UK regulators reveal 'comprehensive' crypto regulation plans

Sale of crypto-referencing derivatives could be banned

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UK plans to go beyond the Fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive in crypto regulation
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UK plans to go beyond the Fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive in crypto regulation

UK regulators have laid the groundwork for the regulation of cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, with the publication of a long-awaited report.

The HM Treasury-led Cryptoasset Taskforce report, published on Monday (30 October), focusses on consumer protection concerns linked to the use of cryptocurrencies, but also outlines how regulation could...

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