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.

The former governor of Banque de France is worried about central banks launching digital...

More than 50 central banks around the world are working on digital currency projects. However, the former head of Banque de France is sceptical.

Group of central banks investigating whether the time is right to launch digital currencies...

With everyone from Facebook to singer Akon launching cryptocurrencies, it is hardly surprising that central banks are also looking into leveraging the technology.

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...

Digital asset platform BitOoda closes funding round

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

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.

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Europol, European Central Bank and group of financial infrastructures team up to boost cybersecurity...

Europol, the European Central Bank and a group of Europe’s leading financial infrastructures to share cybersecurity threat information to safeguard consumers.

Revolut signs deal with LegalTech startup Sparqa Legal

Hot on the heels of announcing its new $5.5bn valuation, Revolut is now aiming to take a bite out of the legal services market with a new deal.

Featurespace to improve fraud prevention at Enfuce

Financial crime risk management platform Featurespace will help Enfuce, a payments and open banking solution developer, with its fraud prevention capabilities.

Why you should avoid relying on others for your financial promotions

Don’t trust your colleagues. That’s the message from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) when it comes to financial promotions, according to MirrorWeb.

Publishing assessment of value statements is bound to become a headache for asset management...

UK authorities are enforcing stricter reporting rules for the asset management industry. But navigating the regulations can be tricky.