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Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Appoints Former N26 and Barclays Executive as COO

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Sameer Dubey as Chief Operating Officer. Dubey has previously worked at digital bank N26 and Barclays. Prior to N26, where he was heading Operations for the UK, Dubey spent over a decade at Barclays Bank focused on its Payments and… Read More

Coinsquare Negotiates with Canada Revenue Agency to Protect Most Client Information

CoinSquare, a Canadian crypto exchange,  has announced that it has come to terms with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in regards to the information provided regarding CoinSquare users. CoinSquare notes that in late 2020, the CRA filed an application in court to compel Coinsquare to… Read More

Kraken Bank CEO David Kinitsky Provides Glimpse into How He’s Planning to Set Up Operations, As Company Might Acquire More Funding

First revealed in September 2020, digital asset exchange Kraken is now hard at work “gearing up” to introduce Kraken Bank. The Kraken team notes in a blog post that this new venture is expected to improve the landscape for Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currency… Read More

Coinbase Files S-1, Plans Listing on NASDAQ Raising Up to $1 Billion, Generated $1.3 Billion in Revenue in 2020

As anticipated, Coinbase has publicly filed an S-1 outlining its plans to complete an initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ. Accrording to the filing, Coinbase intends to raise up to $1 billion and  trade under the ticker symbol of “COIN.” The filing shares that… Read More

Kraken Appoints Crypto Exchange Pioneer Miha Grčar as its Head of Business Development, Company Comments on FinCEN’s Proposed Crypto Rules

Kraken recently announced that crypto exchange pioneer Miha Grčar has joined the US-based digital assets exchange as its Head of Business Development. Kraken’s management confirmed that they’re looking forward to working with Miha Grčar, a pioneer of the digital currency exchange sector. As mentioned in… Read More

Crypto Exchange LGO to Merge with Voyager Digital

LGO, a crypto exchange that services individual and institutional customers, will merge with Voyager Digital Ltd.,(CSE: VYGR) (OTCQB: VYGVF) (FRA: UCD2) a cryptoasset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade cryptoassets, according to a release. Voyager and LGO said… Read More

Top Crypto Exchange OKEx Under Investigation by Chinese Authorities – Report

OKEx, a top 20 crypto exchange, is under investigation by Chinese authorities according to a report. OKEx provides both spot and crypto derivatives trading. It has been widely reported that the price of Bitcoin tanked as word leaked out and OKEx suspended all withdrawals. The… Read More

While Some Industry Insiders Complain, Coinpass Welcomes Ban of Crypto Derivatives for Retail

Last week, the UK Financial Conduct Authority announced a ban on the sale of crypto derivatives and exchange-traded notes (ETNs) that for retail investors. The ban, which goes into effect on January 6, 2021, has no impact on spot trading of cryptoassets. Some crypto-industry insiders criticized… Read More

CFTC Action Will Have Big Impact on Crypto Exchanges: Attorney Warns Crypto Exchanges that Regulator is Not Afraid to Pursue Big Market Participants

Last week, BitMEX (Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange), a top crypto/crypto-derivatives exchange that is operated by HDR Global Trading Limited, a Republic of Seychelles incorporated entity, was hit with a civil enforcement action emanating from the Commodity Futures Trading Future Commission (CFTC). Simultaneously, a criminal lawsuit by… Read More

Ethereum Token Trading Volume on Uniswap Jumped from $1 Million Per Day to $1 Billion in a Few Months: Report

The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has reached new heights during the past few months, as many projects have launched and large amounts of capital has been invested into these so-called decentralized platforms. The Coin Metrics team confirms that most DeFi solutions have been launched on… Read More

Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Claims 38% Month over Month Growth of Fiat to Crypto Product Insta

CoinDCX, a crypto exchange that claims to be the largest in India, says its fiat to crypto product Insta has experienced 38% month over month growth in volume, according to a statement by the firm. The company claims that Insta has become India’s most trusted… Read More

Crypto Exchange: CoinList Pro Wants to be the One Place to Buy Hold & Trade Crypto

  CoinList, a top primary digital asset issuance platform, has announced the launch of CoinList Pro – a full-stack crypto exchange designed to challenge established incumbents. While CoinList commenced basic digital asset trading earlier this year, CoinList Pro is described as a fully-featured crypto spot… Read More

Ontario Securities Commission Settles with Coinsquare Executives Regarding Inflated Trading Volumes: 90% of the reported trading volume had no economic substance

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has approved a settlement agreement with Coinsquare Ltd., a top crypto exchange based in Canada. According to the OSC, Coinsquare executives  Cole Diamond, Virgile Rostand and Felix Mazer have settled allegations of market manipulation on the Coinsquare platform that mislead… Read More

Crypto.com Unveils Anti-Phishing Code For Exchange Users

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Friday it has rolled out its new anti-phishing email feature to help protect exchange users against phishing attempts. According to Crypto.com, the anti-phishing email feature helps reinforce the platform’s  Defense in Depth approach. “With this new feature, we… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange bitFlyer to Develop Digital Asset Wallet for Brave Browser Users

Tokyo-based digital currency exchange bitFlyer has teamed up with Brave International SEZC, a subsidiary of Brave Software, Inc., the developer of the Internet browser – which monetizes web browsing by using the Basic Attention Token (BAT). As mentioned in a release shared with CI, bitFlyer… Read More

Crypto Exchange OKEx Starts Serving Latin American Market in Partnership with Settle Network

OKEx, a crypto and derivatives exchange, has partnered with Settle Network. Through Settle Network’s “Latamex” product, OKEx users now can buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) on the exchange with Argentine Pesos (ARS), Brazilian Reals (BRL), and Mexican Pesos (MXN) using direct bank transfers. OKEx… Read More

OSC Documents the Demise of QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange: Most Losses Came from Gerald Cotten’s Fraudulent Trading

One Big Crypto Ponzi Scheme Last week the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published a report documenting the collapse of QuadrigaCX, a crypto-exchange operated Gerald Cotten who reportedly died taking the crypto exchange to the grave. The review by the OSC staff disclosed that the failure… Read More

Coinbase Is Considering Adding Bancor (BNT), DigiByte (DGB), Other Assets, as 22,000 More BTC Is Reportedly Leaving Exchange Per Day than Being Deposited

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase says it will continue to explore and consider adding support for new digital assets. The exchange says it aims to offer support for all crypto-assets that meet its technical requirements and standards and which also adhere to applicable laws. The… Read More

Crypto Exchange WazirX’s CEO Nischal Shetty Claims Government Agencies in India are Taking More Interest in Blockchcain and Digital Assets

Nischal Shetty, founder and CEO at WazirX, an Indian cryptocurrency exchange acquired by Binance, claims that government agencies in the country have begun to take more interest in understanding and even helping to grow the nation’s nascent digital asset and blockchain ecosystem. Shetty noted via… Read More

CoinDCX Explains how Onfido’s AI-enhanced Software uses Biometrics to Verify Users’ IDs on India-based Digital Asset Exchange

The digital asset and blockchain space is still in its infancy or early stages of development. There are many companies working on developing key infrastructure needed to support emerging cryptocurrency businesses. Cybersecurity, ID verification, AML/KYC processes, and even cryptocurrency-related insurance services are already being developed… Read More

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