Chinese Miner Manufacturer Canaan Files IPO With $200 Million Goal

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. Canaan Creative, one of the world’s largest bitcoin mining machine manufacturers, has filed an application for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), people with knowledge of the matter disclosed. According to the source, the AvalonMiner manufacturer…

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SEC Begins Green-Lighting Token Offerings

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently made history when it green-lighted two token offerings under Regulation A+. “This is the first time in U.S. history that a crypto token offering has received SEC qualification,” one of the two qualified issuers proclaims. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets – A Look at…

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Canadian Government Releases Final AML Regulations for Crypto Businesses

Aware of growing public concern about money laundering and terrorist financing, the government of Canada introduced its final anti-money laundering (AML) regulations today, July 10, 2019. These rules will impact Canadian crypto businesses, including exchanges, digital platforms, custodial wallets, ICOs, utility and gaming tokens, escrow services and possibly bitcoin ATMs. The title of the new…

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Op Ed: The Latest on FINRA and SEC Security Token and Custody Rules

On July 8, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) put out a joint statement discussing broker-dealer custody of digital asset securities.  These organizations aspire to address compliance issues faced by companies wishing to transact in “digital asset securities” (any kind of asset that is issued and…

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48 Crypto Exchanges Approved in the Philippines

The number of approved cryptocurrency exchanges has been growing in the Philippines. In addition to 11 operators registered by the central bank, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, there are 37 other crypto exchange operators licensed by the government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. Also read: FATF Releases Global Standards for Crypto Assets 11 Crypto Exchanges Registered…

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Benchmark Rankings Launched to Combat Faked Cryptocurrency Exchange Data

CryptoCompare, an English cryptocurrency data analysis firm, has launched a unique exchange benchmark product which would help provide safeguards against false exchange volume reports. On June 12, 2019, the firm revealed that its new product was developed as a means of stemming widespread concerns that numerous crypto exchanges around the world have been inflating their…

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