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Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies for Payments

Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies

Turkey's central bank (CBRT) in a surprising move, banned the use of all cryptocurrencies and digital assets to payments for services and goods, citing possible damage and significant transaction risks

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Panetta: A digital euro to meet the expectations of Europeans

Fabio Panetta payments

Let me start by thanking you for inviting me to report on the outcome of the ECB’s public consultation on a digital euro. We are publishing our analysis of the responses we received on our website today

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Puremarkets Announces Exploration of Trading and Digital Asset Innovation with State Street and Currenex

Puremarkets + StateStreet

Puremarkets Limited a company where Arcane Crypto AB (“Arcane”) holds 37.5% through Arcane Crypto AS, today publicly announced that State Street’s Currenex (“Currenex”) have entered into an agreement to provide the trading infrastructure to the Pure Digital platform.

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UNICEF launches Cryptocurrency Fund

UNICEF CRYPTOCURRENCY FUND

UN Children’s agency becomes first UN Organization to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency. UNICEF will now be able to receive, hold and disburse donations of cryptocurrencies ether and bitcoin, through its newly-established UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund

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CME Group to Launch Micro Bitcoin Futures on May 3

Micro Bitcoin Futures

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will expand its suite of crypto derivatives with the introduction of a new Micro Bitcoin futures contract on May 3, pending regulatory review

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Federal Court Orders UK Man to Pay More Than $571 Million for Operating Fraudulent Bitcoin Trading Scheme

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CFTC announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York entered a default judgment against Benjamin Reynolds, purportedly of Manchester, England, finding that he operated a fraudulent scheme to solicit bitcoin

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One River Digital Asset Management welcomes Jay Clayton, Kevin Hassett and Jon Orszag

One River Digital Asset Management

One River Digital Asset Management announced that is welcoming Jay Clayton, Kevin Hassett, and Jon Orszag to the firm's Academic and Regulatory Advisory Council effective immediately.

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FCA warns that younger investors are taking on big financial risks

FCA high-risk

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published research findings into better understanding investors who engage in high-risk investments like cryptocurrencies and foreign exchange.

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CFTC Orders Coinbase Inc. to Pay $6.5 Million for False, Misleading, or Inaccurate Reporting and Wash Trading

Coinbase

CFTC today issued an order filing and settling charges against digital asset exchange operator Coinbase Inc., based in San Francisco, California, for reckless false, misleading, or inaccurate reporting as well as wash trading by a former employee on Coinbase’s GDAX platform

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Bitex partners with Onfido reducing crypto investor onboarding time

AI powered identity verification streamlines KYC process for fast and secure onboarding to Bitex platform

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