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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK

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Treasury announces it will regulate some forms of cryptocurrency

The Treasury has announced that it plans to recognise stablecoins as a valid form of payment as part of a wider government initiative to 'make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment'.

The Treasury defines 'stablecoin' as 'a form of cryptoasset that is typically pegged to a fiat currency such as the dollar and is intended to maintain a stable value'. The government plans to bring stablecoins within regulation, creating conditions for stablecoin issuers and service providers to operate and invest in the UK.

Commenting on the issue, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said:

'It's my ambition to make the UK a global hub for cryptoasset technology, and the measures we've outlined . . . will help to ensure firms can invest, innovate and scale up in this country.

'We want to see the businesses of tomorrow – and the jobs they create – here in the UK, and by regulating effectively we can give them the confidence they need to think and invest long-term.'

Internet link: GOV.UK