entrepreneur May Bail Out Ailing UK Soccer Club

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business jonathan rowland news soccer sport

Jonathan Rowland, founder of bitcoin finance app Mode, may make a bid for struggling British soccer club Wigan Athletic.

Nov 26 2020

Forget Boat Races, Oxford and Cambridge Students Will Soon Compete to Trade Bitcoin

Nov 26 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin trading competitions markets news uk

Students from both universities will take part in an algorithmic trading competition hosted by investor analytics firm APEX:E3.

Nov 10 2020

UK Outlines Plan for Stablecoins and a Central Bank Digital Currency

The Treasury Department is drafting a proposal to regulate stablecoins along with research on CBDC.

Oct 06 2020

Coinbase Introduces Faster Withdrawals For Customers

Oct 06 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  coinbase eu product release & updates uk u.s

A recent update from Coinbase shows that its customers now have a faster means to withdraw their currencies. This means Coinbase customers can now avoid the wait times that come with withdrawing from the exchange to their bank. In essence, this new feature also hastens the conversion of digital currencies into fiat. Faster cash withdrawals for 40 countries...

Sep 29 2020

UK Government Names Quant Network for G-Cloud 12 Framework

Quant Network announced that it is now a supplier on the G-Cloud 12 framework of the UK government. The framework is part of the government's Crown Commercial Service. With this integration, the UK government has easy access to the powerful technology that Quant Network possesses....

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