Alex Daniel, Financial News

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Past articles by Alex:

Philip Hammond’s crypto firm Copper ‘quietly’ slashed jobs in winter cost cutting drive

Laid-off workers report cancelled Christmas trips and abrupt departures at firm where ex-chancellor is now chair → Read More

Philip Hammond’s crypto firm Copper’s chief legal officer leaves a year into the job

Carly Nuzbach Lowery, a former Barclays and Linklaters lawyer, joined the London-based company in March 2022 → Read More

Under-30s flood applications for Treasury’s prized ‘Britcoin’ boss job

Key government digital currency role attracts mainly young men after criticism over low pay → Read More

Magic Circle law firms beef up crypto teams: ‘Everyone wants a piece of it’

Crypto's boom-and-bust cycles have pushed it into the mainstream. That means more work for lawyers → Read More

The Fintech Files: Meet TP ICAP’s crypto bosses, why Amundi doesn’t believe the hype

Fintech Files rounds up what's going on in fintech and crypto this week → Read More

Bank of England: Digital pound ‘more likely than not’

Sir Jon Cunliffe says a UK digital pound now has a more than 50% chance of coming into existence → Read More

TP ICAP’s crypto heads target tradfi clients as trading platform nears launch

As the interdealer broker gears up to launch crypto exchange Fusion this year, FN speaks to the men behind it → Read More

The Fintech Files: LMAX says US crackdown isn’t ‘anti-crypto’, Coinbase turns to Europe

Fintech Files rounds up what's going on in fintech and crypto this week → Read More

LMAX boss David Mercer: ‘It’s foolhardy for crypto to take on the regulators’

The trading house boss disagrees with evangelists who think the SEC is anti-crypto → Read More

Listen back: What does the future hold for crypto?

Catch up on FN's talk with one of the UK's most influential crypto figures, David Mercer, on whether digital assets can bounce back from their winter → Read More

The Fintech Files: Gensler on the warpath, and meet ex-Bitstamp boss Julian Sawyer

Fintech Files rounds up what's going on in fintech and crypto this week → Read More

How Anna Brailsford gets thousands of women tech jobs at Goldman Sachs, BlackRock and Morgan Stanley

'They have to get ahead of the curve, and have to get ahead of it now, otherwise they're crushing their own competitive advantage' → Read More

‘I’m far too old to be called a crypto bro’: An Audience With ex-Bitstamp boss Julian Sawyer

The new Zodia Custody boss on Bitstamp, crypto's rebirth, and a chance encounter with Starling boss Anne Boden → Read More

Ziglu London crypto founder steps down after collapsed Robinhood deal

Mark Hipperson helped launch Starling Bank in 2015 before going into crypto → Read More

‘It’s a delusion’: Meet the financiers fighting back against crypto hype

Anti-crypto voices cite a 'lack of moral purpose' and 'deeply predatory' products → Read More

BNY Mellon names custody boss Caroline Butler as new crypto chief

'As institutional adoption of digital assets continues to evolve, we are committed to being a trusted provider of services,' bank says → Read More

What the UK’s new crypto rules could mean for traditional finance

Custodians, exchanges, and lenders are all in the firing line as the Treasury looks to safeguard investors → Read More

Fidelity’s institutional crypto chief Chris Tyrer quits

Tyrer exits digital assets role at investment giant after four years → Read More

The Fintech Files: FN’s crypto influencers revealed, Treasury looks for ‘Britcoin’ boss

Fintech Files rounds up what's going on in fintech and crypto this week → Read More

Banks face growing blockchain headache as crypto hacks worsen

Traditional finance engineers struggle without industry-wide security standards → Read More