CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Indices on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Others

CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on multiple major finance platforms. CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on Nasdaq Global Index Data Service, Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters Eikon and Börse Stuttgart. The news was revealed in a post on the crypto data firm’s blog, published on March […]

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Report From Former CFTC Chairman Calls for Advanced Crypto Regulations

A recently published report from former CFTC chairman Timothy Massad has called for better regulations on crypto assets. A recent report published for the Brookings Institution is calling for enhanced regulations on cryptocurrencies. The report was authored by Harvard University fellow Timothy Massad, who served as chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission […]

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Québécois Regulator Calls for Investors in Non-Compliant Blockchain Firm to Come Forward

Québec’s financial markets regulator has asked investors in Blockchain Lab to come forward. Québec’s financial markets regulator has asked investors in the firm Laboratoire Blockchain to come forward, now that the firm and associated individuals face a sweep of injunctive orders over their alleged violations of securities laws. The appeal was made in an official […]

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Nasdaq Licences Its Market Surveillance Tech to Crypto Startup Bcause

Nasdaq has licensed U.S.-based crypto startup Bcause LLC to use its trading, clearing and market surveillance technology. United States-based crypto startup Bcause LLC will use Nasdaq’s trading, clearing and market surveillance technology, Nasdaq announced in a press release today, March 13. According to the announcement, Bcause will use the tech for its spot cryptocurrency market, […]

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CFTC Requires Trading Platform to Pay $990K for Illegal Bitcoin-Related Transactions

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading commission fined a Marshall Islands-based startup and its owner for illegally trading with U.S. customers. The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced Monday, March 11, that international securities dealer 1pool Ltd. and its CEO Patrick Brunner must pay a total of $990,000 for illicit Bitcoin (BTC) transactions […]

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CFTC Chair: Blockchain Could Have Transformed Regulators Real-Time Response to 2008 Crash

The chairman of the CFTC says that blockchain would have transformed regulators’ real-time responses to the 2008 global financial crash. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (СFTC), has said that blockchain would have transformed regulators’ real-time responses to the the 2008 global financial crash, if it had been in use […]

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