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BitMEX parent company undergoes leadership change following CFTC charges

BitMEX has long been a polarizing platform within the crypto industry, with it being the trading venue of choice for those utilizing margin, while...

FCA bans the sale of crypto-derivatives to retail customers in the U.K.

The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a new set of rules banning the sale of crypto derivatives to retail consumers in the...

Chainalysis and Texas firm win million-dollar IRS contract to crack Monero

On Wednesday, the IRS awarded two $625,000 contracts looking for tracing tools for privacy token Monero and Layer 2 protocols. The winners were blockchain...

Nexo founder feels vindicated by the FinCen leak, talks of double-standards

Nexo co-founder Antoni Trenchev told Cointelegraph that he believes the information revealed during the recent FinCen leak vindicates the crypto industry. According to the...

South Korean regulators are not excited about Ethereum NFTs

If you happened to drop by the crypto space on social media in recent weeks, NFTs, short for non-fungible tokens, look to be the...

Visa, Goldman Sachs and Mick Mulvaney join leading blockchain trade association

On Wednesday, the Chamber of Digital Commerce announced the addition of Visa, Goldman Sachs and Six Digital Exchange (SDX) to its executive committee. Mick...

Booming African crypto adoption drives concerns over regulation

2020 has seen an acceleration in African crypto adoption, with the continent emerging as the second-largest region for peer-to-peer (P2P) trading, and two African...

Digital euro will not be a substitute for cash: ECB President

Any digital currency released in the European Union may not fully replace fiat, said the President of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde.Speaking at...

Mark Cuban-backed $31 million ICO “Unikrn” agrees to US SEC fines

Unikrn, a Seattle-based e-sports platform, has agreed to pay a $6 million fine to settle a complaint by the US Securities and Exchange Commission...

Governments vs. blockchain privacy, Sept. 4-11

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law. Editor’s noteOne of the most persistent...

Brazil could have CBDC in two years, says central bank president

The president of Banco Central — Brazil’s central bank — has announced Brazilians could expect to see a central bank digital currency before 2023. According...

All fintech companies will use blockchain within 10 years: Aussie government report

The Australian government’s Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology has released a draft report citing blockchain technology more than 50 times.The...

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Bitcoin Miner Relocation Within China and Worst Case Scenario

The relocation of Bitcoin (BTC) miners within China is already underway – and should the situation worsen, they might also be...

Indian central bank clarifies regulations as local banks shun crypto

India’s central bank has issued an official notice regarding the fact that local banks are reportedly cautioning customers against using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC).Published...

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin makes the case for Uniswap as an oracle token

In a post, Vitalik Buterin proposed to utilize decentralized exchange (DEX) Uniswap for additional oracle functionality. The UNI token currently already provides...

The U.S. SEC is accusing Ripple (XRP) of ‘harrassment’

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