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Hogi Hyun, Abacus Capital

D1 Mint brings investment grade diamond crypto token to market

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 08:58

Alternative fund manager Abacus Capital’s Hogi Hyun is stepping into the crypto world to bring investors a blockchain and tokenised investment grade diamond investment opportunity. »

Rob Mirsky, EisnerAmper

Former KPMG global hedge fund head opens London office for EisnerAmper

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 12:37

March this year saw Robert Mirsky, then Global Head of Hedge Funds at KPMG, become Global Head of Asset Management and UK Managing Partner at EisnerAmper. »

Ethereum

LIMEYARD launches crypto asset index

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 12:25

New Switzerland-based index provider LIMEYARD has launched its Crypto Asset Index, together with Decentriq, a FinTech enabling financial institution, to benefit from distributed ledger technology based in the Swiss crypto valley. »

Ethereum

Crypto Fund Research reveals rapid pace of fund launches

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:13

Latest figures from Crypto Fund Research reveal that prices for most cryptocurrencies are down more than 50 per cent in 2018, but despite that, crypto funds have been launching at a record pace. »

bitcoins

Cryptocurrency fund numbers set to rocket

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:24

Cryptocurrency research firm Crypto Fund Research reports that prices for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are off about 50 per cent from their December 2017 highs and the SEC has announced its intent to investigate over 100 crypto hedge funds. »

Dawn Griffiths, Conyers Dill & Pearman

Bermuda: The world’s blockchain laboratory?

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 12:45

There is a sense of optimism in Bermuda that the success it has enjoyed over the years in respect of the ILS industry can, over the coming years, be replicated in the cryptocurrency and blockchain arena. »

Picture of bitcoins

UK’s first cryptocurrency mine open to qualified investors launches

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 10:46

The first investable British cryptocurrency mine has launched. The mine, which will be Britain’s biggest, will be open to qualified investors through a limited company – The Third Bladetec Bitcoin Mine Ltd – which is governed and protected by UK law. »

bitcoin sign

Cboe conducts March settlement of Cboe bitcoin futures

Thu, 15/03/2018 - 09:38

Cboe Global Markets has announced the settlement of the March expiry Cboe bitcoin (XBT) futures, the third contract settlement conducted since its launch in December. »

Magnifying glass revealing word FRAUD

SEC charges former bitcoin-denominated exchange and operator with fraud

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:20

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former bitcoin-denominated platform and its operator with operating an unregistered securities exchange and defrauding users. »

Yyves Choueifaty, TOBAM

Bitcoin has potential to become standard measure of value, says TOBAM’s CEO

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:39

Cryptocurrencies have been a hot button topic among investors over the last 12 months but amid all the hype, the key question is: Is this a de facto asset class? Or merely an exotic star that will burn brightly only to end in a spectacular supernova? Just look at what has happened to the price of bitcoin in recent days. »

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