FCA

Platform News: Google

BoE governor wants UK bill to make Google tackle online scams

Andrew Bailey, the new Governor of the Bank of England has been lobbying the UK government to introduce a legal requirement for internet giants such as Google to take down financia...

Platform Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

British watchdog bans Bitcoin-based products for retail investors

The UK’s financial watchdog has said it will ban the sale to retail investors of products that monitor the purchase price of crypto-assets like Bitcoin, stating most men and ...

Wirecard AG

British FinTech’s forced to suspend services after Wirecard collapse

Customers of several UK digital finance companies were unable to make payments or access their money on Friday after the collapse of German payments firm Wirecard caused disruption...

Platform News: Google movements

Google must help stop illegal marketing of mini-bond schemes

LONDON (Reuters) – Google must do more to stop illegal online marketing of money-making schemes that can lead to small investors losing their savings, Britain’s regulat...