UK regulator appoints new digital assets director to oversee crypto

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed the director of the multi-agency National Economic Crime Command (NECC) as its new director of payments and digital assets.

The regulator announced the appointment of Matthew Long in a release on Tuesday, amid a raft of other senior moves. The role is newly-created and will oversee e-money, payment and crypto-asset markets and lead related policy development.

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