Pushing for Crypto Self-Regulation Amid Tightening Government Scrutiny

With government regulations becoming more stringent, crypto businesses are coming together to form self-regulating bodies for the industry. Self-regulation is once again a trending topic in the cryptocurrency landscape as major exchange platforms have announced the creation of self-regulated organizations (SROs) to achieve some standardization in digital currency governance. Government regulators across various jurisdictions continue to […]

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Alfa-Bank, Commerzbank Pilot Cross-Border Payments on R3’s Marco Polo

Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company, in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, launch a Russia-Germany payment pilot via R3’s Marco Polo Network. Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company (NLMK), in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, are piloting Russia-Germany cross-border payments on R3’s Marco Polo network. Powered by R3’s Marco Polo Blockchain Global Trade Network On […]

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Bank of Ireland Execs Back Out of Testifying in OneCoin Scam Hearings

Bank of Ireland executives have backed out of testifying before the U.S. Government in the criminal proceedings regarding OneCoin multi-million scam. Bank of Ireland (BOI) executives have backed out of the testimony before the United States Government in the criminal proceedings regarding a $400 million worth money laundering scheme through cryptocurrency scam OneCoin. No testimony […]

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VanEck: 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Improves Investment Portfolio Upside

VanEck’s new research “The Investment Case for Bitcoin” argues that exposure to BTC greatly increases a portfolio’s return. Major United States investment management firm VanEck has listed four reasons why Bitcoin (BTC) improves an investment portfolio upside. On Oct. 8, VanEck released research titled “The Investment Case for Bitcoin,” aiming to determine what role the […]

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