#London

R3 Doubles London Office Size in Anticipation of Growing Branch

New York-based enterprise software firm R3, known for its enterprise blockchain platform Corda, has doubled the size of its London Wall office. Business intelligence firm...

Coinbase Custody Holds $1.3B in Assets Under Custody, Expects to Hit $2B ‘Soon’

Coinbase Custody revealed that it holds $1.3 billion in assets under custody (AUC) and the firm expects to hit $2 billion AUC soon in a...

UK Watchdog Warns of Crypto Scams Using ‘Prestigious’ London Addresses as Smokescreen

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that crypto investment scams are increasingly targeting British investors, in an official warning published August 17. The...

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UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased songs and sell them...

3 Key Takeaways From Switzerland’s New Stablecoin Guidelines

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published a stablecoin-focused supplement to its existing guidelines for initial coin offerings (ICOs).In a news release published on...

Facebook Hires on New Lobbyists for Libra Stablecoin Project

Social media giant Facebook has hired two more lobbyists to aid the release of its forthcoming Libra stablecoin.As Bloomberg reported on Sept. 5, lobbying disclosures...

Facebook Hires Lobbying Firm to Ease Regulatory Pressure on Libra

Facebook has hired a Washington-based lobbying firm to help it grapple with the negative responses sparked by the announcement of its planned Libra cryptocurrency project.According...

Hodler’s Digest, July 29 – Aug. 4: Facebook’s Libra Confession, US Urged to Lead Way on Crypto

Top Stories This WeekFacebook warns investors that the Libra stablecoin may never launchThe Libra storyline is fast becoming a never-ending soap opera — and we...

Behind Ripple’s Regulation Call: ‘Do Not Paint Us With a Broad Brush’

Ripple, whose business is built on providing financial institutions with an infrastructure to facilitate international payments and currency trades, has always been a more likely...