Malaysian Finance Ministry: Cryptocurrency Adoption Remains Low

Malaysia’s finance ministry says domestic and global adoption rates of cryptocurrencies are low, notwithstanding the significant attention the disruptive sector has garnered. Malaysia’s finance ministry says both domestic and global adoption rates of cryptocurrencies are low, notwithstanding the significant attention the disruptive sector has garnered. In its Economic Outlook 2020 report released today, the ministry […]

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Ex-Federal Prosecutor: US Blocking Libra Has National Security Implications

Ex-federal prosecutor and now Andreessen Horowitz partner Katie Haun argues that the United States blocking Facebook’s Libra will have national security implications. Ex-federal prosecutor and now Andreessen Horowitz partner Katie Haun has argued that the United States blocking Facebook’s Libra digital currency will have national security implications. Haun’s comments were reported in a CNBC profile […]

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Hong Kong’s SFC Releases Regulations for Crypto Fund Managers

Hong Kong’s securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, has released guidelines for virtual asset portfolio managers. Hong Kong’s securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has officially released regulations for crypto fund managers. The SFC published the regulatory circular on its website on Oct. 4. In the 37-page document titled “Proforma Terms and […]

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Chainalysis Adds ERC-20 Tokens to Its On-Demand Compliance Service

Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis announces the launch of its on-demand compliance and investigations software for several Ethereum-based ERC-20 tokens. Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis has announced the launch of its on-demand compliance and investigations software for several Ethereum (ETH)-based ERC-20 tokens. The company announced in a press release published on Oct. 3 that its Know Your […]

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Bittrex to Use Chainalysis Tool to Identify High-Risk Transactions

Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is incorporating Chainalysis’ know your transaction tool to spot high-risk transactions. Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is incorporating Chainalysis know your transaction (KYT) tool to spot high-risk transactions. Compliance standards In a Sept. 26 press release, Chainalysis Inc. announced the deployment of its real-time transaction monitoring solution to the Seattle-based blockchain trading platform Bittrex. […]

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