Author: Fintech Crypto News

Canadian platform, CoinField, to become a major global crypto exchange by expanding to over 100 countries

The Canada-based platform, CoinField, plans to make crypto trading more accessible and cheaper for investors — irrespective of where they live. The exchange intends to become one of the largest trading platforms for cryptocurrencies. It is already available in 101 countries and the team plans to expand the service to more regions in 2019, including the United States. Current top performing crypto exchange platforms are still limited to a few countries. Coinbase, for example, is available in 42 countries only. The exchange was launched in April 2018 by Central Crypto Exchange Corp. The platform says it provides both advanced...

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5 Crypto Events expected in 2019

If the previous 365 days expected all unregulated cryptocurrency offerings (ICOs) to be replaced by regulated “security token” offerings (STOs), 2019 is shaping up to be the year we see that regulation might finally be implemented. As a result of this change, here is the list of 5 crypto events on our radar for the coming 12 months: 1.A large bank will enter into crypto custody business. The institutions are creating a storm. It is almost impossible to get through a day on crypto Twitter without someone relating the price of Bitcoin with the imminent entrance of the so...

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Cryptocurrency conferences continue to thrive despite industry downturn

Cryptocurrency prices have dropped significantly and mainstream attention has been waning in recent months. However, according to recent data, the digital currency and blockchain technology related conference circuit has not seen a steady decline during the last six months of 2018. The number of crypto-infused events held was a stark contrast to the many other sectors within the digital asset economy, according to recent data collected by the analysis site Tradeblock. In 2018, cryptocurrency conferences really started heating up and event organizers pulled in millions from steady ticket sales and initial coin offering (ICO) exhibition booths. For instance, last...

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US State of Wyoming passes two new blockchain technology, crypto-related bills

The American state, Wyoming’s state legislature passed two new house bills that aim to foster a regulatory environment conducive to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology’s innovation. The developments were reported by the president of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, Caitlin Long, in two tweets posted Jan. 10 and Jan. 11.The status of only one of the bills — House Bill 62 — has been updated on Wyoming’s state legislature page, showing it passed 8-1 and has since been placed on general file. The official status of the second bill — House Bill 57 — is yet to be updated, with the...

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5 Crypto Exchanges Have Been Licensed in Gibraltar Since Regulation

The DLT (Digital Ledger Technology) Regulatory Framework went into effect in January 2018, a month after it was approved by the Legislature of Gibraltar. The regulations are designed to attract companies from the cryptocurrency and blockchain network while ensuring proper protection for customers’ interests and maintaining Gibraltar’s own reputation, according to the authors of the dedicated legislation. The Minister for Commerce of Gibraltar, Albert Isola, said, “Our financial regulator, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC), began awarding DLT licenses to a number of leading blockchain firms operating here in October”. The list of licensed companies includes Huobi, Coinfloor, Covesting,...

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