Tag: UK Financial Conduct Authority

Circle Becomes First Blockchain Firm in the UK to Receive E-money License

US-based blockchain payment app Circle has been granted the first E-money license in the UK by the country’s Financial Conduct Authority. This makes Circle the first regulated digital currency company in the UK to allow mobile users to freely send and receive worldwide GBP/EUR payments, with the same speed and simplicity as sending an instant message. An article by Reuters states that Barclays bank will be handling all fiat transactions …
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