Malta Attracts Cryptocurrency Exchange Okex

Regulation The Maltese government’s plan to bring more international cryptocurrency business to booster the local economy, by positioning itself as a hospitable jurisdiction within the EU, appears to be paying off. Following Binance moving to the island just last month, Malta has now succeeded in attracting yet another exchange, Okex. Also Read: Australia’s Digitalx Launches…

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NY Regulator Argues BitLicense Regulation Boosted Businesses

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is taking steps to defend its much-contested track record as an early regulator of cryptocurrency. In remarks at this year’s Conference of State Bank Supervisors spring meeting Tuesday, NYDFS superintendent Maria Vullo discussed the agency’s efforts to police the cryptocurrency space, touting the state’s technology-specific licensing…

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Promoted: Building an ICO Dream Team

Nearly half of initial coin offerings (ICOs) fail. In February, Bitcoin.com analyzed ICO statistics from TokenData and found that 46 percent of ICOs in 2017 tanked, leaving a trail of broken websites and neglected Twitter accounts. Some of these were outright scams, but others had the best of intentions. The key for potential investors is…

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22 European Nations Come Together with Blockchain Partnership

On April 10, 2018, 22 European countries joined forces to cooperate on blockchain regulation and education. The European Blockchain Partnership “will be a vehicle for cooperation amongst Member States to exchange experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields and prepare for the launch of EU-wide blockchain applications across the Digital Single Market for the…

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