Bitstamp to Move Clients’ Accounts From London to Luxembourg

Bitstamp is shifting client accounts from London to Luxembourg, possibly due to the impact of Brexit.

Markets  ·  24 August 2020

Brexit Divorce Is Advertising Opportunity for Crypto Firms

As the United Kingdom left the European Union this week, the Paris-based hardware provider Ledger and Vienna-based exchange Bitpanda made their thoughts known on the theme of “Brexit.”

News  ·  2 February 2020
Brexit’s New GBP Gateway Creates a Crypto-Hedge Against Brexit Uncertainty is adding a British pound gateway to its cryptocurrency exchange as it bets on more Brexit chaos.

Business  ·  19 December 2019

DTCC Pushes Back Blockchain Project to Avoid Brexit Complications

The DTCC has pushed back the release of its blockchain-based post-trade system for derivatives by several months, in part because of Brexit. 

Business  ·  4 October 2019

Binance’s CZ: Like It or Not, Facebook’s Libra Coin Is Poised for Mass Adoption

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao shares his thoughts on Facebook’s Libra and says Brexit is bullish for crypto in a wide-ranging interview.

Markets  ·  7 August 2019

R3 Doubles London Office Space for Blockchain Hiring Spree

Enterprise blockchain firm R3 is doubling its office space in London to accommodate a hiring spree.

Markets  ·  1 August 2019

Bitcoin Is Hedge Against Global Liquidity Crises: Grayscale Study

Bitcoin has a distinct set of properties unlike any other asset, argues the world's largest cryptocurrency asset manager.

Markets  ·  18 June 2019

U.K. Exchange Coinfloor Is Getting Paid to Help Crypto Firms Access Banking

Coinfloor will collect a fee for referring reputable crypto startups to electronic money institution Enumis for bank-like current accounts.

Business  ·  29 May 2019

Is It Time for a Blockchain Brexit?

The U.K. is on the brink of a previously unthinkable 'hard Brexit' from the European Union. A solution could be found in the capabilities of blockchain.

Business  ·  8 April 2019

As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.

Policy & regulation  ·  19 August 2018

Blockchain Can Help UK ‘Stay Relevant’ After Brexit, Says EU Lawmaker

British MEP Kay Swinburne has called on the U.K. to implement and champion blockchain technology as the country moves to leave the EU.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 February 2018

Politics, Protocols and the Changing Face of Finance

Do 2016's political changes foreshadow blockchain's impact? Cryptiv's CEO argues the two might be more intertwined than one might think.

Markets  ·  2 January 2017

From Brexit to Bitfinex: What Shaped Bitcoin’s Price in 2016

Bitcoin prices surged more than 80% in 2016, pushed higher by developments such as the Brexit, the halving and the Bitfinex hack.

Markets  ·  20 December 2016

Will the Brexit and China Continue to Influence Bitcoin Prices?

In the previous weeks, macroeconomic uncertainty has spurred investment interest in bitcoin, but will this continue into the second half of 2016?

Markets  ·  17 July 2016

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over 50% in First Half of 2016

CoinDesk analyzes activities in the bitcoin and ether markets over the first six months of 2016.

Markets  ·  11 July 2016