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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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Ether community turmoil over miner reward fees

The EIP-1559 is a network upgrade that seeks to send a small fraction of the fee associated with all ETH transactions directly to the...

Colossal Increase in US Household Liquidity Might Push Bitcoin Further Upwards, says 10T Holdings Co-founder

Bitcoin (BTC) has been on overdrive as it surpassed the psychological barrier of 58k and hit $58,156 on March 11. Even though the leading...

Ethereum breaks $1,700; Bitcoin sees $51,000 resistance

Markets wrap: Ethereum breaks $1,700; Bitcoin sees $51,000 resistanceBitcoin and Ethereum, the world’s biggest cryptocurrencies by market cap, saw a mixed day on Monday...

Another billionaire moves into crypto, but New York regulators sound alarm

Separate instances this morning saw a billionaire embrace the crypto sector and a regulator move away from it. One steps into crypto  Dan Loeb, founder and...