NatWest Blocks Payments to Binance as Starling Joins the Chorus

The bank joins Santander and Barclays among major banks blocking U.K. customers from purchasing crypto on Binance.

News  ·  22 July 2021

Watford FC Signs Sponsorship Deal With Crypto Betting Platform

The partnership extends Watford's association with crypto-related firms, following its prior sponsorship by

Business  ·  22 July 2021

Tokenized Securities Exchange Joins CryptoUK

CryptoUK counts firms such as, Ripple, eToro and Fireblocks among its 60-plus members.

News  ·  22 July 2021

UK Regulator to Launch £11M Campaign Warning of Crypto Risks

The FCA is concerned younger crypto holders will behave "less rationally and more emotionally, egged on by anonymous and unaccountable social media influencers."

News  ·  15 July 2021

Binance Suspends Sterling Withdrawals Again: Report

The exchange's move reportedly came after Faster Payments ended its agreement with Binance.

News  ·  13 July 2021
Bank of England

Bank of England Warns of Crypto Spillover to Mainstream Markets

The BOE says growing interest in cryptoassets by institutional investors, banks and payments operators is a concern.

News  ·  13 July 2021

UK Ad Watchdog to Clamp Down on Crypto Marketing: Report

The agency is flagging crypto as a "red alert."

News  ·  9 July 2021

Binance’s UK Woes Fuel Migration to Rival Crypto Exchanges: Report

Bitstamp has seen customer numbers more than double since the FCA said Binance Markets should not be operating in the U.K.

News  ·  8 July 2021

One in Five UK Crypto Investors Don’t Know What They’re Doing: Research

The study by behavioral finance firm Oxford Risk concludes 21% of investors rate their knowledge of crypto assets as "poor or non-existent."

News  ·  8 July 2021

Binance Temporarily Stops Payments From EU’s Sepa Platform: Report

The exchange has faced increasing headwinds in Europe over the past two weeks.

News  ·  6 July 2021

UK Bank Nationwide to Review Its Cryptocurrency Policies: Report

The bank is monitoring cryptocurrency activity and placing extra safeguards on certain activities.

News  ·  6 July 2021

UK Bank NatWest Limits Amount Users Can Transfer to Crypto Exchanges

The bank has seen a "high level" of crypto investment scams, a company spokesman said.

News  ·  29 June 2021

Crypto Firms Are Giving Up UK Regulatory Registration Bids: Report

The number of companies abandoning their bids to register with the financial watchdog has increased by a quarter in less than a month.

News  ·  29 June 2021

A Reckoning for Binance and Other ‘Global’ Exchanges

The biggest crypto exchanges have grown by working around national regulators. Regulators are starting to take notice.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 June 2021

UK Police Seize Cryptocurrency Worth Almost $160M in Money Laundering Probe

The seizure was made based on intel regarding the transfer of criminal assets, a statement from the police read.

News  ·  24 June 2021