Report: US Congressman Announces Plans for Federal Cryptocurrency and ICO Regulation

U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio announced plans to introduce a bill in the House of Representatives that would regulate ICOs and cryptocurrencies. U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson (R) has announced plans to introduce legislation that would clearly regulate cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), local Ohio news agency Cleveland.com reports Dec. 3. According to Cleveland.com, […]

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Europe Leads the Way With Crypto Exchange-Traded Products

Crypto exchange traded products prove divisive, as the SEC mulls over its latest landmark decision. On Nov. 16, Switzerland’s primary stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, announced that it will list the world’s first multi-crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP). Exchange-traded products (ETP) are derivatively priced securities that are traded on a national securities exchange. Their pricing derives […]

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Oil-Trading Blockchain Platform VAKT Launches With Shell, BP as First Users

JPMorgan’s Quorum technology forms the backbone of the latest blockchain solution for major oil industry players Shell, BP and others. Post trade management platform VAKT has launched its blockchain-based processing tool to an initial group of crude oil industry clients, a press release reports Nov. 29. VAKT, which uses JPMorgan’s Quorum blockchain technology to run, […]

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US Commodities Regulator CFTC Issues Smart Contracts Primer, Outlines Benefits and Risks

The U.S. CFTC’s fintech hub LabCFTC has issued a Primer on Smart Contracts, its second such publication dedicated to blockchain innovation. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s fintech innovation hub LabCFTC has issued a Primer on Smart Contracts, according to an official announcement Nov. 27. The primer is LabCFTC’s second fintech-educational publication, the first […]

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Crypto Exchange Bitstamp to Integrate New Platform for Market Monitoring

Crypto exchange Bitstamp will integrate a market surveillance platform developed by U.K.-based analytics software firm Irisium Ltd. to enhance customer protection. European cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp will integrate a new platform to improve compliance and customer protection, according to a press release published Nov. 27. Bitstamp has formed a partnership with British market surveillance firm Irisium […]

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Trading Bots vs Humans, Explained

Who’s better at turning a profit in the dynamic crypto world – a human or a bot? Several factors can determine whether traders or technology have the upper hand. What should I do to get the most out of my crypto bot? As we’ve mentioned, doing your homework and backtesting strategies can be a helpful […]

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