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...

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.

Ethereum cryptocurrency expert arrested after giving blockchain talk in North Korea

A cryptocurrency community rivalling bitcoin is in uproar after an Ethereum Foundation worker was arrested after giving a blockchain talk in North Korea.

PayPal pulls the plug on PornHub performers’ payments

Thousands of performers on pornography website PornHub have reportedly been cut off from using PayPal’s services.

Anonymous 4chan group claims to be gearing up to invest $75m in new cryptocurrency...

Members of the controversial online forum 4chan claim to have joined forces to invest and donate $75m in bitcoin to companies protecting personal data, develop anonymity tools, blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

The US congress is gearing up to vote on new cryptocurrency bill

The House of Representatives is looking to vote on legislation about how the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) should regulate crypto asse

Bittrex New York customers will get more time to withdraw their funds

The New York Department of Financial Services has given cryptocurreny exchange Bittrex's customers more time to empty their accounts.

ANNA announces a new technology taskforce with the aim to create digital asset identification...

With Libra and bitcoin constantly getting in the headlines, it’s easy to see why the cryptocurrency market may require some harmonisation of standards. That is exactly what...

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SumUp launches new business payment card in partnership with Mastercard

UK-based FinTech startup SumUp has unveiled its first business payment card to give merchants smoother access to funds and clearer oversight of their finances.

FIS has signed up German Opel Bank as its first European client for its...

Hot on the heels of having extended its partnership with PayPal, FIS has now signed its first European banking client to use its core banking system.

Klarna backer Atomico raises $820m fund to back European startups

Atomico has announced the closure of its fifth fund. With $820m in fresh capital in its coffers, the venture capital firm now hopes to support more Series B and C startups across Europe.

FCA concerned about new payment services

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) sees new payment services a big concern for the financial services market.

Mastercard to open its first European cybersecurity centre

Mastercard is building its first European Cyber Resilience Centre, which will help to drive collaboration in the public and private sectors.