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Paxos applies for clearinghouse license from SEC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Apr 2021

US-based stablecoin operator Paxos has announced applying for a formal license as a clearinghouse with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

cryptocurrency, stablecoin, trading platform, banking licence

Britain to focus on regulating stablecoins

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Apr 2021

The financial services minister of Britain has announced that Britain will focus first on regulating stablecoins rather than the broader cryptocurrency market.

cryptocurrency, stablecoin, financial services, regulation, distributed ledger technology, Bitcoin, e-money

Japan's central bank rolls out experiments on issuing digital currency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Apr 2021

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has begun experiments to study the feasibility of issuing its own digital currency.

central bank, stablecoin, CBDC, digital currency, payment processing, digital payments

EQUOS expands its stablecoin offering by listing Tether

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Apr 2021

EQUOS, Diginex’s institutional-grade cryptocurrency exchange, has expanded its stablecoin offering by listing Tether (USDT). 

stablecoin, product launch, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin, Ethereum

Visa to allow payment settlements using USD Coin crypto, Reuters

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Mar 2021

Visa has announced it will allow the use of the cryptocurrency USD Coin to settle transactions on its payment network, according to Reuters.

Ethereum, blockchain, Bitcoin, stablecoin, digital assets, partnership, Visa

The Bank of Thailand to introduce stablecoin regulation

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Mar 2021

An assistant governor of Thailand has announced that The Bank of Thailand (BOT) will regulate foreign currency-backed stablecoins, asset-backed stablecoins, and algorithmic stablecoins that are not illegal. 

banks, stablecoin, regulation, Bitcoin, Ethereum

Seba launches SEBA Gold Token

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Mar 2021

The Switzerland-based crypto bank Seba has announced launching a gold-backed stablecoin together with its partners Argor-Heraeus and aXedras.

product launch, cryptocurrency, stablecoin, Token, tokenization

Lugh announces the creation of French digital asset pegged to the Euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Mar 2021

The Lugh Company has announced the creation of the first French digital asset pegged to the Euro.

digital assets, stablecoin, blockchain, bank account, digital euro, product launch

The Kessler Collection partners with BitPay to accept cryptocurrency payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Mar 2021

The Kessler Collection, a US-based luxury hotel group, has decided to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment, had has partnered with BitPay, a provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services. 

partnership, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, stablecoin

Stablecoin project Fei Labs gets USD 19 mln funding

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Mar 2021

Fei Labs, a project said-to-be building a more capital-efficient decentralised stablecoin, has raised USD 19 million in funding. 

funding, Token, DeFi, stablecoin, digital assets

SEBA Bank to issue Gold Token

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Mar 2021

SEBA Bank, a FINMA licenced bank has partnered with Argor-Heraeus and aXedras to create a Gold Token. 

blockchain, partnership, banks, stablecoin

Zytara selects i2c to roll out digital banking platform

News | Payments General | 01 Mar 2021

Zytara, a digital banking platform and payment network designed for Millennials, has selected i2c, a provider of digital payment and banking technology, to launch a digital banking platform.

partnership, digital banking, virtual card, debit card, stablecoin, i2c

South Africa rolls out second CBDC trial

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Feb 2021

South Africa has announced Project Khokha 2 to explore the use of both a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) and a wholesale settlement token, for interbank use.

Project Khokha, CBDC, blockchain, Corda, R3, stablecoin, Token

Fireblocks, First launch institutional Diem infrastructure for VASPs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Feb 2021

Fireblocks and First have launched a wallet and infrastructure for financial institutions to connect to the Diem network to facilitate transactions.

stablecoin, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, VASPs, partnership, Fireblocks, exchanges, lending desks, custodians, banks, trading desks

COINQVEST, nTokens to introduce crypto payment processing to businesses in Brazil

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Feb 2021

COINQVEST has partnered with Brazil-based digital currency provider nTokens to offer its enterprise cryptocurrency processing platform to businesses and markets in Brazil, according to the official press release.

COINQVEST, nTokens, cryptocurrency payments, payments processing, Brazil, cryptocurrency, stablecoin, PIX

The untapped potential of digital money in cross-border payments and trading

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 27 Jan 2021

The Paypers' Mirela Ciobanu dives deeper into how digital money can affect cross-border payments, and the challenges merchants have to face when trading internationally

The Paypers, digital money, cross-border payments, trading, COVID-19, ecommerce, currencies, supply, payment methods, regulations, global merchants, payment ecosystem, PSP, CBDC, crypto, stablecoin

Wirex, Stellar research suggests crypto mass adoption is close

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jan 2021

Wirex in partnership with the Stellar Development Foundation has unveiled research into cryptocurrency that suggests crypto mass adoption is close.

digital economy, survey, cryptocurrency, crypto payments, stablecoin, blockchain, security, Wirex, Stellar

Worldline, Gold Global to launch DaVinci Gold token

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Jan 2021

Europe-based PSP Worldline has partnered with Gold Global to offer the DaVinci Gold token based on Worldline’s stablecoins management infrastructure, according to the official press release. 

Worldline, Gold Global, DaVinci Gold, Token, cryptocurrency, blockchain, DaVinci Coins, CBDC, Worldline DAM, Digital Asset, Fiat, stablecoin

US regulator allows blockchains and stablecoins to be used as settlement by banks

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Jan 2021

The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has given the green light to national banks and federal savings institutions to use public blockchains and stablecoins for settlement.

US, blockchain, stablecoin, banking, settlement, OCC, compliance, AML, Bank Secrecy Act, blockchain

New all-time high for Bitcoin, possible attributed to PayPal, Square, and Visa

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Dec 2020

Bitcoin has hit a new all-time high on 16 December 2020, when it went all above USD 20,000.

Coinbase, Binance, Bitcoin, PayPal, Venmo, Visa, Square, crypto, payments, cards, stablecoin, Circle