Crypto broker CoinBurp does not full FCA registration: Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority

In a development that marks Britain latest crackdown on crypto trading, the country’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said, CoinBurp, a crypto broker, is not fully authorised to continue operations. The development comes at a time when CoinBurp planned on launching its $BURP token and initial exchange offering (ICO). CoinBurp could start business under its temporary…

Many cryptocurrency firms in UK in non-compliance with anti-money laundering, financial rules: Financial Conduct Authority

The large majority of cryptocurrency firms are not meeting Britain’s anti-money laundering and financing rules, said the country’s financial watchdog warning that an unprecedented number of them have withdrawn applications to register with it. In a statement, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said, it would extend the date of its temporary registrations regime from July…

London hedge funds and asset managers being targeted by internet scammers

Rogue internet operators have targeted some of London’s top hedge funds and asset managers by cloning their websites and names in an attempt to dupe unsuspecting investors. Although few individuals are known to have fallen to this scam, two of Europe’s most prominent investors Winton and Algebris are among the highest profile names to be…

National Crime Agency & the Financial Conduct Authority investigating leaks in insider trading investigation

The NCA is investigating whether a government translator with access to wiretap recordings has tipped-off the target of an insider-trading investigation. As per a report from the Wall Street Journal, the UK National Crime Agency (NCA) is examining allegations that an employee has leaked information to a suspect for money, thus undermining a probe into…

Bank of England to test resilience of Britain’s financial system to a major cyber attack

Bank of England along with the finance ministry and the Financial Conduct Authority are slated to run a test today to gauge the resilience of the country’s financial sector against a major cyber attack. Britain’s central bank has disclosed, it will carry out a test on Friday to gauge the ability of the financial sector…