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UK Google Trends: Bitcoin Is More Popular Than Boris

Thousands of UK protestors have taken to the streets of major cities like London, Manchester, Liverpool, and Belfast. The citizens are expressing their dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision on requesting the Queen of England to prorogue parliament. Some people are arguing that this move is meant to deny parliament ample time to deliberate […]

Cardano Foundation Joins GDF to Regulate Cryptocurrencies & more

Cardano Foundation Joins GDF to Regulate Cryptocurrencies The Cardano Foundation recently joined the Global Digital Finance (GDF). The organization is dedicated to establish regulatory frames for the crypto space. This way Cardano wants to contribute to set the standard when dealing with cryptocurrencies like ADA. The GDF has several sections that dedicate themselves to different […]

Cardano Foundation Joins GDF to Regulate Cryptocurrencies & more

Cardano Foundation Joins GDF to Regulate Cryptocurrencies The Cardano Foundation recently joined the Global Digital Finance (GDF). The organization is dedicated to establish regulatory frames for the crypto space. This way Cardano wants to contribute to set the standard when dealing with cryptocurrencies like ADA. The GDF has several sections that dedicate themselves to different […]

Roundup – 11/03/2019 – Brazilian Court Rules Santander to Return Frozen Funds to Exchange & more

Brazilian Court Rules Santander to Return Frozen Funds to Exchange The Brazilian court of the state of Sao Paolo has ordered the Banco Santander to refund the cryptocurrency exchange Mercado Bitcoin the sum of R$1,350,733 (around $350,000). The bank had frozen the account of Mercado Bitcoin indicating that the exchange violated its policies. The court […]

Kraken Purchases UK Exchange Crypto Facilities

Kraken is one of the leading cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the United States. Over the past couple of years, it has been making serious progress and expanding. Just recently, Kraken has gone ahead to acquire Crypto Facilities. Crypto Facilities is a futures provider and cryptocurrency exchange program that is based in the United Kingdom. The company […]

Roundup – 21/01/2019 – South Africa Establishes Anti Crypto Policies & more

South Africa Establishes Anti Crypto Policies The Central Bank of South Africa has released a consultation paper that establishes an entirely new approach to cryptocurrencies in the country. It classifies cryptocurrencies as assets, recommends taxation and strong AML regulations. A very unorthodox approach is the Reserve Bank’s approach to make wallet providers liable to monitor […]

Eddie Hughes, A UK MP Is Proposing Tax Remittance In BTC

A British Member of Parliament in Westminster, Eddie Hughes, has broken the ice into what might become the next biggest discussion in many parliaments across the world. The MP is proposing that tax payments be made in Bitcoin. The MP who is a member of the Conservative Party of the UK sees Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain […]

Roundup – 09/10/2018 – First Crypto Investment Bank gains Major Investments & more

First crypto investment bank gains major investments The Swiss-based start-up called SEBA Crypto AG that is led by former UBS executives is attracting major investors for its funding round. Two companies have already announced that they are taking stakes at SEBA. Summer Capital, an asset management company from Hong Kong, and Black River Asset management […]

UK Finance Minister Says Solution To Hard Border Is Blockchain Technology

With the Irish border being the most divisive when it comes to the discussions on Brexit between the UK (United Kingdom) and the EU (European Union), the UK finance minister has opined that the solution could well lie in Blockchain technology. The Brexit Hard Border A member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, Phillip Hammond […]

Wirex, A Cryptocurrency Card Issuer Gets E-Money License In The UK

One of Europe’s most successful Crypto firms Wirex is now free to operate in the UK after the Financial Conduct Authority the country’s regulatory body granted it an e-money license. The license will see the Cryptocurrency card Issuer create e-money accounts in various different currencies. The company is hoping to get such licenses in Asia […]
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