Regulation and Infrastructure: Leveling Up Cryptographic and Digital Assets

Upon arrival, the current generation of digital assets presented an exciting untapped frontier for trading. But the “wild west” can’t last forever, and more regulation promises more than just security for these markets, it also gives them the power to truly thrive. Virginie Barbot, Head of South East Asia Pacific, Market Technology, Nasdaq Virginie Barbot, … Read more

Czech Regulators Step Smoothly on Oversight of Cryptocurrencies – POLITICAL

Press play to listen to this article PRAGUE – In the Czech Republic, a suspected scam is prompting regulators to take a hot new crypto product more seriously. When a high-profile advertising campaign run by a company named Xixoio began promising huge returns to small investors last fall, some in the media and fintech world … Read more

The former CFTC chairman calls Biden’s approach to cryptocurrency regulation “reactionary”

Believers in the transformative power of blockchain have labeled the rise of bitcoin BTCUSD, + 0.18% and other cryptocurrencies a revolution, implicitly placing financial industry incumbents and federal regulators in the role of eager reactionaries. Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Chris Giancarlo made the analogy explicit on Tuesday when he called the Biden administration’s … Read more

The crypto tech blockchain attracts young investors despite the risks

If you had invested Rs 1 lakh in bitcoin a year ago, it would now have been worth almost Rs 1.7 lakh, despite a nearly 30% drop from its all-time high. By comparison, the same amount invested in sensex would have grown to around Rs 1.2 lakh. An increasing number of Indians are investing in … Read more

Foggy regulations challenge cryptocurrencies, says Gemini’s head of compliance

Opaque regulations remain a major challenge for the cryptocurrency industry, according to Elena Hughes, chief compliance officer of the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Trust Co. She joined NYC-based Gemini in May 2020 after more than a decade of compliance work for traditional financial institutions such as Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Gemini was launched … Read more