Tag: cryptocurrencies

  • ICO
    Technology

    Swissquote Becomes First Bank Worldwide to Launch ICO Service

    Online Swiss bank Swissquote announced the launch of its ICO offering, becoming the first bank worldwide to allow customers to buy tokens issued within an initial coin offering (ICO) supported by the Swissquote platform. Swiss Diamond Producer Set to Raise $60.73 Million in First Bank-Mediated ICO Ever As...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 22, 2018 | 8:05 pm
  • Cryptocurrencies
    Bitcoin

    SEC Establishes FinHub to Engage Public on Cryptocurrencies

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the launch of the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to promote public engagement on fintech-related issues and initiatives, including blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. SEC Launches FinHub Portal in Connection with the Issuance of Its DAO Report FinHub,...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 19, 2018 | 10:15 pm
  • ICOs
    Technology

    EU Financial Watchdog to Determine ICOs Outside of “Regulatory World”

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the European Union’s financial watchdog, has announced it is taking the same approach to initial coin offerings (ICOs) as its U.S. counterpart. The agency is examining all types of cryptocurrency fundraisers to determine how they fit EU’s regulatory framework. ESMA to...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 8, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    California’s Campaign Watchdog Bans Political Donations with Bitcoin

    The Fair Political Practices Commission, California’s campaign watchdog arm, has voted 3-1 to ban political donations with any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, because of transparency issues. The vote follows similar decisions made by other states in the country such as South Carolina. Others, like Colorado and Montana, allow cryptocurrency donations with...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 21, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Charlie Lee
    Technology

    Charlie Lee Addresses FUD on Twitter to Prove Litecoin’s Worth

    As the cryptocurrency market comes under attack from numerous sources of FUD (fear, uncertainty, doubt), Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has taken to Twitter to defend the value and legitimacy of the LTC coin. Lee summarized the “concerted effort to suppress Litecoin price” in 10 points in order to clear...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Currencies
    Technology

    International AML Task Force to Close “Gaps” Created by Virtual Currencies

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to combat anti-money laundering (AML), may be about to agree with a set of standards to apply to virtual currencies. President Marshall Billingslea is optimistic that the discussions scheduled for October...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Venezuela
    Bitcoin

    Year-to-Date, Bitcoin Outperformed 3 National Currencies Despite Major Correction

    Bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, has still managed to outperform three national currencies year-to-date despite its steep decline since December of last year. Charlie Bilello, the director of research at Pension Partners, a New York-based investment advisory which manages mutual funds and separate accounts,...

    Joseph Young | September 3, 2018 | 4:12 pm

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