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OKX Adds Copy Trading in Move to Overhaul Trading Experience

OKX has announced a new feature labeled “Copy Trading” in a move to “overhaul the trading experience.” Copy Trading is a tool that enables Social Trading. Users can follow high-performing traders and replicate their trades in new real-time. OKX states that there is a common… Read More

OKX Publishes Proof of Reserves

OKX, one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, has published its Proof of Reserves (PoR) for the second time. OKX says this is part of its commitment to transparency, adding that it plans to publish PoR each month on the 22nd.  Following the… Read More

Upstream Reports Two New Digital Security Listings

Digital securities exchange Upstream, part of MERJ, has announced two new digital securities on its exchange which are cross-listed on OTC Markets. Creatd, Inc. (OTCQB: CRTD) has announced that it has started the application process to dual-list its shares on Upstream. As well today, iQSTEL,… Read More

Nasdaq Listed ShiftPixy Plans to Trade Shares on Digital Securities Platform Upstream, Powered by MERJ

ShiftPixy, Inc. (NASDAQ: PIXY) has announced a plan to “duel list” its shares on digital securities marketplace Upstream, a platform powered by MERJ and Horizon Fintex. ShiftPixy has a current market cap of around $585 million. ShiftPixy has been going through a period of transition… Read More

Former BitMEX Executive Pleads Guilty to Single Charge

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Gregory Dwyer, a former head of business development at BitMEX, has pleaded guilty to a single charge of violating the Bank Secrecy Act, according to a report in WSJ.com. Dwyer was one of BitMEX’s first employees during a period of rapid growth for the crypto… Read More

CoinFLEX Launches US Facing Crypto Exchange

CoinFLEX, a crypto futures exchange and yield platform, has announced the launch of a US-facing marketplace CoinFLEX.US. CoinFLEX is ostensibly based in Seychelles. Based in Miami – a burgeoning Fintech hub, the US subsidiary will offer zero-fee trading and interest-earning stablecoin flexUSD. CoinFLEX is backed… Read More

BitMEX Partners with Tokeny on Forthcoming BMEX Token

BitMEX, a crypto derivatives exchange, has enlisted the help of Tokeny to support its forthcoming BMEX token launch. BitMEX is using the BMEX airdrop to incentivize new users and recently announced adding over 50,000 new users to its platform. Alexander Höptner, CEO of BitMEX, said… Read More

BitMEX Reports 50,000 New Users Following Token Airdrop

BitMEX, a crypto derivatives exchange that expects to launch a spot market later this year, says it has added 50,000 new users following the launch of the BMEX token on December 21, 2021. BitMEX is using the airdrop to incentivize new users following a challenging… Read More

BitMEX Continues to Rebuild with New CMO Hire

BitMEX, a crypto exchange in the derivatives market that is planning to soon add a spot market, has hired a new Chief Commercial Officer – Rupertus Rothenhaeuser. BitMEX has been in a rebuilding mode following the exit of its founder and former CEO Arthur Hayes… Read More

BitMEX Users Eligible for Airdrop of Native Token BMEX

Digital asset exchange BitMEX has announced its native token, BMEX. The tokens commence its airdrop on 1 February 2022 with the token becoming tradeable on BitMEX upon the launch of its Spot exchange in early Q2 2022. BitMEX is a crypto derivatives – futures marketplace… Read More

MERJ Exchange Plans “First” Tokenized SPAC

Horizon Globex GmbH and MERJ Exchange Limited are partnering on what is said to be the first tokenized SPAC or special purpose acquisition company. The joint venture is described as revolutionizing SPACs. The SPAC  IPO is predicted to reach $100 million in value. The launch… Read More

United Nations Experts Claim that North Korea Might be Responsible for $281 Million Crypto Hacking Incident, KuCoin May have been Victim

A new United Nations inquiry into the reported theft of $281 million in crypto-assets from  KuCoin, a major digital currency exchange, in September 2020 “strongly suggests” links to North Korea. Industry participants claim that Seychelles-headquartered KuCoin could be the victim of one of the largest… 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

Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange Launches BitMEX Mobile, the Crypto Derivatives Platform’s Trading App for Smartphone Users

The Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), the world’s largest cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform in terms of volume, has introduced support for mobile trading. The Seychelles-registered and Hong Kong operated exchange noted: “As part of our promise to our users to keep improving our offering, we’re delighted… Read More

Leading Crypto Derivatives Exchange, BitMEX, Announces Mandatory ID Checks for All Digital Asset Traders on its Platform

The Seychelles registered Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), the world’s largest cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, announced on August 14, 2020, that it will be introducing a user verification program. The Hong Kong-operated exchange noted that it will be launching its User Verification Program “at 00:00 UTC on… Read More

Seychelles-based Huobi Group Introduces Blockchain Analytics Tools for Identifying Illicit Cryptocurrency Transactions

Seychelles-based Huobi Group, a blockchain and digital assets firm, is introducing an on-chain analytics tool, called Star Atlas, for monitoring and identifying illicit cryptocurrency transfers. The exchange’s Star Atlas tool allows users to track on-chain crypto-asset transactions in real-time. With the launch of this new… Read More

Security Token: MERJ Exchange to List Tokenized Offering of Collectible Cars

MERJ Exchange, the official stock exchange of Seychelles and a marketplace seeking to leverage digital security offerings, has partnered with Liechtenstein-based CurioInvest to tokenize “supercars” enabling investors to participate in security tokens backed by collectible cars. According to MERJ, the listings could bring up to… Read More

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Interdax Launches Public Testnet for Feedback

Interdax, a digital assets exchange offering crypto derivative contracts has opened its testnet to the public, according to a company release. Interdax, registered in the Seychelles, said its crypto derivatives platform takes a “novel approach to trading” by giving investors the option to interact and… Read More

National Exchange of Seychelles MERJ Opens Initial Public Offering of Tokenized Equity, STO Available to International Investors

MERJ, the national stock exchange of Seychelles, has kicked off its initial public offering (IPO) of tokenized equity. The digital asset is the first security token offering (STO) of a regulated stock exchange anywhere. The IPO values the 8-year old exchange at USD $25 million…. Read More

BitMEX Hires Derek Gobel as General Counsel

HDR Global Trading Limited (dba BitMEX) has appointed Derek Gobel as the group’s General Counsel, according to a release. BitMEX is a large crypto derivatives trading platform that is licensed in the Seychelles. Arthur Hayes, BitMEX co-founder and CEO issued the following statement: “Derek brings… Read More

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