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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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Turkish court overturns convictions against four human rights activists – JURIST

The Turkish Court of Cassation, the country’s highest appellate court, Tuesday overturned convictions against four human rights defenders including Honorary Chair of Amnesty International of Turkey, Taner Kılıç. All four were formerly […]

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Australia forms multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime – JURIST

On Saturday, Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs and Cyber Security Clare O’Neil announced the formation of a multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime. Called the Joint Standing Operation (JSO), the task […]

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‘Invasive’ two-finger test performed on sexual assault victims is misconduct, India Supreme Court rules – JURIST

The India Supreme Court Monday declared that performing the “two-finger” or “three-finger” vaginal test on victims of rape or sexual assault will be classed as misconduct.Also dubbed the “virginity” test, the test […]

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China-run ‘police’ station in Dublin ordered to close by Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs – JURIST

The Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs Wednesday ordered a Chinese overseas “police station” in Dublin to cease operations, according to Asia-based human rights group Safeguard Defenders. The order comes after Safeguard investigated […]

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