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Paxos Gains Neobank Fierce as Customer

Digital asset enabler Paxos has been recruited by Fierce to provide crypto services. Fierce is a neobank that offers a “super app” that includes an FDIC-insured checking account, a no-fee Debit Card, fractional stock, ETF trading, and more. Fierce banking services are provided in partnership… Read More

Paxos Thinks Crypto Winter Will End Up Being the Savior of Digital Assets

Digital asset platform Paxos is out with a white paper entitled “How the Crypto Winter May Help Save the Digital Asset Economy.”  The thesis of the document is that all of the recent fraud and failure within the crypto industry will end up flushing out… Read More

Paxos Tops 10 million Active Digital Wallets Globally

Compliance-first digital asset firm Paxos has announced that it has topped ten million “active” digital wallets globally, according to a release distributed by the firm. Paxos is a regulated blockchain infrastructure platform that has inked partnerships with some of the biggest names in Fintech, including… Read More

Paxos Survey Says All Good for Crypto as Respondents Confident About Future of Digital Assets

Paxos, a regulated digital asset platform, says that even with the calamitous 2022 collapse of FTX, consumers are confident about the crypto sector going forward. Paxos said it completed the survey in partnership with Pollfish, who polled more than 5000 individuals in an online survey… Read More

Coinbase to Stop Trading Binance USD (BUSD) in March

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) has announced via Twitter that it will cease trading in Binance USD (BUSD) on March 13, 2023. We regularly monitor the assets on our exchange to ensure they meet our listing standards. Based on our most recent reviews, Coinbase will suspend trading for Binance… Read More

Paxos Talking to SEC, Defending its Stablecoin as Not a Security: Report

As previously reported, US regulators apparently compelled a cessation in the utilization of BUSD – Binance’s dollar-based stablecoin managed by Paxos. The action represents another step in the tightening vice of crypto regulation. Paxos Trust is a regulated entity by the  New York Department of Financial… Read More

Paxos to Halt Minting New BUSD Stablecoin Tokens

Paxos, the regulated blockchain and tokenization infrastructure platform, announced it will end its relationship with Binance “for the branded stablecoin BUSD.” Effective February 21, Paxos will “cease issuance of new BUSD tokens as directed by and working in close coordination with the New York Department… Read More

Paxos Establishes Engineering Research and Development Center of Excellence in Israel

Paxos, the “comprehensively” regulated blockchain and tokenization infrastructure platform, announced it is launching “an engineering research & development center of security and cryptography excellence in Israel.” Paxos plans “to expand its Israel engineering center with senior, staff and principal engineers with specialized skills in enterprise-grade… Read More

Paxos Responds to FSB’s Recommendations of the Regulation of “Global Stablecoin” Arrangements

Recently, Paxos, the regulated blockchain and tokenization infrastructure platform, submitted recommendations to the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on how best “to safely oversee a global, fiat-backed stablecoin and its issuer.” Paxos welcomed the opportunity “to provide comments to the Financial Stability Board and agreed with… Read More

Mastercard Partners with Paxos to Offer Crypto Trading Services

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) has partnered with leading digital asset platform Paxos to offer crypto trading to banking firms. According to a statement by Mastercard, “Crypto Source” is a new feature that provides an option for traditional financial services to offer crypto trading services. Walter Hessert, Head… Read More

Paxos Says Binance Removing Competing Stablecoins from Exchange Good for Customers.

As was reported earlier, Binance has decided to remove competing stablecoins on its exchange and replace them with its homegrown version BUSD. In a corporate statement, Binance said it would “auto convert” holdings in dollar-based stablecoins with BUSD later this month. Paxos, a regulated “blockchain… Read More

Binance Co-Founder Yi He to Lead $7.5B VC Unit

Binance, which claims to be the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange, recently announced the appointment of its Co-Founder Yi He “as the new head of its venture capital (VC) arm and incubator, Binance Labs.” Binance CEO CZ (Changpeng Zhao) stated: “As… Read More

Paxos Becomes “First” Issuer to Disclose “Full” Monthly Reserve Holdings Backing USDP, BUSD Stablecoins

Paxos, the regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, has disclosed the “specific” financial instruments backing its “regulated” stablecoins USDP and BUSD. Moving forward, Paxos will “provide these detailed disclosures on a monthly basis in addition to its attestations.” These reports “provide the CUSIP of all instruments backing… Read More

New York Department of Financial Services Announces New Guidance for Stablecoins

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has announced new guidance on dollar-based stablecoins which are issued by firms regulated by the DFS. The guidance does not apply to USD-backed stablecoins listed, but not issued, by DFS-regulated entities. Superintendent Adrienne A. Harris commented… Read More

Paxos and State Street to Deliver Reduced Costs, T+0 Settlement in New Pilot

Paxos, the regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, has teamed up with State Street (NYSE: STT). one of the “leading” providers of financial services to institutional investors, “to integrate State Street’s custodial services into the Paxos Settlement Service.” As part of the pilot, State Street was able “to… Read More

Shade: Binance Discusses the Importance of Fiat Backed Stablecoins

While TerraUSD (UST) has lost more than half of its dollar-pegged stablecoin value, Binance – the issuer of its own stablecoin – has published a blog post discussing the importance of fiat-backed stablecoins. As the crypto world knows, UST is an algorithmic stablecoin designed to… Read More

Paxos Receives Preliminary MAS Digital Services Approval in Singapore

Paxos, a blockchain infrastructure platform, announced it has received in-principle approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate digital payments token services under the Payment Services Act 2019. With this license, Paxos becomes one of the first blockchain services providers to meet the highest standard… Read More

Confirmed: Meta’s Diem to be Sold for $200 Million

Facebook/Meta’s (NASDAQ:FB) digital currency venture Diem will be sold to Silvergate Capital for $200 million, according to WSJ.com. It was previously rumored that the failed cryptocurrency project was on the auction block as Meta threw in the towel on a project that once sought to… Read More

Meta’s Diem Project For Sale: Report

Diem, the digital currency project previously known as Libra created by Meta (NASDAQ:FB) (formerly doing business as Facebook) may be for sale. According to a report by Bloomberg, Diem is on the auction block due to “regulatory pressure.” Initially launched with great fanfare as a… Read More

Digital Collectibles: Meta’s Social Media Networks Facebook and Instagram to Enter Fast-Evolving NFT Markets

Meta’s (NASDAQ: FB) two leading social media networks, Facebook and Instagram, are reportedly looking to enter the fast-evolving non-fungible token (NFT) sector. The tech giant will be focusing on making it seamless for Facebook and Instagram users to issue, trade and showcase their NFTs. As… Read More

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