Articles with tag: crypto asset

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Polymath adds Coinbase Custody to its Service Provider Ecosystem

20 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

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

FCA bans crypto-derivatives selling to retail consumers

08 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

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

The European Commission releases legislative package for crypto assets

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

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

25 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

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

21 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

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

BitPay expands wallet app features with Wyre integration

17 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

US-based crypto payments provider BitPay has issued a new feature enabling users to buy cryptocurrency from within the BitPay Wallet App using Wyre

BitPay, Wire, crypto wallet, crypto asset, BitPay Wallet App, ETH, payments, biometric authentication, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, XRP, stablecoin

Digital wallet Paysafe selects Kraken as a crypto liquidity provider

03 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Specialised payments platform Paysafe has become the latest enterprise to choose Kraken, a US-based cryptocurrency exchange, as a crypto asset liquidity provider.

Paysafe, Kraken, cryptocurrency exchange, US, Skrill, Neteller, crypto assets

FCA to take over the crypto assets promotion

28 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The UK Government has proposed to bring the promotion of crypto assets into the scope of the FCA’s existing oversight, rather than creating a new framework for these products.

UK, cryptocurrency, FCA, crypto assets, regulation, CFD

EU's proposed framework for crypto assets market

23 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

European Commission, EU, framework, Europe, Forbes, crypto assets, market, virtual currencies, European Parliament, blockchain observatory, legislation, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, European Banking Authority, EBA, European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation

European Commission promises 'strong' rules for Facebook's Libra

25 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Commission has announced plans to present later in 2020 new rules to develop a ‘sound’ crypto-asset market in the EU.

European Commission, Facebook, Libra, stablecoins, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, regulation

KPMG rolls out crypto asset management tools

23 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

KPMG has developed a suite of tools that aims to assist both traditional financial companies and fintech startups offer tightly managed crypto-asset services.

KPMG, financial companies, startups, fintechs, advanced analytics, blockchain, crypto assets, auditing

Japanese revised crypto laws to be enforced starting with May 1, 2020

06 Apr 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Japanese House of Representatives have announced that the Payment Services Act (PSA) and Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA) will be enforced starting with May 1, 2020.

crypto asset, derivatives, tokens, ICO, cryptocurrency, regulation, Japan, FIEA, PSA

Dutch bank ING works on crypto custody tech

13 Dec 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

According to Reuters, ING has announced working on an initiatine to provide secure crypto storage facilities for the bank's customers.

ING, crypto assets, banking, online banking, crypto storage, Netherlands, cryptocurrency, blockchain, bitcoin, Europe

USD 200 mln Bitcoin Cash investment fund planned by Bitcoin.com

21 Nov 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin.com has announced it is planning to launch its USD 200 million Bitcoin Cash (BCH) investment fund.

Bitcoin Cash, investment fund, Bitcoin.com, cryptocurrency, digital assets, crypto assets, hard fork, payment gateways, processors remittances, wallet, merchant, acquirers

British Tax Authority releases crypto guidance for businesses and enterprises

05 Nov 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued guidance for businesses and enterprises for crypto asset exchange tokens following up a year-old promise, according to CoinDesk.

HMRC, crypto asset exchange, tokens, mining, Bitcoin, tax laws, cryptocurrency

Bitwala allows Bitcoin bank accounts in 31 European countries

05 Sep 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Bitwala has launched a new app, which will enable users to open a German bank account with an integrated Bitcoin wallet, via their smartphones.

Bitwala, launch, Bitcoin, bank accounts, Europe, cryptocurrency, digital assets, trading fee, fintech, banking license, crypto assets

Gemini expands in Australia, but not supporting its own GUSD

22 Aug 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Crypto exchange and custodian company Gemini has revealed it is expanding to Australia, enabling residents of the country to use its platform to buy, sell, and store crypto.

Gemini, launch, Australia, GUSD, cryptocurrencies, crypto assets, digital coins, stablecoin, Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Zcash, Gemini dollar

Silvergate Bank to offer cryptocurrency-collateralised loans

19 Aug 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Silvergate Capital Corporation, the holding company of cryptocurrency-friendly Silvergate Bank, has unveiled that it plans to offer cryptocurrency-collateralised loans.

Silvergate Bank, cryptocurrency, collateralised loans, banks, digital currency, SEC, crypto assets, risk

FATF, G20 discuss about security of digital asset transactions

24 Jun 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has released a new guidance paper covering digital assets and digital asset service providers, G20 following this initiative.

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PwC unveils audit solution for cryptocurrency

21 Jun 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

PwC has announced an addition to their existing ‘Halo’ suite of auditing tools, to provide assurance services for entities engaging in cryptocurrency transactions.

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