Tagged: crypto trading

Crypto Trading: Gulf Binance Obtains Digital Asset Operator Licenses in Thailand

Gulf Binance Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Binance and Gulf Innova Co., Ltd., has now secured digital asset operator licenses from the country’s Ministry of Finance. Digital asset operators are “regulated by Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).” Gulf Binance will be able “to… Read More

Digital Assets: Bitfinex, Chile’s OrionX to Enable Crypto Adoption in Latin America

Bitfinex, a  digital asset trading platform, has announced a new investment in the leading Chilean crypto firm Orionx, as both companies look “to ramp up efforts to promote financial freedom and inclusion throughout Latin America.” Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Bitfinex, said: “We’re excited to collaborate… Read More

TradeStation Integrates with Fintech Plaid to Enhance Financial Account Connectivity Capabilities

TradeStation Group, Inc., a Florida-based company whose operating subsidiaries provide self-clearing online brokerage services for trading stocks, ETFs, options, futures, and crypto that aim to offer the ultimate trading experience, has announced its integration with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. The… Read More

Securities Commission Malaysia Takes Action Against Huobi Global for Operating Crypto Exchange without Registration

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has taken action against Huobi Global Limited, and its Chief Executive Officer Leon Li for “operating a digital asset exchange (DAX) in Malaysia without registration.” Accordingly, the SC has “issued a public reprimand against Huobi Global Limited, and Leon Li… Read More

Ex-Coinbase Manager Sentenced in “First Ever” Crypto Insider Trading Case

Ishan Wahi was sentenced to two years in prison for allegedly “tipping his associates regarding crypto-assets that were going to be listed on Coinbase Exchanges.” Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced “that ISHAN WAHI, a former product… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bittrex, Inc. Issues Statement on Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Bittrex, Inc. released the following statement today regarding Bittrex U.S.’ decision to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy: “Having previously announced that Bittrex, Inc. would be ceasing all operations in the U.S. effective April 30th, we have now made the decision to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy in… Read More

Crypto Trading: SCRYPT, Fiat Republic to Enhance Fiat On/Off Ramp Capabilities, Automation of Settlements

SCRYPT, the Swiss-licensed crypto trading firm offering digital asset solutions for institutions, announced a strategic partnership with London-based Fiat-as-a-Service platform Fiat Republic in order “to supercharge SCRYPT’s fiat on/off ramp capabilities, as well as improve automation of customer settlements to its institutional trading platform.” This… Read More

Coinbase Reports Net Quarterly Loss of $79M, but Revenue Grew 22% QoQ

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) notes that it’s time to update the system. They also pointed out that the majority of financial systems were built over 100 years ago. According to the firm, the rules are “outdated, the technology has been slow to catch up, and all over… Read More

Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA) Issues Notice of Written Reprimand to OPNX Crypto Exchange

Following the Investor and Marketplace Alert dated 12 April 2023 in relation to opnx.com (OPNX) conducting unregulated activity, Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) has issued “a formal Letter of Reprimand to OPNX and its founders” for the following: Carrying out VA Exchange Services on… Read More

Digital Assets: CryptoUK Responds to HM Treasury Crypto-Assets Consultation Paper

CryptoUK, which claims to be the “trusted” voice of the UK crypto industry, has published a detailed response to His Majesty’s Treasury’s (HMT) Future Financial Services Regulatory Regime for Cryptoassets consultation paper. Consultation proposals “included strengthening rules for crypto trading platforms and a robust world-first… Read More

Digital Assets: SlowMist, OKX to Support Advanced Security Solutions

SlowMist and OKX have recently announced a strategic partnership to focus on “enhancing digital asset ecosystem security, digital asset anti-money laundering (AML), and conducting security technology research.” Both parties will collaborate “to develop comprehensive and innovative security services to address the growing demand for secure… Read More

Framework Ventures Leads $5.5M Round for DFlow, a Decentralized Payment for Order Flow Protocol

DFlow, a “decentralized” payment for order flow (PFOF) protocol that enables wallets and crypto trading applications to sell their flow to best-execution market makers via open and permissionless auctions, announced that it has successfully raised a $5.5 million funding round led by Framework Ventures, a… Read More

CoinShares Leverages The Network Firm’s LedgerLens to Enhance Transparency in Digital Asset Management

CoinShares (Nasdaq Stockholm: CS), an alternative asset manager specializing in digital assets, has announced “the implementation of LedgerLens, a real-time reserves attestation solution provided by independent accounting firm, The Network Firm.” This blockchain-enabled solution “will offer real-time attestation services for CoinShares’ Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), including… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Secures Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) Registration in Ireland

Kraken has successfully registered its Irish subsidiary, Payward Europe Solutions Limited, with the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP). The firm claims that Kraken’s Irish VASP registration “demonstrates to both their clients and regulators that Kraken follows Europe’s most… Read More

MiCA: New EU Crypto Legislation Could Drive Virtual Currency Prices, According to Financial Industry Executive

The EU Parliament’s passing of the Markets in Crypto Act, or MiCA, on Thursday has been hailed as a “landmark moment” for cryptocurrencies that will “help drive prices” for the likes of Bitcoin. This, according to the CEO of an independent financial advisory, asset management and… Read More

Digital Assets: Gemini Introduces Non-US Crypto Derivatives Platform

The team at Gemini is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Gemini Foundation — a non-US crypto derivatives platform. Their first derivatives contract “will be a BTC perpetual contract denominated in Gemini dollars (GUSD).” An ETH/GUSD perpetual contract “will launch soon thereafter.” Gemini Foundation… Read More

Tribe Capital Reportedly Intends to Use $250M to Relaunch FTX Exchange

Tribe Capital, an established VC company launched back in 2018, is reportedly leading an investment round worth $250 million in order to assist FTX with re-establishing its virtual currency exchange. The latest move comes after the firm had filed for bankruptcy and the new CEO,… Read More

Coinbase Might Relocate to UK, Other Jurisdictions: Report

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is reportedly getting ready for an anticipated “years-long” court case with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This, according to a report from CNBC, which is citing comments from Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. It appears that this update has come after the… Read More

Coinbase Reveals that the UK Is A Fast-Growing Digital Asset, Web3 Market, as EU to Adopt Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) Regulation

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) notes that we should never doubt the importance of the UK and Europe to their business operations. Coinbase writes in a blog post that they may be a US-listed company but they know that “to succeed in their mission of increasing economic freedom,… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Files Pre-Registration Undertaking With Ontario Securities Commission

Cynthia Del Pozo Garcia, Director, Strategy & Corporate Development at Gemini, notes that as one of the most important and developed markets in the Americas, Canada has “played an essential role in Gemini’s international expansion.” The team at Gemini are glad to show their continued… Read More

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