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The Daily: Iran to Allow Mining Hardware Imports, Cyprus Creates Fintech Hub

The Daily: Iran to Allow Mining Hardware Imports, Cyprus Creates Fintech Hub to Catch UpFollowing a decision to recognize mining as an industry, the Islamic Republic of Iran is about to legalize the import of mining equipment. Also in The Daily, an executive at a leading Spanish bank insists cryptocurrencies are “perfect” and must be understood; trying to better understand the crypto space, Cyprus has set up a fintech […]

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Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto Traders

Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto TradersTwo major South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have announced that they will no longer allow unverified users to make withdrawals in Korean won. Starting next month, users of Bithumb and Coinone must have verified real-name accounts in order to deposit and withdraw the fiat currency. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals […]

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Denmark’s Largest Bank May Have Facilitated up to $150 Billion in Money Laundering

Denmark’s Largest Bank May Have Facilitated up to $150 Billion in Money LaunderingCompanies from Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union have apparently turned the small country of Estonia into a massive money laundering haven. An investigation into the Estonian branch of Denmark’s largest bank is examining up to $150 billion which may have been involved. Also Read: The Daily: Robinhood Aiming for IPO, Dodgers […]

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Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Custody System

Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Custody SystemThe Bank of America Corporation has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office for a secure means for the storage and custody of cryptocurrencies. The filing describes a system for recording and storing data pertaining to cryptocurrency transactions designed for enterprises. Also Read: UK Banks Freeze Company’s Accounts After Owner Traded on Localbitcoins Bank of […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Tokenized Securities in Singapore, China Warns of Illegal Fundraising

Regulations Round-Up: Tokenized Securities in Singapore, China Warns of Illegal FundraisingIn recent regulatory news, Chinese authorities have issued a warning seeking to encourage citizens to be skeptical regarding the promotional claims of illegal fundraising schemes operating with cryptocurrencies, Singapore Exchange and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have partnered with Anquan, Deloitte, and Nasdaq to settle tokenized securities using distributed ledger technology, and Hungary’s finance ministry […]

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Swedish Tech Company to Trade Crypto Fund in Exclusive Partnership With German Bank

Swedish Tech Company to Trade Crypto Fund in Exclusive Partnership With German BankStockholm IT Ventures AB (SITV), a Swedish technology company specialized in cryptocurrency production, announced that its subsidiary, Blocktrade Technology Ltd. (BTT), has signed a software license agreement with Valens Bank, an offshore private bank based in Germany that eases deposit of cryptocurrencies such as BTC, BCH, ETH, or LTC. The agreement reportedly stipulates that Valens bank […]

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Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners

In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of cryptocurrency – legitimately – have had their assets frozen and accounts locked without warning, fueled by fears of money laundering and a general distrust of bitcoin. One victim even claims to […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Central Bank-Issued Digital Currencies, Regulatory Clarity

Regulations Round-Up: Central Bank-Issued Digital Currencies, Regulatory ClarityIn recent regulatory news, Spain’s Central bank has issued a report favoring the development of a central bank-issued digital currency (CBDC), the president of Taiwan’s central bank has advocated caution regarding CBDCs, the Blockchain Research Institute has published a summary of recent roundtable discussions calling for great regulatory clarity, and a Russian court has a […]

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Swiss Banks Are Onboarding Crypto Clients and Assets

Another Swiss private bank has announced in a statement that it’s open to accept assets that were generated with cryptocurrencies. Maerki Baumann private bank in Zurich is open to accepting assets that were generated with cryptocurrencies, “under the condition that strict regulatory and legal requirements are fully complied with,” Managing Director Stephan Zwahlen told news.Bitcoin.com. Also […]

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