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Cryptocurrency Regulation: FCA Set to Receive Expanded Mandate from UK Government

The United Kingdom government plans to give the country’s regulatory body power to oversee cryptocurrency regulation. UK Cryptocurrency Regulation Imminent According to The Guardian, the government of the UK government announced its readiness to authorize the […]

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Bitcoin could be overseen by UK’s financial regulator

Treasury presses for FCA to regulate cryptocurrencies to protect consumers The UK government has said it stands ready to empower Britain’s financial regulator to oversee all cryptocurrency assets, after a warning from […]

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Anti-Money Laundering Reform in Europe

Recent money laundering scandals in Europe have led to calls for tighter controls and an overhaul of Europe’s system for combatting financial crimes. As European governments assess what went wrong and consider […]

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Why the UK is losing its costly battle against money laundering

Poor tech implementation and bad communication means mafiosi and oligarchs use London as a money laundering haven Why do the world’s criminals come to London to launder their dirty money? “It’s a […]

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What’s happening in the world of Cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrencies have taken over headlines in the past few years. The industry has brought with it a significant amount of attention, as well as healthy skepticism, for its future potential. As the industry oscillates […]

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Brexit hastening business automation, study suggests

Businesses are increasing their use of robotic automation rather than hiring new staff, a study suggests. A survey of more than 600 companies across several sectors, including manufacturing, indicated that nine out of 10 […]

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Conclusions from the Cryptoassets Taskforce

Speech by Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, delivered at The Regulation of Cryptocurrencies event, London. Speaker: Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition Location: The Regulation of […]

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Spain would benefit from a sunnier view of tech

Sun, sea, sand. And a new entrepreneurial generation hungry for success. Spain and Portugal probably offer the closest Europe has to the Californian lifestyle. The two countries also have lively tech sectors. […]

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UK: What does ‘ending austerity’ actually mean?

UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond’s last pre-Brexit budget faces a key vote in the lower house of parliament later on Thursday. The Conservative government is relying on support from Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist […]

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UK: New Report Warns Over ‘Bad’ Government Cryptocurrency Regulation

U.K. businesses and analysts have hit back at government plans to regulate cryptocurrencies and related technology, describing them as a “blunt instrument approach,”. Calls to step up the level of power the country’s finance […]

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What Weibo and Chinese media are saying about TikTok’s pending sale to US companies

Since United States’ President Donald Trump threatened to ban TikTok in the U.S. as long as the social media app remained in the hands of a Chinese company, the app’s parent company ByteDance has […]

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UK FinTech Working Together to Combat Financial Crime

Since its launch in 2017, seventeen of the UK’s leading Financial Technology (FinTech) firms have agreed to join the UK FinTech Financial Crime Exchange (FFE). The Exchange, established by  FINTRAIL and RUSI enables firms to collaborate […]

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Danske Bank mired in money laundering scandal

Danske Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1871, it is currently embroiled in the Nordic region’s biggest money laundering scandal. The Bank got distress signals from its branch operations in […]

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The elite of the country: Who is behind the creation of closed business clubs in Ukraine?

Personal acquaintances play one of the most critical roles in the business environment. Old and new connections allow an entrepreneur to efficiently maintain his business, enter new markets and develop different sectors. […]

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