23May/19

Japan to Check Money Laundering Policies of Crypto Exchanges Ahead of FATF Inspection

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is reportedly cracking down on crypto exchanges that offer anonymous transactions or have weak identity verification practices in preparation for inspection by the Financial Action Task ForceRead More…

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08May/19

Belarussian Exchange to Offer Tokenized Government Bonds

The global exchange website Currency.com has announced that it will be offering a tokenized form of Belarussian government bonds, according to a press release on May 7. According to the press release,Read More…

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05May/19

Bitfinex ‘Official Doc’ Confirms Plans to Raise up to $1 Billion in IEO for Its Token LEO

Zhao Dong, a shareholder of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, has released new promotional material detailing the exchange’s upcoming initial exchange offering (IEO) for up to $1 billion. The information was shared in aRead More…

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04May/19

Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan Departs From the Firm

Chief technology officer at major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Balaji Srinivasan, announced his departure from the company on Twitter on May 3. In his tweet, Srinivasan said that he had enjoyedRead More…

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04May/19

Crypto Regulation Experts Debate State vs. Federal Regulation in the Blockchain Era

Three cryptocurrency experts expressed diverging views towards United States crypto regulation at a panel during the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Business of Blockchain event on May 2. Wyoming Blockchain Coalition presidentRead More…

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26Apr/19

SBI’s Crypto Exchange SBIVC Achieves Profits in First Fiscal Year, Considers STO

New Japanese crypto exchange SBI Virtual Currencies (SBIVC) achieved profitability in the first year of its launch, Cointelegraph Japan reports on April 26. SBIVC exchange, launched by Tokyo-based financial services giant SBIRead More…

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26Apr/19

Bitfinex Allegedly Covers $850 Million Loss With Tether Funds

The New York Attorney General’s office has alleged that crypto exchange Bitfinex lost $850 million and subsequently used funds from affiliated stablecoin operator Tether to secretly cover the shortfall, according to anRead More…

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