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Japan To Tighten Crypto Regulations

In an attempt to make the Crypto market more secure, Japan, through the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has introduced new requirements for Cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. The financial regulator now requires the exchanges to provide minutes to back and validate their decision-making process. The new move will help in identifying whether the exchanges are conducting […]

A South Korean Province To Issue Own Cryptocurrency

The use and popularity of Cryptocurrency in South Korea reached a new level after a province in the eastern part of the country announced it will be replacing the local currency with their own virtual currency. Moreover, the region also revealed it will establish an exchange that will be used in the nine cities in […]

EU Likely to Tighten Crypto Regulations

Finance Ministers, from the 27 European Union members countries will be looking at Cryptocurrencies and some of the regulatory difficulties that they present. Among other issues, the ministers are planning to discuss is Crypto regulation. More specifically, they will be considering whether to tighten Crypto regulation in the bloc. Other countries such as the US […]

Hong Kong Changes Immigration Policy To Attract Fintech Talent

In an attempt to attract Fintech specialists to boost economic growth, the Hong Kong government has updated its immigration policy to make it easy for such talents to go and work in the region. Among the specialists the government of the Chinese region has included in the list are those in the asset management and […]

More Universities Now Offering Crypto Courses

A recent study by Coinbase has established that about 42 percent of the world’s best universities are now offering Crypto courses. The research also found out that 25 percent of students are willing to enroll in either a Crypto or blockchain course. The US leads the other countries with the most universities offering these courses. […]

Iran To Lift Cryptocurrency Ban In September

Since the US imposed sanctions on Iran, the country has been trying to find ways to circumvent the sanctions and one way is through the use of Cryptocurrencies. Discussions about lifting Cryptocurrency ban in Iran have been ongoing since the American-led sanctions on the country took hold. The latest reports from Tehran claim that the […]

A Report Claims North Korea Could Be Trying To Embrace Cryptocurrency

A South Korean news outlet has reported that Korea Development Bank (KDB) believes that North Korea has been trying to venture into Crypto space. The state-run bank carried out a research and established that Pyongyang has been engaging in Crypto mining while a local company is developing a Cryptocurrency exchange platform. Despite the North Korean government […]

Chinese Firms That Make Bitcoin Mining Rigs Are Seeking Hong Kong IPOs

Media reports indicate that the three largest firms in the world for making Bitcoin mining equipment are seeking to raise billions of dollars at IPOs in Hong Kong. Manufacturers of mining chips have been grappling with decreasing demand for their products as the Bitcoin price continues to elicit mixed reactions in the market. However, this […]

Fansunite, Enters Into A Partnership With Leicester City

FansUnite and Leicester City FC have signed a partnership deal that will see them work jointly on a number of projects. This deal is expected to cover the current football season of 2018/2019. FansUnite Is A Leading Blockchain Solution FansUnite is a Blockchain-based betting platform based in Canada and has been offering sports data services […]

Wirex, A Cryptocurrency Card Issuer Gets E-Money License In The UK

One of Europe’s most successful Crypto firms Wirex is now free to operate in the UK after the Financial Conduct Authority the country’s regulatory body granted it an e-money license. The license will see the Cryptocurrency card Issuer create e-money accounts in various different currencies. The company is hoping to get such licenses in Asia […]
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