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Kuwait Financial House Launched an Instant Cross-border Remittance Service Using Ripple’s...

Kuwait Financial House announced in a tweet last week that the company started operating an instant cross-border remittance service through Ripple’s blockchain. The service was...

SEC’s OCIE Lists Cryptocurrency as One of Its Examination Priorities in...

Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently released its “2019 Examination Priorities” report in which...

Four Cryptocurrency Exchanges Receive Licenses in Thailand

Thailand is following Japan’s lead by regulating cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. Recently, the first batch of cryptocurrency brokers and dealers were licensed in the country. The...

Cryptocurrencies Are Not Securities – U.S. Congress to Amend Outdated Definition

A new bill was introduced in the U.S. Congress on Thursday, aiming to bring regulatory clarity on cryptocurrencies, CNBC reported. The Century’s Most Innovative Technology...

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Answers AMA Questions With SVP of Marketing...

Ripple’s SVP of Marketing Monica Lang hosted an AMA session for Q4 with CEO Brad Garlinghouse. Lang asked him questions about the SEC, regulations around...

Japan’s New Crypto Regulation Draft Report Is Ready

Japan is inching towards new cryptocurrency regulations. The Financial Services Agency published its draft report on the upcoming regulations on Friday last week, highlighting several key...

Congressman Proposes a ‘Wall Coin’ to Fund Donald Trump’s Border Wall

U.S. President Donald Trump wants $5 billion to fund a U.S./Mexico border wall which would stop illegal immigrants from entering the country. Now, Ohio Rep....

Director of Enforcement at the Texas State Securities Board Talks Bitcoin,...

Regulatory compliance is one of the most (if not the most) stressful points surrounding cryptocurrencies. Regulators across the world strive to understand and effectively...

Tax on Crypto Is a Self Goal; President Trump Is Right...

Former U.S. Presidential candidate Ron Paul has published an article advising against taxation on cryptocurrencies and precious metals in order to avoid a looming...

SEC Launches a New Fintech Division to Engage With Fintech and...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Oct. 18 that it is launching the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub),...

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