21Mar/19

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Alleged BTC-e exchange operator Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of laundering billions of dollars, is officially seeking extradition to Russia. According to a report from local news source e-Kathimerini on Thursday, Vinnik,Read More…

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20Mar/19

Swiss Federal Assembly Approves Instructions on Cryptocurrency Regulation

The legislative body of the Swiss government, the Federal Assembly, has approved a motion to instruct the Federal Council to adapt existing legislation for cryptocurrency regulation. Coitelegraph auf Deutsch reported on theRead More…

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19Mar/19

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

The U.K. Parliament has been presented demonstrations of real-world blockchain applications designed to educate policymakers. Organized by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG Blockchain), the Monday event featured live presentations fromRead More…

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15Mar/19

Insurance Giant AXA XL Launches Security Token and Crowdfunding Insurance Service

Insurance giant AXA XL and insurance technology startup Assurely have jointly launched a new insurance product covering equity crowdfunding and Security Token Offerings (STOs), according to a press release published on MarchRead More…

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12Mar/19

Major UK Energy Company Acquires Stake in Blockchain Firm Electron

Major United Kingdom energy company OVO has invested in blockchain firm Electron through its recently launched technology division, Kaluza. The development was announced in an OVO blog post published on March 12.Read More…

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12Mar/19

Startup Finturi Raises $2.2 Million for Its Blockchain-Based Invoice Finance Platform

Dutch blockchain startup Finturi has secured 2 million euro ($2.2 million) to enable businesses to secure loans against invoices via blockchain tech, the company tweeted on March 12. Founded in September 2018,Read More…

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09Mar/19

German Financial Regulator Issues Paper on Blockchain Securities Regulation

The German Federal Ministry of Finance has published a key issues paper on the treatment and regulation of blockchain-based securities, according to a ministry announcement on March 8. In the paper initiallyRead More…

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08Mar/19

P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela

During the week of March 2, roughly 14,365 BTC changed hands via peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange Localbitcoins, equating to approximately $51.51 million worth of trade. Of that, 3,593 was BTC traded via theRead More…

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