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Tassat Gets CFTC Approval to Issue Bitcoin Derivatives In US

New York-based financial technology firm Tassat — formerly known as trueDigital — has succeeded in overcoming the first hurdle in its bid to launch a fully-regulated crypto derivatives exchange. According to an...

New Official Register in San Marino Recognizes and Regulates Blockchain Firms

The Republic of San Marino has officially adopted the Register of Blockchain Entities, inviting companies in the industry to apply for certification. Companies can apply for blockchain certification online The project was initiated...

Argentina’s Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Purchases With Credit Cards

After recently imposing limits on U.S. dollar purchases, the Central Bank of Argentina (BCA) announced Oct. 31, that citizens are prohibited from using credit cards to buy Bitcoin (BTC) or other...

NY Court Orders Veritaseum to Pay Back $8 Million From Illegal ICO

The CEO of Delaware-registered blockchain firm Veritaseum LLC and New York-registered Veritaseum Inc., Reggie Middleton, was ordered to pay $8.4 million in disgorgement, according to a new court order. Additionally, Middleton...

Australian Stock Exchange Wants Oversight of Blockchain Trading System

News The Australian subsidiary of market operator Chi-X called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate the possible effects of blockchain tech on trading activities. Reuters reported on Oct. 30...

China’s Central Bank Introduces Certification System for Fintech Products

News China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), will use a new system to certify 11 types of fintech hardware and software products relating to digital payments. On Oct. 29, the...

Bitcoin Price Skyrockets $500 in Minutes as Bakkt BTC Contracts Hit Highs

Market Update Bitcoin (BTC) surged $500 in just five minutes today after experiencing a sharp drop on Oct. 23, from $7,950 to $7,450 and sitting...

Bitfinex Calls Itself ‘Victim of a Fraud’ in Response to Recent Arrest

News Major global crypto exchange Bitfinex has called itself a “victim of a fraud” in response to the recent arrest of the president of Crypto...

Bitfinex Attempts to Recover $880 Million in New Court Filing

News IFinex, the parent company of major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex filed a discovery application to regain access to $880 million in funds. Discovery is a...

More Nations Join the Club of Crypto-Friendly Jurisdictions

Regulatory barriers are a major concern for businesses working with decentralized assets. Not all governments, however, are...
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