Cryptocurrencies

ISOLAS advises first exchange in Latin America to obtain DLT License

Leading blockchain law firm, ISOLAS LLP, has continued to expand its global reach, assisting Bitso, the first exchange in Latin America to receive its full license as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Provider in Gibraltar.  The purpose-built DLT framework that applies to Bitso will nowensure that the custody, withdrawals, and trading of cryptocurrencies, available on the exchange’s platform, will operate within a regulated environment.  Read more »

Walmart cryptocurrency no competition to Bitcoin, says CoinCorner

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented: “It has been announced that Walmart has filed a patent for its own cryptocurrency - a USD-pegged stablecoin. “Following the announcement of Facebook’s Libra in June, this news was certainly not unexpected - in fact, we expect to see more FAANG companies filing patents for their own cryptocurrencies in the coming months. Read more »

CryptoCompare Publishes June Exchange Review

CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, today released its June 2019 Exchange Review, offering investors, analysts and regulators analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange market.  Charles Hayter, CEO and Co-Founder of CryptoCompare, said: Read more »

BCB Group and Bitstamp announce partnership to enable GBP transfers

Bitstamp, Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, and BCB Group, one of the world’s leading global digital asset prime brokers, today announced a new partnership that will enable investors from the UK to transfer GBP directly to and from their Bitstamp accounts. Through this partnership, Bitstamp will be able to support deposits and withdrawals directly in GBP, providing increased efficiency and reduced costs for clients. The new GBP service... more Read more »

Newcastle United Goes to Crypto with StormGain

StormGain, the crypto trading platform with zero commissions and user-friendly user interface and features, like the purchase of Bitcoin for 1% of its value, is now the official sponsor for Newcastle United, The English Premier League FC. Read more »

Caplin Adds Crypto to Multi-Asset Trading Platform

Caplin, the specialist provider of desktop and mobile e-trading technology, today announced the addition of cryptocurrencies to its range of technology components for multi-asset trading.  Read more »

Where to buy Bitcoin for as little as £5 in the UK?

In the last 24 hours, it has been reported in Cointelegraph that Coinbase has suspended UK customer deposits via Faster Payments and is relying on international bank transfers made through SWIFT, with a minimum deposit of £1,000. Read more »

Facebook’s Congress Hearings Show U.S. Lawmakers Know Cryptocurrencies are the Future

The U.S. governmental hearings on Facebook’s new cryptocurrency will boost the crypto sector and underscores that digital currencies are now mainstream. This is the bullish assessment of the CEO and founder of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations, deVere Group. Nigel Green’s comments come as the social media giant prepares to defend its cryptocurrency project, Libra, on the Hill. The Senate hearing will take... more Read more »

Trump is wrong on Bitcoin and is placing himself on the wrong side of history

U.S. President Trump is wrong and is placing himself on the wrong side of history on Bitcoin – but cryptocurrencies should be regulated, says the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. Nigel Green, the founder and CEO of deVere Group, is speaking out after Donald Trump took to Twitter to say: “I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile... more Read more »

Crypto.com Chain Token (CRO) Lists on Huobi Global

 Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced that its Crypto.com Chain Token (CRO) has listed on Huobi Global with deposits and trading now available.  The trading pairs are CRO/BTC, CRO/USDT, and CRO/HT.  Huobi Global (HBG) is an online digital asset trading platform that supports exchanges or investment services between various cryptocurrencies. It provides real time price quotation, charting, and trading... more Read more »

CEX.IO Receives DLT Provider Licence from Gibraltar Financial Services Commission

CEX.IO has officially received a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) licence issued by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).  Gibraltar is proactively supporting innovation and ensuring that business complies with regulatory requirements at the same time. In 2018 they have created a special DLT framework for businesses that transmit and store virtual assets on behalf of their customers. Read more »

FCA Proposes Ban on Sale of Crypto-Derivatives to Retail Consumers

The FCA considers these products are ill-suited to retail consumers who cannot reliably assess the value and risks of derivatives or ETNs that reference certain cryptoassets (crypto-derivatives). This is due to: Read more »

G20 Leaders Must Embrace Cryptocurrency Regulation - Failure to Do so Would be Negligent

G20 leaders must take decisive steps towards a multilateral cryptocurrency regulatory framework – failure to do so would be negligent. This is the bold message from the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. Nigel Green, chief executive and founder of deVere Group, is speaking ahead of the G20 summit taking place in Osaka, Japan, this week. Read more »

Lumi Web Wallet Adds a Built-in Exchange

The web version of Lumi Wallet enables a built-in exchange of all cryptocurrencies, supported by the Lumi ecosystem. Crypto wallets are simple in nature: they have to provide secure storage of your assets, easy navigation between them, hassle-free transfer and exchange. App wallets are handy, however, web versions aren’t going to disappear in the near future, so the development of both has to stay even. Read more »

Lumi Wallet Free EOS Account Giveaway

Lumi Wallet takes another step towards becoming the premier wallet for the EOS blockchain, celebrating the recent adoption of a new cryptocurrency with a massive giveaway for its users, bestowing them with 1,000 EOS accounts worth $5,000 in partnership with Changelly and Minergate. Read more »

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