digital assets

May 10, 2022

Crypto exchangeLuxembourg-based crypto exchange Bitstamp has named JB Graftieaux as its global chief executive.

May 10, 2022

Cyber padlockThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has signalled a crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud with the launch of a new cyber-crime unit.

May 04, 2022

Credit SuisseCredit Suisse Asset Management has raided fellow Swiss firm UBS Asset Management for someone to head up its digital business.

Apr 27, 2022

CommerzbankGermany's Commerzbank has become the latest institution to enter the digital; asset servicing market after a spokesperson revealed the bank has applied for a local crypto licence.

Apr 27, 2022

BitcoinUS-based fund manager Fidelity Investments has included bitcoin as an investment option for its retirement savings customers.

Apr 20, 2022

CryptocurrenciesUS-based online trading app Robinhood is set to enter the UK market after agreeing to acquire London-based crypto company Ziglu.

Apr 13, 2022

European Commission buildingThe European Commission (EC) has unveiled a platform designed to improve the communication between fintech startups and financial regulators.

Apr 06, 2022

Dublin bridgeThe Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has taken a cautious first step towards approving crypto funds.

Apr 06, 2022

City of LondonThe UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has decided to extend the temporary registration regime for crypto businesses that was due to expire at the end of March.

Apr 06, 2022

Cryptocurrencies1Komainu, the crypto custodian owned by Nomura and CoinShares, has appointed Pete Stephens as chief technology officer.


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