Head of UK Regulator Admits Usefulness of Crypto, Still Warns Against Risks

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Tue, 09/11/2018 - 14:14
Yuri Molchan
The head of Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Andrew Bailey among other issues spoke about technological innovations, like Blockchain and virtual coins
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On Tuesday, during the annual meeting, the head of Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Andrew Bailey among other issues spoke about technological innovations, like Blockchain and virtual coins. He admitted that these are two promising industries but urged to keep in mind the risks they may bring along.

He said that the UK regulator will support the aforementioned innovative spheres but it is careful about dangers it may cause to appear.

In March this year, the UK Treasury, FCA and the Central Bank launched a Task Force to thoroughly study the risks that electronic currencies bear.

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Yuri is a journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future. ‘Hodls’ cryptocurrencies. Has written for several crypto media. Currently is a news writer at U.Today, can be contacted at yuri.molchan@u.today.


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