Fears voiced over investors’ crypto-assets if Coinbase went bust

Fears voiced over investors’ crypto-assets if Coinbase went bust as ‘crypto winter’ rocks the digital currency exchange By Calum Muirhead For The Daily Mail Published: 21:55 BST, 11 May 2022 | Updated: 09:41 BST, 12 May 2022 Coinbase shares hit an all-time low after the digital currency exchange posted bleak results, fuelling fears it could … Read more

Robinhood buys UK crypto startup Ziglu

Second time lucky? Popular US investing app Robinhood snaps up UK crypto firm Ziglu as it pushes ahead with expansion plans again Online platform Robinhood has bought UK crypto startup Ziglu    Ziglu was the third UK crypto firm to be regulated by the FCA  It is the second time Robinhood has tried to expand into … Read more

Financial Conduct Authority gets tough on high-risk cryptocurrency adverts

Misleading cryptocurrency adverts finally face crackdown after Financial Conduct Authority reveals plans to take over their regulation By Rachel Rickard Straus, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 22 January 2022 | Updated: 22:56 GMT, 22 January 2022 Misleading cryptocurrency adverts finally face a crackdown after the watchdog revealed plans to take over their regulation.  … Read more

Blizzard of bans for risky crypto adverts on its way

Adverts for high-risk cryptocurrencies face a major crackdown after Arsenal FC has two crypto ‘fan token’ adverts banned The Advertising Standards Authority is monitoring ‘red alert’ crypto ads Eight ads for cryptos and associated platforms have been banned this month Two ads posted by Arsenal Football Club for ‘fan tokens’ are latest to be banned  … Read more

Crypto in 2022: How will bitcoin prices fare next year?

It has been another rollercoaster year for cryptocurrency investors, with rallies and routs magnifying the potential rewards and risks involved. There is still fervent excitement, with former Twitter boss Jack Dorsey earlier this month claiming he thinks bitcoin could replace the US dollar in the future. But, governments and central banks are still getting to … Read more

Fraud and theft via ‘DeFi’ crypto platforms surges over £7bn

Global fraud and theft via decentralised ‘DeFi’ crypto-laden platforms reaches over £7bn in a year Scale of global fraud and theft has reached over £7bn so far this year, Elliptic say  Lays bare the risks involved in this fast-growing but still largely unregulated area  ‘DeFi’ platforms enable investors to borrow and and save via cryptocurrencies  … Read more