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06/12/2019   EU agrees tough line on digital currencies like Facebook's Libra

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Private digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed in the European Union until the risks they could pose are clearly addressed, EU finance ministers agreed on Thursday.
The move confirms the bloc’s tough line on Libra, which has attracted...

05/12/2019   16 HOURS AGO By Joeri Cant Former Morgan Stanley Developers Launch Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Eight former core developers from financial services company Morgan Stanley have launched Phemex, a new cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, in Singapore.
In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 4, the former Morgan Stanley developers claim the platform is ten times...

02/12/2019   US Lawmakers Want to Brand Libra a Security, Association Disagrees

A couple of United States lawmakers are looking to classify stablecoins as securities. With Libra considering adopting fiat-pegged stablecoins rather than a single token supported by a basket of national currencies, the proposed crypto project might be facing yet another regulatory hurdle.
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25/11/2019   JPMorgan’s Blockchain Products, Explained by Ex-JPM Tech Leads

JPMorgan Chase — whose CEO, Jamie Dimon, once notably expressed skepticism over cryptocurrency — was actually one of the first financial institutions to “learn to love the blockchain.” In 2015, the bank created a division dedicated to exploring emerging technology such as blockchain.
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21/11/2019   PayPal CEO Hodls Bitcoin and Only Bitcoin

Dan Schulman, CEO of payment processor PayPal, revealed during an interview that he does indeed own Bitcoin (BTC).
On Nov. 20, Fortune reported that PayPal CEO Dan Schulman stopped by its offices where he discussed a variety of topics, including the reason for PayPal’s withdrawal from the...

18/11/2019   German Regulator Flags Crypto Broker for Operating Without License

German regulator federal financial supervisory authority (BaFin) issued a warning against Bulgarian cryptocurrency broker 5 Capital on Nov. 11.
The regulator has barred 5 Capital from operating in the country since the firm illegally offered Contracts for Difference (CFDs) designed to expose...

14/11/2019   Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Sets $100 Million Target for US IPO

Canaan, the world’s second-largest bitcoin miner maker, intends to raise about $100 million in its initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S.
The Hangzhou, China-based manufacturer of the Avalon bitcoin miner updated its IPO application with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

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"China Takes U-Turn on Cryptocurrency Mining Policies"

China Takes U-Turn on Cryptocurrency Mining Policies
This week, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) quashed plans to abolish cryptocurrency mining throughout the nation. The country currently hosts four of the largest mining pools in the world, and officials...

13/11/2019   Instead of Libra. Facebook launches its own payment system

Facebook introduced Facebook Pay, which will provide people with a convenient, secure and consistent payment experience across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
People already use payments across our apps to shop, donate to causes and send money to each other. Facebook Pay will...

12/11/2019   Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactions.
The police department of Victoria announced on Nov. 12 that the man has been arrested at his address in the town of Cairnlea. The joint report from the Victoria...

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