Crypto News Digest April 20-26

Apr. 20___Facebook is looking to hire “experts in fraud, compliance, workforce management, and customer care” to support the team at Calibra working on a digital wallet for Libra. Apr. 20___Arrano Capital’s bitcoin fund became the furst approved cryptocurrency fund in Hong Kong. The new fund will be aimed at instituitonal investors and is expected to …

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Crypto News Digest April 13-19

Apr. 13___Crypto exchange Huobi has incorporated an AI into its systems, which will be able to detect “suspicious” transactions on the platform and freeze accounts until account activity has been reviewed by a compliance officer. Apr. 13___Crypto exchange Blackmoon Crypto is expected to permanently close down amid high regulatory compliance costs. For the time being …

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Crypto News Digest April 6-12

Apr. 6 Coinhouse became the first AMF registered crypto company. The Financial Markets Authority (AMF), France’s financial regulator, will soon require all firms in France, which provide crypto exchange and custody services, to register with the regulator. Apr. 6 The Bank of Korea, South Korea’s central bank, has launched a 2-year pilot program exploring the …

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Crypto News Week March 23-29

Mar. 23 Two draft bills by the U.S. Democratic party introduced to the House of Representatives suggested a “digital dollar” as means of doing direct transfers to “qualified individuals” as part of a coronavirus stimulus package. A later draft of one of the bills had the “digital dollar” language removed from it and it is …

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