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‘Deep thought’ on Libra

Size and scale of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency poses "questions for society and government", a top Financial Conduct Authority tells the annual conference of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of the FCA delivering his keynote address.…

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Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI)

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches a new real-time index tracking the total electricity consumption of the Bitcoin network. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), an academic research centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, today…

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Invesco and Cambridge Judge Business School announce a 10-year collaboration

Invesco to support Cambridge Judge Business School’s research activities in long-term asset management, alternative finance and data-analytics. Global asset management firm Invesco and Cambridge Judge Business School today announced a 10-year collaboration under which Invesco will support research activities in…

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Fintek News: Cryptoasset global regulations made simple

A report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance is featured in the article. The report looked at the global regulatory landscape for cryptoassets and found that a lack of standard terminology across regulators and jurisdictions is hampering a coordinated…

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BBC News: Have the poorest councils had the biggest cuts?

A study co-authored by Dr Mia Gray, Senior Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, found that "more deprived areas tend to correlate with bigger cuts in service spending", while spending cuts tend to be smaller in less…

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Finance Magnates: Cambridge report: Crypto needs a common language

A new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance says the industry must agree on definitions before regulators can make progress. The lack of such common terminology is a “major impediment” to clear policies in this area, the report…

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Traders Magazine: Standardised terminology needed for cryptoassets

Lack of standard terminology for cryptoassets hampers global regulatory response, says a new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). The Global Cryptoasset Regulatory Landscape Study is based on an in-depth analysis of 23 jurisdictions, providing a comprehensive…

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Cryptoasset regulation

Lack of standard terminology for cryptoassets hampers global regulatory response, says a new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. The lack of a standard terminology for cryptoassets and the blockchain industry across jurisdictions hampers the development of a…

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Alternative finance in Europe

In 2017, the alternative finance market throughout Europe (including the UK) grew by 36 per cent to €10.44 billion, predominantly in the UK, according to the 4th European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at…

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Business Computing World: Five reasons for crowdfunding over the coming months

The article looks at reasons why businesses should choose crowdfunding in the UK this year. According to research from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge, the UK is “leading the way when it comes to crowdfunding and…

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