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ayondo launches Bitcoin trading

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 10:25

Financial technology group ayondo has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of Bitcoin trading, allowing its clients easy access to the price movement of Bitcoin without the need to open up an e-wallet to purchase bitcoin on the internet. »

Maksim Balashevich, Santiment

Cryptocurrency boom to continue, says Santiment founder

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 14:46

Maksim Balashevich, founder of Santiment, a data service that collects and sells live crypto-markets data feeds to crypto traders, says his prediction back in January of a boom in cryptocurrency capitalisation that would outpace Bitcoin by a wide margin has come true. »

Jason Elmer

Cyber attacks: Prepare, respond and recover

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 23:04

Asset managers are increasingly focused on cybersecurity best practices not only to stay in line with regulatory expectations but also to be viewed in a positive light by investors.  »

Allianz Risk Transfer and Nephila pilot blockchain technology or catastrophe swaps and bonds

Thu, 16/06/2016 - 09:22

Allianz Risk Transfer (ART) and Nephila Capital (Nephila) they have successfully piloted the use of blockchain smart contract technology for transacting a natural catastrophe swap.  »

Senator Philip Ozouf

Jersey to introduce Bitcoin regulation

Wed, 21/10/2015 - 09:43

Jersey is to introduce regulation of virtual currency. The island is already home to the first regulated Bitcoin fund and the new regulatory proposal is intended to encourage confidence and innovation in the sector. »

Landmark CFTC order definitively classifies bitcoin derivatives as regulated commodity

Mon, 21/09/2015 - 09:28

While CFTC Commissioners and staff have in the past asserted that the CFTC has jurisdiction over bitcoin derivatives in speeches and testimony, for the first time the Commission has issued a definitive finding that bitcoin derivative exchanges must register as a SEF or designated contract market.   »

CFTC settles charges against Bitcoin options trading platform operator Coinflip and CEO

Fri, 18/09/2015 - 17:38

The CFTC has settled charges against Bitcoin options platform operator Coinflip and its chief executive officer Francisco Riordan for conducting commodity options transactions without complying with the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC Regulations. »

James Smith

Crypto Facilities and Elliptic bring enterprise standards to bitcoin trading

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 09:18

Bitcoin analytics and security firm Elliptic and bitcoin derivatives exchange Crypto Facilities have launched a settlement and clearing mechanism that separates bitcoin custody from all other exchange functions. »


Elliptic and Gem partner on new enhancement to Gem’s multi-signature bitcoin wallet

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 20:30

Elliptic, a full-service bitcoin custodian for the capital markets, has partnered with developer API provider Gem to enhance Gem’s multi-signature bitcoin wallets. »

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