• So. Jun 20th, 2021

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  • $71B in crypto has reportedly passed through ‘blockchain island’ Malta since 2017

$71B in crypto has reportedly passed through ‘blockchain island’ Malta since 2017

Malta’s strategy to become a global enclave for digital assets appears to be working, though lax regulatory oversight has raised concerns over money laundering and other financial crime.  Roughly $71…

Economist says El Salvador ‚on road to death‘, salaries paid in e-CNY …

Our Man in Shanghai has refused to let recent regulations slow down the news coming from China. Enterprise blockchain, central bank digital currencies and start up projects continue to make…

What to expect from Bitcoin as a legal tender

For much of its life, Bitcoin (BTC) has been viewed mainly as a speculative financial instrument, but El Salvador’s dramatic move in making BTC a legal tender is a reminder…

Over 2 million adults in UK now hold crypto, FCA survey finds

A new study by the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority has indicated a significant increase in cryptocurrency ownership in the country. On Thursday, the FCA published the results of a consumer survey…

Hong Kong brokerage Futu halts crypto futures over regulatory issues

A major Hong Kong-based online brokerage firm has reportedly suspended cryptocurrency futures trading due to regulatory concerns. Futu Securities, one of the biggest trading brokerages in Asia, has halted support…

Indonesia’s central bank marshals staff to enforce crypto payments ban

Indonesia’s central bank governor, Perry Warjiyo, is mobilizing official supervisors to enforce the country’s ban on financial institutions using crypto assets as a means of payment. During a virtual seminar…

El Salvador minister says it’s too early to use Bitcoin for wages

El Salvador’s Minister of Labor and Social Welfare has said that the country is not yet ready to adopt Bitcoin (BTC) for salary payments. In a Wednesday tweet, Rolando Castro…

El Salvador reportedly weighing paying employees in Bitcoin

Rolando Castro, the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare in El Salvador has said that the government is discussing whether companies in the country should pay their employees in Bitcoin.…

Lack of crypto regulations alarming, says Italy’s stock market regulator

Paolo Savona, the chairman of the Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (Consob) — Italy’s securities regulator — has raised alarms over crypto’s growing popularity in the absence…

Korean banks will need to classify crypto exchange clients as ‘high risk’

New rules announced by South Korea’s Financial Services Commission, or FSC, are expected to affect around 60 unauthorized cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, and a new policy for banks will…