Finland: Financial Watchdog Adopts Role as Supervisory Authority for Crypto Sector

Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority is to assume its role as registration and supervisory authority for the crypto sector. Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) is set to assume its role as a registration authority and supervisory agency for crypto industry participants as new legislation comes into force this week. The news was revealed in an announcement […]

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Bitfury Institutional Bitcoin Mining Fund Gains EU Regulator Approval

The blockchain software giant will provide hardware and other support to the fund, which is administered by Swiss-based Final Frontier. Blockchain tech giant Bitfury has partnered with a Swiss investment firm to release a dedicated bitcoin mining fund for institutional investors, executives confirmed on Twitter on April 24. Bitfury, which develops various blockchain-related software along […]

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BlockShow Launches Crypto Fundraising Campaign for Notre Dame Reconstruction

BlockShow, an international blockchain event powered by Cointelegraph, has started a campaign to raise crypto for the Notre Dame cathedral reconstruction. BlockShow, an international blockchain event powered by Cointelegraph, has started a campaign to raise cryptocurrency for the Notre Dame cathedral reconstruction. The news was announced on BlockShow’s official Twitter account on April 16. In […]

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US Subsidiary of EU Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Seals Bitlicense From New York Regulator

The U.S. subsidiary of major European crypto exchange Bitstamp has been granted a virtual currency BitLicense. The United States subsidiary of major European crypto exchange Bitstamp has been granted a virtual currency license from New York state’s financial regulator, according to an official press release from the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) on […]

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EU Launches International Blockchain Association, Bringing Crypto One Step Closer to Mainstream Adoption

The EU’s launch of an international blockchain association is a pivotal step in providing regulatory certainty for early adopters. The European Union has officially launched the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) — with IBM, Accenture and Deutsche Telekom among the 100-plus members to have signed the association’s charter at a ceremony at the […]

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