Wednesday, August 21, 2019

SEC Chairman Highlights Investor Protection in Regard to Bitcoin ETF

News United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton is still concerned about investor protection when it comes to the commission approving a Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange-Traded...

Dubai Real Estate Giant Emaar to Launch ETH Token, Considers ICO in Europe

News Dubai-based real estate giant Emaar has announced plans to launch a token and is considering holding an initial coin offering (ICO) in Europe, English-language local media Arabian...

US Marshals Service Issues Information Request on Management of Forfeited Crypto Assets

News United States federal law enforcement agency, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), is looking to set up an agent for managing confiscated cryptocurrency, according to public documents released...

Crypto Lending Company BlockFi Launches Crypto Accounts With Bitcoin, Ethereum Support

News Crypto wealth management and lending company BlockFi has launched new cryptocurrency accounts supporting Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin (BTC) bearing 6 percent annual interest paid monthly in crypto....

Russia Adopts Bill Aimed to Provide Domestic Crypto Legislation in Second Reading

News Russia’s parliament has adopted in the second reading the bill “On Digital Financial Assets,” aimed at formulating national cryptocurrency legislation, according to a statement published on the...

Decentralized Protocols Are Making It Easier Than Ever to Gamble With Cryptocurrency

Americans wagered $140 million on the 2017 Super Bowl, but if sports betting was legal nationwide, that figure would have been closer to $5 billion, it’s believed. Save for a handful...

Venezuela’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Enter Into Force

The decree establishing a legal framework for cryptocurrencies in Venezuela has entered into force. It contains 63 articles including rules for the purchase, sale, use, distribution, and exchange of cryptocurrencies and...

US: Pennsylvania Rules That Crypto Exchanges, ATMs Are Not Money Transmitters

News The American state of Pennsylvania has clarified that cryptocurrency exchanges do not fall subject to the Money Transmitter Act (MTA), according to a Department of Banking and Securities...

Blockchain Research Now Granted Tax Credit in South Korea

News South Korea’s government has added blockchain to the fields of research and development eligible for a tax credit meant to boost innovation, English-language local media TheNews.Asia reports on...

Gemini Adds Support for Bitcoin Cash Trading and Custody on the ABC Network

News Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) custody and trading today with a post on its official Medium blog, Dec. 8. Gemini, which is based in the United States,...