G20 Finance Leaders Ask Global Regulators to Consider Multilateral Response to Crypto

G20 finance ministers and central governors ask the Financial Stability Board and other regulators to consider a multilateral approach to crypto. G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have asked the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and global standard-setting organizations to monitor risks around crypto assets. The request was made in a joint communiqué published on […]

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LocalBitcoin Loses Traders After Cash Trading Ban: ‘Not Very Local’

Peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform LocalBitcoins removes in-person cash deals — what does that mean for the future of cash trades? On June 1, Finnish peer-to-peer (p2p) bitcoin (BTC) trading platform LocalBitcoins quietly removed in-person cash trading from its service. Three days later, the company publicly confirmed the ban on Twitter. As per the accompanying statement, […]

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Crypto OTC Trading, Explained

How OTC trading conquers the crypto world and why its volumes are drastically different from those of crypto exchanges. Here is everything you want to know. How are these issues solved? As the OTC market evolves, companies are working on building trusted custodial solutions and risk management systems. The OTC market is expected to continue […]

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Tokenization, Explained

An ultimate guide to tokenization, one of crypto’s hottest buzzwords. Can a tokenized economy actually become a reality? It is a fair assumption, and — as described above — there are signs to suggest an industry is emerging. Yes, the regulatory frameworks should be adjusted, if not for all the countries on the planet but […]

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Rakuten Wallet Partners With CipherTrace to Assure Safety of Its Upcoming Crypto Exchange

Rakuten Wallet has partnered with blockchain security firm CipherTrace to assure AML compliance for the company’s upcoming crypto exchange. A subsidiary of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, Rakuten Wallet, has partnered with blockchain security firm CipherTrace to assure Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance for the company’s upcoming crypto exchange. The development was announced in a press release […]

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