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Exchanges Roundup: First UAE-Based Exchange, LXDX to Launch Security Token Offering

Exchanges Roundup: First UAE-Based Exchange, Lxdx to Conduct Security Token OfferingA partnership between Al Zarooni Group, Crypto Bulls and Gulf Coin Gold has fostered the launch of the first cryptocurrency exchange registered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In other news, LXDX has announced that it plans to conduct a $5.7 million fundraising round via a security token offering (STO), and BTCC has announced indefinite […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Malta Clarifies Law, UK Wealth Managers Urge FCA Action

In recent regulatory news, Malta’s financial regulator has sought to clarify the nation’s cryptocurrency regulations following the passing of an act pertaining to crypto assets, UK-based wealth managers have called for the FCA to take a strong stance regarding cryptocurrencies, and the deputy governor of Bank of Israel has predicted that cryptocurrencies will contribute to […]

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Regulatory Round-Up: U.K. Chief Blockchain Officer, DLT Cohort in FCA Sandbox, Central Bank Calls Crypto ”Fallacy”

Regulatory Round-Up: U.K. Chief Blockchain Officer, DLT Companies in FCA Sandbox, Central Bank Calls Crypto ”Fallacy”In recent regulatory news, U.K. minister, Eddie Hughes has published a report that advocates for the creation of a “Chief Blockchain Officer,” the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has announced that a number of distributed ledger (DLT) companies have been accepted into cohort 4 of its regulatory sandbox, and Finland’s Central Bank has published a report […]

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Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual Investors

Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual InvestorsIn recent regulatory news, the Shapeshift co-founder and chief operating officer, has given a damning appraisal of the current regulatory climate surrounding cryptocurrencies in the United States. The president of Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Felix Hufeld, has indicated that the principal concern of German regulators regarding cryptocurrency will be seeking to ensure financial stability, […]

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FCA Issues Warning Regarding Cryptocurrency CFDs

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a warning aimed at retail investors who may be considering or soliciting cryptocurrency CFDs (contracts for difference). The U.K. regulator emphasized the risks associated with the price volatility, charges and funding costs, leveraged trading products, and price transparency, asserting that such may manifest in the cryptocurrency […]

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FCA Accuses Banks of Anti-Competitive Practices Towards DLT Start-Ups

FCA Accuses Banks of Anti-Competitive Practices Towards DLT Start-UpsThe UK financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has accused financial institutions of withholding financial services from distributed ledger technology (DLT) start-ups on a wholesale basis. The assessments have been published in a report examining the outcome of the nation’s ‘regulatory sandbox’ one year after its launch. Also Read: Ukraine’s New Bill Treats Bitcoin as Financial […]

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FCA Accuses Banks of Anti-Competitive Practices Towards DLT Start-Ups

FCA Accuses Banks of Anti-Competitive Practices Towards DLT Start-UpsThe UK financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has accused financial institutions of withholding financial services from distributed ledger technology (DLT) start-ups on a wholesale basis. The assessments have been published in a report examining the outcome of the nation’s ‘regulatory sandbox’ one year after its launch. Also Read: Ukraine’s New Bill Treats Bitcoin as Financial […]

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The Controversy Surrounding Tether’s USD ”Backing” Continues

The Controversy Surrounding Tether’s USD ”Backing” ContinuesThe controversy surrounding Tether continues, despite the company’s release of an “internal memorandum regarding consulting services.” The issuer of USDT has been the subject of continual scrutiny in recent months following a sharp increase in the number of tokens issued, despite the company enduring significant banking issues. Also Read: Tether’s Messy USD `Peg´ May Be a […]

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