Akon finalises agreement to create his cryptocurrency-powered Akon City in Senegal – a “real-life...

Singer Akon is one of the many celebrities to have dabbled in cryptocurrencies. However, he is probably the only one to use it to...

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has proposed a massive cryptocurrency regulation update

From: RegTech Analyst Japan’s financial regulator has suggested that the country should limit the margin trade in cryptocurrencies by reducing the leverage to a maximum of...

Crypto-wallet developer CHILDLY signs deal with Argos to boost its client onboarding and anti-money...

From:  RegTech Analyst Seoul-based CHILDLY’s Dove Wallet is about to get a compliance boost thanks to a new deal with Argos, a global know your...

FCA becomes AML/CTF supervisor for crypto companies

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has become the new anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) supervisor for businesses with cryptoasset activities.

TaxBit raises funds as it explores international expansion

Cryptocurrency tax automation software user TaxBit has collected $5m in its seed funding round.

Digital asset platform BitOoda closes funding round

BitOoda, a digital asset brokerage platform, has collected $7m in its seed funding round.

HubrisOne moves past halfway mark for crowdfunding campaign

Crypto assets exchange platform HubrisOne has moved past the halfway mark for its crowdfunding campaign.

Banking FinTech solarisBank push into cryptocurrencies with the launch of subsidiary solaris Digital Assets

German tech company solarisBank has unveiled its new subsidiary solaris Digital Assets, to strengthen its grip on the digital assets market.

Does new Libra rival Saga have what it takes to appease regulators?

The founder of Libra rival Saga reveals why he believes the new digital currency might be more successful than the Facebook project.

Libra faces another setback as EU’s finance ministers take hard line against private digital...

Libra has faced pushback from lawmakers across the world ever since Facebook announced the cryptocurrency project this summer.

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Travelex’s offerings are finally back online after almost a months’ outage caused by a...

From: RegTech Analyst Travelex’s foreign exchange services were crippled on New Year’s Eve when the company discovered a ransomware in its system. Almost a month later, Travelex...

UK consumer confidence doubles over the past decade

UK consumer confidence in financial institutions has doubled since 2010, according to research from Harris Interactive.

CFTC slams trader with $10m fine

A US regulator has fined a commodity pool operator over $10m for allegedly filling misleading statements and failing to implementing an adequate supervisory system to prevent such misstatements.

AppOmni collets $10m in Series A led by ClearSky

AppOmni, a SaaS security and management platform, has collected $10m in its Series A which was led by ClearSky.