Cryptocurrency mining firm Bitfury is considering an initial public offering in Amsterdam or London as early as 2019. The move would make Bitfury the first major crypto IPO listed in Europe. CCN reprots that.
Here’s something we don’t hear every day: a Swiss bank has opted to enable its clients to participate in initial coin offerings easily. CCN reports that.
The Supreme Court of India has asked the country's government to provide an opinion on cryptocurrencies, amid legal fallout from a ruling by the central bank in April. Coindesk reports that.
U.S. multinational financial services corporation Mastercard wants to apply principles of fractional reserve banking to cryptocurrency, a new patent application published Thursday, Oct. 25 reveals. Cointelegrapg reports that.
An arbitration body in China has ruled that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) are legally protected as property, in a case published Oct. 25 via the arbitrator’s WeChat account.
Giovanni Silvestri, Founder and CEO at RipaEx, has been recently interviewed by Erika Rosenstein from the Businessand Leaders web magazine.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Coinbase alleging the exchange hurt investors when it listed bitcoin cash by allowing insider trading. Coindesk reports that.
Australia’s leading market operator, ASX Limited disclosed plans being put in place to release blockchain technology for settlements in 2021. The company, however, does not feel overwhelmed by the deja-vu that has trailed the nascent technology, according to a Bloomberg report.
DexFreight, a blockchain start-up that is building a freight transportation platform using Rootstock (RSK), has announced that it successfully facilitated a shipment of frozen food between Medley and Sunrise, Florida. DexFreight’s smart contracts, which rely on the Bitcoin blockchain rather than the more-often used Ethereum, enabled the successful delivery and automated the payment to the carrier, Arel Trucking.
Until recently, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) classified bitcoin as a financial instrument, but a subsequent court ruling disclaimed this categorization and decided that the cryptocurrency does not meet this definition under the terms of the German Banking Act (KWG). CCN reports that.