Bitstamp and Interactive Brokers added to UK Crypto Register after 6 months.

The Financial Conduct Authority has added two new companies, Bitstamp and Interactive Brokers, to its U.K. crypto register. This is the first time in six months that the FCA has added new companies to the list, which now has more than 40 firms. Getting onto the register has been a difficult process for many companies. To do business in the U.K., crypto companies must register with the FCA and follow its anti-money laundering rules. A finance bill being discussed in Parliament will give the agency more power to regulate crypto. The article was edited by Sheldon Reback.