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Sep 21, 2022

Cryptocurrencies1Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched what it claims is the first large-scale cryptocurrency offering from a European asset servicer.

Sep 21, 2022

NasdaqSecurities exchange group Nasdaq is the latest company to launch a digital assets business., suggesting that the crypto winter is not holding back the development of new services for the nascent asset class.

Sep 21, 2022

Digital solutionsAsset servicer Northern Trust has appointed Michael Buzza as global head of network management and market strategy.

Sep 06, 2022

Ark36Cyprus-based cryptocurrency fund Ark36 has appointed Anto Paroian as executive director and chief executive.

Aug 31, 2022

Crypto exchangeCoinbase, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, is being sued in a US court over allegations that it failed to protect users’ accounts from hackers and thieves.

Aug 24, 2022

European CommissionThe European Central Bank (ECB) has set out its plan to harmonise the licensing and regulation of crypto-asset activity within the EU.

Aug 17, 2022

ApprovedZodia Custody, the joint venture between Standard Chartered and Northern Trust, has become the second company to be registered as a virtual asset service provider (VASP) by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).

Aug 17, 2022

Digital agreementGerman fund manager DWS has established a digital strategy, products and solutions team designed to align all of its digital activities within one unit.

Aug 10, 2022

BitcoinBlackRock and Coinbase are set to join forces in a collaboration that will bring together two of the most recognisable names in the respective words of traditional and crypto asset management.

Jul 27, 2022

Bitcoin_currenciesCryptocurrency investment was raising $1 billion a week last year thanks to venture capital funds – and adoption rates are likely to continue growing, a Parisian banker told an investment conference.

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