Report: ‘The State of Stablecoins’ Maps the Growth of Fiat-Pegged Cryptocurrency
A new report published this week shines a light on the stablecoin ecosystem. Authored by George Samman and Andrew Masanto in conjunction with Amazix, the report traces the rise...
Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks
On Feb. 20, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase gave the public an inside look at how the company deals with contentious forks. Coinbase engineer Breck Stodghill specifically discussed...
Indian Trade Association Calls for Fast Crypto Regulation to Drive Growth
The Indian National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has released a report that calls for regulatory certainty, particularly in areas such as cryptocurrency. The lack of legal...
In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay
In this edition of The Daily, Canadian exchange Quadrigacx has transferred its remaining crypto funds to the court appointed monitor Ernst & Young. In Germany, the federal securities regulator...
Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided not to impose a penalty on a company that had issued security tokens without its approval and without qualifying for...
Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Institutional Investors
A private bank in Liechtenstein has established a cryptocurrency trading platform for institutional investors. Balzers-based Bank Frick will offer the service through its new subsidiary DLT Markets AG. Also...
University of Michigan Endowment Backs Crypto Venture Capital Fund
The financial endowment fund of the University of Michigan, one of the oldest and most established academic institutions in the U.S., is the latest institutional investor revealed to have...
How Crypto Compliance Requests Strip User Privacy
Money transmitting services that enable users to switch from crypto to fiat are a valuable resource. There’s still a shortage of cryptocurrency off-ramps, and thus reliable services that offer...
‘Bitcoin Killer’ Onecoin Is Ashes But Investigations Continue to This Day
Back in 2014, a group led by a woman named Ruja Ignatova created a Ponzi scheme called Onecoin which, together with the organization Onelife, defrauded billions from 3 million...
CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures See a Surge of Institutional Interest
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has seen a big spike in bitcoin futures volumes according to an internal investors email sent to clients on Feb. 19. CME Group’s...
Cryptocurrency Exchange Exmo Opens Branch in Turkey
Digital asset exchange Exmo, a leading crypto trading platform in Eastern Europe, has recently registered a subsidiary in Turkey. The company is setting up an office in Istanbul, the...
Big Banks Money Laundering: UBS Fined $4.2 Billion, Danske Shuts Down in 4 Countries
Money laundering scandals involving some of the world’s largest banks have grown this week. Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, has been fined 3.7 billion euros (~$4.2 billion) for money laundering....