Fintech in the United Kingdom After Brexit

Many fintech companies chose London because of its strong financial regulation, but how will Brexit affect the industry in Europe and the U.K.? The first round of negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union to determine their future, post-Brexit relationship took place between March 2 and March 5 in Brussels, Belgium. The outcome […]

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UK Gov’t Includes Blockchain in Negotiation for US Free Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom has included a mention of the blockchain industry in its pre-negotiation agenda for a Free Trade Agreement with the United States. The United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade recently published its agenda for negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States. Contained within the wide-reaching document, blockchain is identified […]

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Coronavirus Leave Seats Empty At London Blockchain Week

Coronavirus ravages another crypto-focused conference, with London’s Blockchain Week seeing a horde of empty seats. In 2007, Lebanese-American essayist, statistician and risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb introduced the world to the notion of a “black swan.” A black swan is Taleb’s metaphor for large, unexpected events that wreak havoc across finance, science and technology. Thirteen […]

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UK Adds Further Regulation to Already-Strict 5AMLD Guidelines

A director of one of the U.K.’s regulating bodies described new crypto Anti-Money Laundering overwatch added to the EU’s already stringent 5AMLD expectations. To combat the alleged risks associated with crypto assets and their networks, Her Majesty’s Treasury, the United Kingdom’s finance and economics department, has added additional measures. The new Money Laundering Regulations, or […]

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