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SEBA Bank Launches SEBA Earn to Enable Institutional Access to Crypto Earning Economy

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SEBA Bank, a a fully integrated, FINMA licenced digital assets banking platform, today announced the launch of SEBA Earn, an institutional-grade solution enabling clients to earn yield on their crypto holdings.

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CFTC Imposes A $1.25 Million Penalty against Kraken for Offering Illegal Off-Exchange Digital Asset Trading and Failing to Register as Required

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CFTC issued an order filing and settling charges against respondent Payward Ventures, Inc. d/b/a Kraken (Kraken) for illegally offering margined retail commodity transactions in digital assets, including Bitcoin, and failing to register as a futures commission merchant (FCM)

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Mastercard Launches New Start Path Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Program for Startup

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Mastercard announced today a new Start Path global startup engagement program dedicated to supporting fast-growing digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.

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Digital Asset Savings and Loan Platform Ledn Raises US$30M Series A

Ledn

Ledn, a global digital asset platform offering innovative saving and lending products for Bitcoin and other digital assets, is pleased to announce the completion of a $30 million Series A financing round led by Kingsway Capital

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

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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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BNY Mellon Forms New Digital Assets Unit to Build Industry’s First Multi-Asset Digital Platform

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon today announced the formation of a new enterprise Digital Assets unit that will accelerate the development of solutions and capabilities to help clients address growing and evolving needs related to the growth of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies

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Bakkt to Become a Publicly Traded Company via Merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings

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Bakkt, and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings a special purpose acquisition company announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in Bakkt becoming a publicly traded company with an enterprise value of approximately $2.1 billion.

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Proposes Rule Aimed at Closing AML Regulatory Gaps for Certain Convertible Virtual Currency and Digital Asset Transactions

FinCEN, a bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury, is requesting comments on proposed requirements for certain transactions involving convertible virtual currency (CVC) or digital assets with legal tender status (LTDA).

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