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G7 finance ministers are still skeptical about Libra’s launch.

Financial regulators of the world's seven biggest economies will continue to oppose the launch of Facebook's virtual currency Libra until proper regulations are in place, a new report has revealed. While recognizing that digital currencies could improve financial services...

SEC Commissioner says recent legal action taken against BitMEX sends a message to global exchanges.

United States Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce, also known as "Crypto Mom," believes the recent action against BitMEX may be a wake-up call for crypto firms. In an interview with "Unchained Podcast" on Oct. 13, SEC commissioner told host Laura...

The UK FCA’s ban on crypto derivatives exchanges ignored 97% of respondents to its consultation.

As reported earlier, the United Kingdom's financial regulator Financial Conduct Authority banned crypto derivatives exchanges. But the financial regulator ignored 97% of respondents to its consultation, according to its own policy statement. The 527 respondents included exchanges and companies...

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX appoints Malcolm Wright as the new chief compliance officer.

In a blog post, the crypto derivatives exchange giant BitMEX announced that Malcolm Wright would come aboard as chief compliance officer for the group. The U.S. authorities recently charged BitMEX for violating anti-money laundering laws. Wright has 30 years of...

Fundstrat executives believe recent regulatory clean up is good for crypto.

Recent regulatory clean up like the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority banning the sale of crypto derivatives and the U.S. Department of Justice issuing an enforcement framework is beneficial in the long term because it will help reduce nefarious activity...

US SEC wins summary judgment against the Kik’s $100 million ICO.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been granted summary judgment by a judge in the District Court for the Southern District of New York against tech company Kik, in the latest development in its case against the company's...

Over 45,000 BTC withdrawn from BitMex since the U.S. government levied charges against co-founders.

Since the U.S. government levied charges against the exchange and its leadership for violating anti-money laundering laws, over 45,000 BTC have been withdrawn from the exchange. October 1 brought two devastating blows to the derivatives crypto exchange BitMex. First,...

European Central Bank gears up to launch a digital euro.

According to the Bloomberg report, the European Central Bank will start experimenting with a digital version of the euro while holding a public consultation, which is a major step toward introducing the technology. "Our role is to secure trust...

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX Co-founders charged with violating U.S. anti-money laundering laws.

BitMEX executives Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo, Samuel Reed, and Gregory Dwyer were charged with one count of violating the Bank Secrecy Act and one count of conspiracy, according to an indictment made public Thursday. Arthur Hayes is known for...

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The central bank of Philippines is not yet ready to launch a CBDC.

Philippine central bank governor Benjamin Diokno has announced that the institution's "exploratory" study of central bank digital currency suggests...
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