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OKEx to resume withdrawals after the temporary suspension

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Nov 2020

OKEx, a global cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, has announced that withdrawal services of all digital assets will be resumed before 27 November 2020.

cryptocurrency exchange, crypto, OKEx, digital assets, derivatives exchange

Gemini chooses ClearBank for UK banking services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Nov 2020

Cloud-based clearing bank ClearBank has been selected by cryptocurrency exchange and custodian Gemini as its UK banking services provider. 

Gemini, ClearBank, UK, banking, cloud, clearing bank, cryptocurrency, crypto assets, Faster Payments, CHAPS, FCA, EMI

Solaris Digital Assets, Bitwala to collaborate on digital asset custody solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Nov 2020

Germany-based Solaris Digital Assets has partnered with crypto-banking company Bitwala, to collaborate on a digital asset custody solution.

Solarisbank, Solaris Digital Assets, Bitwala, digital assets, Banking-as-a-Service, BaaS, digital bank, Bitcoin, Ethereum

Blockpass provides eKYC services for Base Protocol

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Nov 2020

Blockpass has revealed its latest partner in the form of Base Protocol, a synthetic crypto asset that derives its price from the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies.

Blockpass, digital identity, eKYC, KYC, AML, cryptocurrency, crypto assets, Base Protocol, BASE tokens

Monetary Authority of Singapore to adopt enhanced Financial Action Task Force standards

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Nov 2020

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently proposed amendments to the Payment Services Act (PS Act).

Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, Payment Services Act, VASPs, AML, FATF, crypto providers, virtual assets, Singapore

ZebPay to launch non-fungible crypto token and marketplace in India

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Nov 2020

ZebPay, a Bitcoin and crypto asset exchange based in India, has announced plans to launch a non-fungible token (NFT).

Ethereum, Dazzle, ZebPay, cryptocurrency exchange, India, Bitcoin, digital assets, NFT, tokens

Crypto app ZenGo to launch Visa debit card

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Nov 2020

ZenGo, a mobile app that manages cryptocurrencies, has announced plans to launch a Visa debit card in the US.

Crypto app, ZenGo, Visa debit card, cryptocurrency, mobile app, crypto assets

Polymath adds Coinbase Custody to its Service Provider Ecosystem

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Oct 2020

US-based digital asset custodian Coinbase Custody has been added to the Polymath Service Provider Marketplace. 

Polymath, Coinbase Custody, Service Provider Ecosystem, Polymath Service Provider Marketplace, US, digital asset, custodian, KYC, AML, custody storage, token, NYDFS, regulation, crypto, cryptocurrency, crypto assets

Gate.io rolls out hardware wallet with fingerprint recognition technology

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Oct 2020

Gate.io, a global digital asset exchange, has announced the launch of its hardware wallet, Wallet S1, to help users store their assets and private keys.

BTC, ETH, EOS, digital assets, DeFi, hardware wallet, Gate.io, Wallet S1, private key, digital asset exchange

Crypto to pose challenges to law enforcement activities, according to DOJ

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Oct 2020

Cryptocurrencies pose an emerging challenge to law enforcement activities; the US Attorney General William Barr’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has mentioned in DOJ’s ‘Crypto Enforcement Framework’.

Financial Action Task Force, cryptocurrency, money laundering, digital assets, DOJ, US, virtual assets, blockchains

FCA bans crypto-derivatives selling to retail consumers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Oct 2020

The FCA has published final rules banning the sale of derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) that reference certain types of crypto assets to retail consumers, starting with 6 January 2021.

FCA, UK, crypto derivatives, retail, exchange traded notes, ETNs, derivatives, crypto assets, Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple, tokens, contract for difference, CFDs

With over USD 410 bln in aggregate Tier 1 capital, French banks strengthen their capital position in Europe

News | Payments General | 08 Oct 2020

French banks have hit the leading position in Europe with more than USD 410bn in aggregate Tier 1 capital, overtaking UK financial institutions for the first time.

banking, French banks, banks, Tier 1, liquidity, assets, banking system, Europe, stress test

The European Commission releases legislative package for crypto assets

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Sep 2020

In September 2020, the European Commission has published a legislative package for crypto assets in the EU. 

European Commission, legislative, crypto assets, cryptoassets, Digital Finance Strategy, Regulation on Markets in Crypto Assets, Pilot Regime for Market Infrastructures, DLT, regulations, best practices, national frameworks, CASPs, Crypto Asset Service Providers, Single Market, EU legislation, standardisation, crypto regulations

EU to launch crypto-assets regime by 2024, EU documents say

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Sep 2020

The European Union aims to introduce new rules within four years to modernise cross-border payments using of blockchain and crypto assets like stablecoins, two EU documents showed.

Stablecoins, cryptocurrency, blockchain, Libra token, Instant payments, crypto assets, Europe

Ziglu opens crowdfunding round

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Sep 2020

Challenger and FCA-authorised Electronic Money Institution Ziglu have opened a crowdfunding round to the public. 

Ziglu, crowdfunding, challenger, FCA, authorisation, Electronic Money Institution, product development, global challenger, investors, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, p2p payments, digital payments, UK account, digital assets, cyber-attacks, fiat currencies, 5th money laundering directive, crypto assets

Bitcoin wealth more evenly spread with smaller accounts, report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Sep 2020

Coin Metrics has released a report regarding Bitcoin (BTC) and its decentralisation process, which ‘encompasses a large number of loosely-coupled characteristics.’

Bitcoin, BTC, accounts, report, Bitcoin block, mining, control, wealth distribution, token, digital assets, decentralisation, crypto currency, hashpower, whales, digital currency network, Coin Metrics, crypto platforms, payments and savings

Binance continues European-wide launch of its Binance Visa Card

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Sep 2020

Binance, a global blockchain company behind a large digital asset exchange, has announced the expansion of its Binance Visa Card to all eligible users from the European Economic Area (EEA).

BTC, BNB, SXP, BUSD assets, Binance Spot Wallet, blockchain, Binance Visa Card

SmartStream creates derivatives component for MiFID SI Regime to meet September deadline

News | Payments General | 10 Sep 2020

SmartStream has announced derivatives is supported in its Systematic Internaliser (SI) Registry service, to help clients meet the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) deadline of September 15, 2020.

SmartStream, financial software, Systematic Internaliser, SI, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, MiFID II, derivatives, assets

European asset servicing company selects FIS for cross-border payment standardisation

News | Payments General | 03 Sep 2020

Financial technology provider FIS has signed a long-term agreement with CACEIS, jointly owned by Credit Agricole and Santander, to provide the asset servicing company with payment solutions.

FIS, assets, cross border payments, ISO 20022, real-time payments, SEPA Credit Transfer, Direct Debit, Instant Payments, SWIFT gpi

Coinify, Galaxus enable ecommerce payments using Sygnum Bank DCHF stablecoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Aug 2020

Coinify, Sygnum Bank, and Galaxus have announced the world’s first ecommerce transaction using a bank-issued stablecoin, according to the official press release.

Coinify, Sygnum Bank, Galaxus, stablecoin, ecommerce, payments, digital currency, blockchain, digital assets