10Feb/20

FinCEN: Social Media Crypto Projects Can’t Ignore Money Laundering Risk

The deputy director of the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) says the cryptocurrency sector must not abet a “slide backward” in money laundering prevention. FinCEN deputy director Jamal El-Hindi made hisRead More…

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06Feb/20

US Fed Is Exploring Potential for Digital Currency, Says Board Member

A member of the United States Federal Reserve’s board of governors has signalled that the institution is more open to the idea of central bank digital currency than previously. Lael Brainard —Read More…

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17Jan/20

Binance CEO Says Compliance Is Key for New Strategic Partnership in Japan

Binance, one of the top cryptocurrency exchanges globally, has started discussions regarding a  strategic partnership with two Japanese firms. According to a press release on Jan. 17, Binance has begun negotiations withRead More…

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20Dec/19

Fidelity-Backed Startup Fireblocks Is Now Certified Secure by Ernst & Young

New York-based digital asset security firm Fireblocks has successfully completed a major examination carried out by Big Four auditing firm Ernst & Young (EY). Fireblocks, which provides an institutional-grade platform for secureRead More…

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04Dec/19

France to Test Its Central Bank Digital Currency in Q1 2020: Official

The central bank of France plans to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) for financial institutions in 2020. François Villeroy de Galhau, the governor of the Bank of France, announced thatRead More…

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14Nov/19

Iran Offers Bounty for Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining Operations

Iranian authorities are offering a bounty to anyone who exposes unauthorized mining operations in the country, Iranian news outlet PressTV reports on Nov. 13. A spokesman of the Energy Ministry announced theRead More…

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26Oct/19

Can Libra and Other Crypto Find a Ground to Navigate Regulation?

Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies are causing some confusion for regulators globally. Designed usually as peer-to-peer payment platforms, cryptocurrencies seek to improve trust, security and privacy by significantly reducing or eliminating third parties.Read More…

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