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67% of all Crypto Transactions in the UAE Exceeded $1million; Reveals Chainalysis Report

The majority of crypto transactions in the UAE exceed values of $1million, blockchain data platform Chainalysis has revealed in its fourth annual ‘Geography of Cryptocurrency’ report. Overall in the UAE, 67 per cent […]

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Coinbase Registers as Crypto Exchange With Bank of Spain as it Continues International Expansion

Coinbase has registered as a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian wallet provider with the Bank of Spain and has obtained the necessary licenses. As a result, the crypto exchange platform can now offer […]

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eToro Prepared to Offer European Crypto Services Once MiCA Comes Into Play Following CySEC Approval

eToro, the trading and investing platform, has landed in Cyprus following approval from the CySEC CASP (Crypto Asset Service Provider). Once the EU’s Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA) comes into effect in […]

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Em Conversa: Combatting Inflation Using Stablecoins in Brazil with Tether

Em Conversa looks to uncover the secrets in Latin America (LatAm) that have caused the fintech market to boom, from being worth less than $50million in 2016, to $2.1billion in 2022.  In June 2023, […]

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HKMA Ban of Crypto Firms Using Banking Terminology Sets Crypto Transparency Precedent

In early September, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced its new crypto marketing rules to improve consumer safety when investing in digital assets. In a similar vein, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority […]

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Temenos Delves into World of CBDCs as Report Reveals Digital Payment Tendencies

A new report from Temenos, the banking platform, has revealed the move to digital is firmly upon us. Cash is on the decline with 24 per cent of US adults admitting to […]

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Islamic Coin and CoinDesk Indices Sign MoU to Create Shariah-Compliant Indices

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Islamic Coin and CoinDesk Indices has been announced at TOKEN2049 in Singapore.  The native currency of HAQQ, the Shariah-compliant community-run network, Islamic Coin is exploring a […]

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CFTC Cracks Down on DeFi Firms in the US but Course of Action Causes Concern

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is cracking down on decentralised finance (DeFi) platforms as it tries to enforce rules more strongly on firms operating in this space.  CFTC, the US […]

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Countdown Has Started for UK Crypto Firms to Meet New FCA Marketing Standards

Crypto marketing has long been a point of contention. Many exchanges and platforms implement ‘refer a friend’ incentives and promise top-end security, yet there have been various examples of consumers being let […]

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Clear Junction Completes Step in Mission to be One Stop Shop Platform With Altalix Acquisition

Having previously had a client relationship with Altalix, Clear Junction, the cross-border payments company, has now acquired the fiat-to-crypto gateway solution provider. The acquisition represents the next step in Clear Junction’s mission […]

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North Korea releases US soldier who crossed demilitarized zone 2 months ago – JURIST

North Korea expelled US soldier Travis King on Wednesday, 2 months after he crossed into its territory from South Korea. KCNA, North Korea’s state media, announced that North Korea expelled King after […]

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South Korea court overturns North Korea leaflet ban – JURIST

The Constitutional Court of South Korea on Tuesday struck down a provision of the Law on the Development of Inter-Korean Relations which prohibits the distribution of leaflets in North Korea and imposes […]

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Hong Kong court sentences journalist to 5 days in jail for obstructing police officer – JURIST

The West Kowloon Magistrates’ Court on Monday sentenced the head of the Hong Kong Journalists Association Ronson Chan to five days in jail, according to the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP). As […]

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Philippine Coast Guard removes floating barrier allegedly placed by China – JURIST

A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) spokesperson announced Monday that the PCG removed a floating barrier allegedly placed by China near the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. This comes days […]

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