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Bahamas Releases Discussion Paper on Crypto-Asset Regulation

Bahamas Releases Discussion Paper on Cryptoassets RegulationThe Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) has released a discussion paper proposing how it intends to regulate digital assets. This includes initial coin offerings as part of efforts to eliminate the alleged threat of tax evasion, fraud and money laundering. However, when regulation eventually comes, it is likely that only a state-issued cryptocurrency will […]

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Mauritius Regulator to Provide Licenses to Digital Asset Custodians

Mauritius Regulator to Provide Licenses to Digital Asset CustodiansThe authorities in the island nation of Mauritius plan to start issuing custodian licenses to companies holding digital assets on behalf of clients. The financial regulator said the existing licensing regime is not suited for that purpose, although licensees under the new rules will have to comply with similar requirements.        Also read: Abu Dhabi […]

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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency Assets

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency AssetsThe Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has released a paper aimed at creating the infrastructure necessary to accommodate transactions with cryptocurrency-based assets and facilitate the implementation of distributed ledger technologies in the emirate. The platform wants to support financial institutions in their efforts to introduce services related to innovative investment instruments. Also read: Professional Course Prepares […]

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The Daily: Cryptocurrencies on the Davos Agenda, FINMA Issues Rules for Cryptoassets

The Daily: Cryptocurrencies on the Davos Agenda, FINMA Issues Rules for CryptoassetsIn this edition of The Daily, we look at the decision to add cryptocurrencies as a topic of discussion at the next World Economic Forum in Davos. We also focus on the latest recommendations on digital assets by Switzerland’s financial regulator, as well as a Venezuelan state’s plans to use the petro in cross-border trade with […]

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Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Actually Centralized, New Research FindsOne of the central pillars of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is that the system is decentralized, ensuring no single point of failure for adversaries to attack. However, new research has found the majority of assets in the ecosystem today to be highly centralized. Also Read: Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Retail Public Offering in Japan […]

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Liechtenstein Bank to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Backed by the Swiss Franc

Union Bank AG, a bank in Liechtenstein that offers corporate banking services mainly to companies based in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Middle East, has announced that it will be launching its own security tokens in alignment with Liechtenstein’s regulatory authority, FMA, and subsequently its cryptocurrency, “Union Bank payment coin,” which is fully backed by […]

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Canadian Securities Commission: Over Half a Million Ontarians Currently Holding Crypto

Canadian Securities Commission: Over Half a Million Ontarians Currently Holding CryptoA study by the Ontario Securities Commission reveals that over half a million people, 5 percent of Ontario residents, currently own cryptocurrencies. The report also shows how they invest, how many owned crypto in the past but not anymore, and details of those investing in tokens. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 5% of […]

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Fundstrat Global Advisors Create Bitcoin Indexes

Fundstrat Global Advisors Create Bitcoin IndexesBitcoin bull and independent research boutique, Fundstrat, reveals its new five indexes to monitor cryptocurrencies. Aimed at institutional investors, FS Crypto FX indexes are the most recent and prominent speculation instruments and a first for Wall Street insiders. Bitcoin 55K USD in 5 Years After bitcoin reached gold parity in Spring, highly cited Wall Street prophet […]

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