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Bahamas CBDC Prepaid Card, Ether Investment Products and Travel Rule Solutions Launch, Crypto Enforcement Settlements by OFAC and NYAG

USA - February 26 2021 A major U.S. financial services firm recently announced a collaboration with the Central Bank of The Bahamas to launch a new prepaid card to…

Crypto Payment Options Announced, Federal Reserve Official Addresses Bitcoin, US and Foreign Actions Target Crypto Crimes, DeFi Hacks Continue

USA - February 19 2021 Late last week, BitPay, a leading provider of cryptocurrency payment services, announced that U.S. users of its prepaid debit card…

Financial Firms Move to Integrate Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain Solutions Announced Across Markets, Agencies Target Crypto Crimes as Threats Continue

USA - February 12 2021 According to a press release, last week the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency provided conditional approval to Protego Trust Bank for a trust…

Crypto Exchanges Announce Market Developments, US Report Addresses Crypto Tax, New DOJ and SEC Enforcement, Reports Detail Crypto Crimes

USA - February 5 2021 Last week, Coinbase signified its intent to become a publicly traded company by announcing a proposed direct listing of its Class A common stock…

FinCEN Extends Crypto Rule Comment Period, Crypto Products Launch; Enforcement Agencies Target Crypto Crimes in US, Japan and China

USA - January 29 2021 This week the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a notice extending the comment period for its proposed rule…

FinCEN Proposed Rule Halted, Exchanges and Banks Expand Crypto Products, SEC Brings Action Against Token Issuer, Crypto Threat Reports Published

USA - January 22 2021 A major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange recently announced the launch of its asset hub…

Crypto Trust to Become Bank, FinCEN Comment Period Extended, Navy Awards Blockchain Contract, Dark Market Seized, Illicit Exchange Owner Sentenced

Canada, USA - January 15 2021 The Anchorage Trust Company, a subsidiary of Anchor Labs, an advanced digital asset platform (Anchorage), secured conditional approval this week from…

NY DFS Approves New Stablecoin Co., Blockchain Data Solutions Announced, New Cryptocurrency Regulatory and Enforcement Actions in U.S. and Abroad

USA - January 8 2021 New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) recently granted a charter under New York Banking Law to a Japanese cryptocurrency firm operating…

Canadian Ether Fund Launches, Swiss Bank Tokenizes Shares, Crypto Regulation Evolves in UK, Estonia and Germany; Blockchain Solutions Launch for Wine, Royalties, Clothing

Canada, Global, United Kingdom - December 18 2020 Earlier this month, 3iQ Corp., a Toronto-based investment management firm, announced the listing of its fund, The Ether Fund (the Fund), on the…

Telegram: Deconstructing One of the Biggest Blockchain Cases of 2020

USA - December 14 2020 The Telegram case is arguably the most important case of 2020 involving the legal classification of blockchain-based digital assets. Because it is…