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US government seizes $1B in bitcoin as the cryptocurrency rockets past $15,000

The U.S. government announced its seizure of $1 billion worth of the cryptocurrency bitcoin on the same day that the digital asset surged above $15,000 per coin, its highest sustained price since January 2018. Justice Department officials seized tens of thousands of bitcoins stored in a digital wallet linked to the online drug and firearm […]

Will America or China be No. 1 in cryptocurrency?

China shouldn’t stroll to the front for next-generation technology for financial services, a U.S. invention ANALYSIS/OPINION: Regardless of what happens in the election, regardless of what one thinks the direction of the country should be, virtually everyone on the planet agrees that it would be better for the United States to remain the No. 1 […]

Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020: SFC Announces New Crypto Regulatory Regime for Virtual Asset Exchanges

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission’s introduces new licensing regime to regulate previously unregulated markets and restates expectations regarding security token offerings. The second day of Hong Kong Fintech Week regulators and market participants from across the fintech industry spectrum featured more speeches and discussions. Ashley Alder, Chief Executive Officer of the Securities and Futures […]

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