UK Financial Watchdog Warns Over Unregistered Crypto Brokerage

The U.K.’s financial regulator has issued a warning to investors over an unregistered brokerage firm that appears to be offering cryptocurrency-related derivatives in the country. In a statement Thursday, the Financial Conduct Authority took aim at a firm called Olsson Capital, which, according to the regulator, is based in Sofia, Bulgaria. “This firm is not […]

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UK Government Lures Distributed Ledger Projects With $26 Million Fund

The United Kingdom’s technology development arm, Innovate UK, is doubling down on its support for blockchain-based technologies, it announced on Jan. 22. The U.K.’s nondepartmental public office said it would invest a total of £19 million ($26.6 million) in projects which will result in new products or service in the fields of emerging and enabling […]

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