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UK’s crypto and digital pound regulatory plans just weeks away, minister says

By Phoebe Seers
  • 10 Jan 2023 15:57
  • 10 Jan 2023 15:57
UK plans for regulating cryptoassets will be unveiled within weeks, the minister responsible for financial services said today.
Andrew Griffith indicated that proposed regulations would cover transparency and reporting obligations, protection against market abuse and self-dealing, and trust-based custody of client assets. 

The government’s plan for cryptoassets will be published

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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