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Tesla invests 1.5 bln in Bitcoin, driving price up

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Feb 2021

Bitcoin has surged roughly 8% on 8 February amid news that Tesla invested USD 1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency and may even start accepting it as payment for its products.

Tesla, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, musk, investment, digital assets, crypto assets, fx risk, tsla, Bitcoin payment

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

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

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

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

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

Digital wallet Paysafe selects Kraken as a crypto liquidity provider

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Aug 2020

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Jul 2020

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jul 2020

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

PayPal confirms plans to enter the crypto market

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Jul 2020

Digital payments company PayPal has published a letter to the European Commission revealing that is developing crypto-asset management capabilities.

PayPal, crypto, digital payments, European Commission, crypto-assets, cryptocurrency market, AML, CFT

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jun 2020

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jun 2020

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

Dutch bank ING works on crypto custody tech

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Dec 2019

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Nov 2019

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

Bitwala allows Bitcoin bank accounts in 31 European countries

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Sep 2019

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Aug 2019

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Aug 2019

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