Waves Platform launches new $30m venture fund to invest in blockchain start ups

Blockchain platform Waves is launching a venture fund and aims to raise $30m by April.

Multicoin Capital launches new crypto fund, targeting $250m

Multicoin Capital has launched a new cryptocurrency fund that will invest in blockchain tokens.

Crypto trading platform HOLDVEST bags over $200k in its pre-sale ICO

Cryptocurrency trading platform HOLDVEST has closed the pre-ICO stage of its token sale, pulling in over $200,000.

Fidelity Investments has launched a new digital asset management company

Fidelity Investments has launched a new company focused on custody and trade execution services for digital assets.

French financial watchdog set to approve ICO-related companies under new rules

France’s Financial Markets Authority’s new rules are coming into force in late July and a bunch of cryptocurrency-related businesses are already in talks for approval.

China’s Central Bank ‘close’ to launching official digital currency

China's central bank has revealed it is close to launching its digital token, with work currently in progress on the systems.

Philippine boxer and now-senator Manny Pacquiao launches celebrity cryptocurrency

Manny Pacquiao is launching PAC Coin, which he claims is the world’s first celebrity cryptocurrency.

ACINQ reaches $10m in funding after new round

ACINQ has raised a total of $10m in funding to date following an undisclosed investment round led by Idinvest Partners.

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.

NetCents releases cryptocurrency credit card

NetCents Technology has revealed a new cryptocurrency credit card, which does not require users to have pre-loaded cryptocurrencies on the card.

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Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority penalises SEB with $112m fine for AML failings

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has given Nordic bank SEB with a SEK1bn ($112m) administrative fine after failings in its anti-money laundering efforts.

Swedbank is being investigated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for suspected compliance breaches

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has initiated an investigation into Swedbank for suspected breaches of market abuse.

The European Banking Authority releases online survey for support on ESG risks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a online survey to credit institutions to offer guidance on the disclosure of information on environmental social governance (ESG) risks.

The European Central Bank is reducing the burden of reporting for banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced the reporting burden banks in Europe face without impacting the amount of information it is able to collect.

The UK’s FCA launches new review of unsecured credit market

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a review of the future regulation of the unsecured credit market, which could see crackdown on companies

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