Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches R&D Center

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb establishes its own research and development center. South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has established its own research and development (R&D) center. According to an announcement on Jan. 6, the initiative makes Bithumb the first company with a blockchain and cryptocurrency research center in South Korea. Bithumb expressed high hopes for […]

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South Korean Presidential Committee Recommends Allowing Bitcoin Derivatives

A South Korean presidential committee has reportedly recommended that the government allow the development of cryptocurrency derivatives in the country. The South Korean Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (PCFIR) has recommended the government to allow financial institutions to launch cryptocurrency-based financial products. Local English-language news outlet BusinessKorea reported on Jan. 6 that the […]

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Bithumb Crypto Exchange Reportedly Considers Litigating $68.9M Tax Bill

Major South Korean crypto exchange BitHumb considers administrative litigation over $68.9 million tax bill. Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is reportedly looking to undertake administrative litigation over an $68.9 million (80 billion won) tax bill. English-language local news outlet KoreaHerald reported on Dec. 29 that the local tax agency has handed down over 80 […]

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