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Hong Kong securities official proposes stricter oversight of crypto trading

A senior executive for Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, or SFC, believes more needs to be done to tackle cryptocurrency fraud, offering clues about future guidance on digital asset…

Russian State Hermitage raises $440K via Binance NFT auction

Despite the Russian state maintaining a mostly unfriendly stance on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), a major state-backed museum is benefiting from the industry by raising hundreds of thousands of dollars…

Thai SEC intends to revoke operating license of Huobi crypto exchange

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission has temporarily suspended the services of the local branch of crypto exchange Houbi and recommended revoking its operating license with the Ministry of Finance. With…

Sept. 7 is ‘Bitcoin Day’ in El Salvador as BTC becomes legal tender

It is Sept. 7, and El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law has officially come into effect three months after its parliament passed the historic vote. The Central American nation is now the…

Russia not ready to accept Bitcoin as legal tender, says Kremlin

Amid El Salvador officially accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender today, the Russian government has reiterated its negative stance to a scenario where BTC could be accepted as an official…

Bitfinex launches security token platform regulated in Kazakhstan

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is moving into the security token offering (STO) industry by launching a new STO platform regulated in Kazakhstan. Bitfinex Securities, Bitfinex’s blockchain-based investment product provider,…

Caitlin Long takes aim at The New York Times over crypto ‚alarm‘ article

Avanti Bank and Trust CEO Caitlin Long has posted a rebuttal to a recent New York Times article claiming that crypto and decentralized finance is “disrupting the banking industry” so…

NFL reportedly bans teams from crypto advertisements and NFTS sales

The United States National Football League (NFL) has reportedly barred all teams and members from crypto-related sponsorships and advertisements, as well as nonfungible token (NFT) sales.  According to a report…

Crypto mining demand soars in Vietnam amid Bitcoin rally

The cryptocurrency mining market in Vietnam is reportedly reviving amid the renewed crypto rally, where Bitcoin (BTC) surged above $51,000 for the first time since May. Crypto-related entrepreneurs and enthusiasts…

Regulating crypto could give it ‚halo‘ of legitimacy, says UK watchdog

Regulators must step up protections for consumers who invest in crypto tokens but also keep in mind that overreach could backfire, the chair of the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority…