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ICOs 6,092

16/12/2019   After BottlePay, Two More Crypto Firms Shut Down Due to Upcoming EU Rules

After BottlePay’s shutdown announcement last week, two more European cryptocurrency firms have shut down because of the upcoming Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules in the European Union.
Online crypto gaming platform ChopCoin and mining pool Simplecoin both announced that they are shutting...

12/12/2019   US SEC Charges Shopin Founder With Orchestrating Fraudulent $42 Million ICO

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Eran Eyal, the founder Shopin, with orchestrating a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO).
In a press release on Dec. 11, the SEC alleged that the businessman and his company defrauded hundreds of investors in an ICO...

09/12/2019   Thai Police Arrest 24 Chinese Nationals for Alleged Bitcoin Scam

Thai immigration officials have arrested 24 Chinese nationals who were running an alleged cryptocurrency scam call center in the Rama III neighborhood of Bangkok.
According to an official announcement on Dec. 2, the Immigration Bureau of the Royal Thai Police arrested 24 individuals, seized...

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...

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