Cryptocurrency company Bifrost secures $600,000 seed investment

Cryptocurrency startup Bifrost picks up $600,000 to solve trading issues on decentralised finance (DiFi) markets.

Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb found partially liable in data leak

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has been found partially liable for a data leak in 2017 that cost a customer over $27,200.

Fourth person investigated in Twitter bitcoin hack is only 16

A fourth suspect is reportedly being investigated in relation to the massive July Twitter hack that involved a huge bitcoin scam.

Cryptocurrency startup Yellow Card bags $1.5m investment

Cryptocurrency startup Yellow Card has picked up $1.5m from investors such as Polychain, Andreessen Horowitz, and Celo.

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX is acquiring portfolio tracking app Blockfolio in $150m deal

FTX, the cryptocurrency exchange, is acquiring portfolio tracking app Blockfolio in a deal worth $150m.

US authorities seize millions in bitcoin linked to terrorism financing

The US justice department has announced that American authorities have seized millions of dollars in cryptocurrency linked to online terrorist financing campaigns involving Hamas, al-Qaeda and ISIS.

32 rounds raised in the last week that could add some optimism despite Covid-19

From InsurTech to RegTech, the last week showed that some sectors may be able to benefit from the coronavirus crisis.

Could the government’s new stricter cryptoasset rules spell the end of illegal initial coin...

Not everyone who trades in cryptosassets are fully aware of the risks involved, but new proposed regulations may change that.

The value of bitcoin used on the darknet jumped by 65% in Q1 2020

Darknet users have increased the value of their bitcoin transactions, according to new research from Bitfury, the emerging technologies company.

Bitcoin stakeholders worried Twitter scam puts the cryptocurrency in a bad light

After several high-profile Twitter accounts were compromised in a bitcoin scam, crypto traders worry that it will put the industry in a bad light.

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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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