Category Archives: United Kingdom

UK Regulators Slam Crypto-Friendly Revolut Over Flawed Audits: Report

UK digital bank Revolut has come under the regulator’s scrutiny for inconsistencies in its auditing process. Citing sources familiar with the matter, FT reported that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) criticized an audit by accountancy firm BDO of an unidentified “financial services provider” as “inadequate.” The FRC further revealed that the “risk of an undetected… Read More »

UK’s New Prime Minister Advocated for Pro-Crypto Regulations

The United Kingdom finally has a new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the face of Liz Truss, who spoke positively about the cryptocurrency industry several years ago. To become the UK’s next PM, Truss was chosen over Rishi Sunak (Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2020 to 2022), who also favors digital assets. Earlier… Read More »

Sanction Breaches Must Be Reported, UK Tells Crypto Exchanges in a Rule Update: Report

The United Kingdom’s Office of Financial Sanction Implementation (OFSI) has included “cryptoassets” in a list of assets that must be frozen if they belong to a person or company who is facing sanctions. These developments come as the list of sanctioned Russian entities continue to increase. Eye on Sanctioned Accounts, Breaches As per the new… Read More »