Italian challenger bank Hype and Conio release a bitcoin wallet they believe will be...

COVID-19 has hit Italy particularly hard. But one challenger bank might use this to its advantage.

African crypto exchange SAFCOIN launches zero-fee bitcoin trading pair just after investment in the...

Bitcoin traders in Africa can now trade South African rand and American dollars on SAFCOIN, the cryptocurrency exchange, without paying any transaction fees.

Binance launches peer-to-peer trading in five Latin American markets where cryptocurrencies have been linked...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will roll out peer-to-peer (P2P) trading for Brazilian Real, Argentine Peso, Colombian Peso, Mexican Peso and Peruvian Sol just weeks after digital money was tied to crime in the region.

Digitex CEO removes KYC from the exchange after major hack and brushes of money...

Cryptocurrency exchange Digitex will no longer do know your customer (KYC) checks on its users after personal data of more than 8,000 customers was recently stolen.

Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

Cryptocurrency company Coinbase has become a Visa principal member

Having first partnered up to launch the Coinbase Card in 2019, Coinbase and Visa have now taken the next step in their relationship.

CFTC charges foreign exchange firm with fraud in a bitcoin-linked Ponzi scheme

A foreign exchange firm used its investors’ money for personal expenses such as buying a BMW, according to charges brought out against it by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Elliptic taps Wells Fargo Strategic Capital for its $28m Series B round to fund...

Crypto-asset risk management solutions provider Elliptic is looking to expand further across the world thanks to new backing from Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, the specialised capital provider.

New UK court ruling classifies bitcoin as a legal property

Cryptocurrencies are still reasonably new, meaning that every legal aspect of it is still not 100% clear. Yet, a new case might help shed some light.

Estonia is changing its money laundering rules for cryptocurrencies

Digital currency providers have a new set of rules to comply to if they want to do business in Estonia.

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FundRock taps Zeidler’s due diligence services

FundRock, a UCITS management company and alternative investment fund manager, has chosen Zeidler to improve its conduct due diligence.

The UK’s FCA outlines priorities for the next year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its business priorities for the year ahead and has put a focus on challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

E-commerce fraud to exceed $25bn by 2024

E-commerce merchant losses caused by online payment fraud will exceed $25bn in 2024, a significant jump from the $17bn expected to occur in 2020, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

BukuWarung said to close seed funding to help it grow its market presence

Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.