The Revival of General Partnerships in the Age of Tokenomics, Part 1

The general partnership is an almost forgotten business form. Could it be a suitable model for doing international commerce and startups? Adopted in England in 1890, general partnerships have become a near-forgotten practice in favor of other forms of doing business, but with the appearance of e-commerce, cryptocurrencies, tokenomics and global crowdsourcing, they may experience […]

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Solving Information Leakage in Off-Exchange Crypto Trading

Multiparty computation could solve intentional and unintentional leak of the information, providing better security for crypto trading. Off-exchange liquidity venues have been widely used by institutional investors to keep large trades confidential. Although they are not perfect and can be gamed by high-frequency traders, off-exchange alternative trading systems remain popular in equities. They are starting […]

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UK Financial Watchdog Seeks Cryptocurrency Expert to Address EU Regulations

The United Kingdom’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, is looking to hire a specialist with a cryptocurrency background. The United Kingdom’s major financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is looking to hire a specialist with a cryptocurrency background. Specifically, the FCA is seeking an intelligence associate with crypto expertise to address digital assets […]

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Coinbase Launches International Cryptocurrency Custody Arm

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase established a second Irish firm to expand its crypto custody services to European institutions. Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has established an entity in Ireland to expand its crypto custody services to European institutions. According to a Coinbase announcement published on Jan. 30, the new entity is called […]

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LocalBitcoins Quietly Suspends Accounts in Multiple Regions Without Notice

Finnish P2P exchange LocalBitcoins is allegedly quietly suspending user accounts, citing an “enhanced due diligence process.” Popular Bitcoin (BTC) exchange platform LocalBitcoins is allegedly suspending user accounts with little fanfare, citing an “enhanced due diligence process.” Finland-based LocalBitcoins, one of major global peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchanges, has reportedly suspended user accounts in some countries in […]

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