Tagged: regulation

Reserve Bank's crypto-currency proposals clear confusion 0

Reserve Bank’s crypto-currency proposals clear confusion

The South African Reserve Bank wants to provide an overview of the perceived risks and benefits associated with crypto assets. The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB’s) proposal to introduce tighter controls on crypto-currencies provides...

Dutch regulators call for crypto licensing system 0

Dutch regulators call for crypto licensing system

The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten – AFM) and the central bank are energetically pushing for a national licensing system for cryptocurrencies. According to AFM and De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB),...

Falcon Private Bank Launches Crypto Wallet With Support for Direct BTC and BCH Transfers 0

Falcon Private Bank Launches Crypto Wallet With Support for Direct BTC and BCH Transfers

Switzerland’s Falcon Private Bank has introduced a cryptocurrency wallet as well as support for direct transfers of BTC, BCH, ETH and LTC for private and institutional investors. The bank said investors can now directly...

Coinbase Hires New Compliance Chief for UK Operations 0

Coinbase Hires New Compliance Chief for UK Operations

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has hired a new U.K. head of compliance with three decades of experience in the industry. The new hire, Mark Kelly, joins the prominent crypto startup after almost five years...

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU 0

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views...

Getting around sanctions with crypto-rial 0

Getting around sanctions with crypto-rial

However, the CBI decided to take a more moderate stance toward the digital money and block chain technology following the imposition of a new round of U.S. sanctions, hoping that the digital technology would...

Crypto in 2019: Main Challenges and Solutions for Ethereum 0

Crypto in 2019: Main Challenges and Solutions for Ethereum

The Constantinople hard fork But what about Casper, Sharding, and Plasma? Will ICO regulations bring down Ethereum? Dapps might rescue Ethereum yet Adoption is imminent, ConsenSys believes Ethereum and macro trends Source: iStock/Ivan-balvan Throughout...