Chainalysis to Provide Bitfinex With ‘Privacy-Safe’ Tools to Combat Crime

New York-based blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis is set to provide crypto exchange Bitfinex with its Anti-Money Laundering compliance solution. New York-based blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis is set to provide crypto exchange Bitfinex with its Anti-Money Laundering compliance solution. In a press release published on Dec. 12, both firms took pains to stress that the solution […]

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Reuters: Dutch Bank ING Working on Digital Asset Custody Technology

Amsterdam-based bank and financial services firm ING is reportedly developing cryptocurrency custody technology. Amsterdam-based bank ING is reportedly developing cryptocurrency custody technology, Reuters reported on Dec. 12. The digital assets custody service being developed by ING is purportedly part of one of the bank’s several blockchain-related initiatives and is still at an early stage of […]

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Blockchain Makes Money Laundering Risks Greater, Says Swiss Regulator

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority warned that blockchain tech increases the risk of money laundering in the country. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) warned the country that Switzerland is particularly prone to money laundering risks for reasons including the use of blockchain technology. In its first-ever yearly risk monitor report — published […]

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Crypto Exchange BTSE Eyes $50M for Exchange Token Sale on Liquid Network

Dubai-based crypto futures exchange BTSE plans to host the first-ever native exchange token sale based on Blockstream’s Bitcoin sidechain, the Liquid Network. Multi-currency and spot/futures exchange BTSE plans to host the first-ever native exchange token sale based on a Bitcoin (BTC) sidechain.  The exchange seeks to raise $50 million, Finance Magnates reports on Dec. 10, […]

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Ethereum Hard Fork Live, Stolen ETH Moved, ‘Hodlers Are Insane’: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 2–8

Ethereum completes the Istanbul hard fork, analysts warn “the halvening” will be a non-event, and research suggests crypto will replace fiat by 2030. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much […]

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