State Securities Regulators Object to Celsius’ Court Motion to Sell Stablecoins

By | September 30, 2022

As Celsius’ bankruptcy proceedings continue, the court’s trustee William Harrington appointed an examiner on Thursday in order to review the company’s finances, according to a filing submitted on September 29. On the same day, state securities officials from Vermont and Texas filed objections to the crypto lender accessing the company’s stablecoin cache. 15 days prior… Read More »

UK Regulator: Crypto Firms Undeterred by Strict Regulation — ‘They Know We Have a Good System’

By | October 2, 2022

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Britain’s top financial regulator, has revealed that many crypto firms are still seeking licenses to operate in the U.K. despite failing to meet regulatory requirements the first time. “They know we have a good system of regulation and if they meet our standards that’s important for every jurisdiction that they… Read More »

UK Regulator Warns Crypto Exchange FTX Is Providing Services Without Authorization

By | September 18, 2022

Britain’s top financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has issued a warning about cryptocurrency exchange FTX operating in the U.K. without authorization. “Almost all firms and individuals offering, promoting or selling financial services or products in the U.K. have to be authorized or registered by us,” said the regulator. FCA Warns About FTX Operating… Read More »

New Study Says Number of Cryptocurrencies Now at 10,000 — Five Coins Account for 75% of Total Market Cap

By | August 31, 2022

The number of known cryptocurrencies surged from 6,000 in July 2021 to 10,400 in February 2022 before dropping to around 10,000 by August. Only five cryptocurrencies currently account for over 75% of the entire crypto industry market capitalization. A Thousand Cryptocurrencies Added Every Month According to the data from Augusta Free Press, the number of… Read More »

Argentinian Province Mendoza Starts Accepting Tax Payments in Crypto

By | August 29, 2022

Mendoza, an Argentinian province, has implemented a system that allows taxpayers to pay their taxes fully with cryptocurrencies. The system, which was launched this week, is part of a strategic push for the modernization and digitalization of payments carried by the tax authority of Mendoza and uses the services of a third party to process… Read More »

Kenya Has Highest Proportion of Crypto Owning Citizens in Africa UNCTAD Data Shows

By | July 10, 2022

The latest data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) suggest that Kenya has the highest proportion of crypto-owning inhabitants than any other African country. To counter the growing use of cryptocurrencies, UNCTAD said it recommends the imposition of taxes that discourages crypto trading. ‘A Way to Protect Household Savings’ According to… Read More »

Crypto Savings Platform Ledn Raises $30 Million in Latest Funding Round

By | May 28, 2021

Ledn, a cryptocurrency lending and savings platform based in Canada, has managed to raise $30 million in its latest funding round. The money raised will be used to expand its offer of lending products, and to expand its reach in more countries. Ledn could take advantage of the recent problems that Blockfi, one of its… Read More »

Chinese Traders Still a Major Influence the Crypto Market, According to Experts

By | May 27, 2021

Chinese traders still exert a major influence in the cryptocurrency market, even with all the distinct issues they must now face to operate. This is the opinion of several experts in the field that have weighed in on how the recent prohibitions and ban proposals from China are really affecting how Chinese bagholders that conduct… Read More »

USDC Attestations Run Late, Raising Alarms in the Crypto Community

By | May 25, 2021

USDC, the second most popular stablecoin in the cryptocurrency market, is late in releasing its attestations, which are documents that certify the number of dollars the custodian Centre holds in banks. The last attestation available for the currency dates back to February when the currency had a market cap of nine billion dollars. This fact… Read More »

Daily Cryptocurrency Exchange Trade Volume Taps All-Time High, Stablecoin Swaps Dominate

By | May 24, 2021

According to this week’s data, cryptocurrency trade volume touched an all-time high on May 20, reaching $1.76 trillion in reported 24-hour volume. Daily trade volume statistics for Monday have been high, as reported volume from crypto market aggregators shows over $300 billion in 24-hour volume. Meanwhile, stablecoins capture 50% of Monday’s global trade volume with… Read More »