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Prediction market Veil closing shop

Circle continues to shrink with two over the counter traders departing since May; that same month Circle cut 30 staff or 10% of its staff due to ‘regulatory’ concerns within the U.S., its primary mark – Link

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

ConsenSys may finally fix its ‘chaotic’ employee equity situation

Former ConsenSys employees who spoke with CoinDesk say the umbrella organization is poised to address equity distribution after numerous complaint; of the seven anonymous former employees interviewed, four said equity deals were mismanaged with six stating company politics had led to unfair distribution; CoinDesk writes founder Joe Lubin is seeking to sell 10% of his […]

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

Virtual Commodity Association creates six regulatory committees

The Virtual Commodity Association has created six regulatory committees to oversee industry set standards and best practices; the VCA’s committees first priorities include the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering, custody and security, enforcement, insurance, market integrity, and tax; the VCA was established in 2018 by bitFlyer, Bitstamp, Bittrex, and Gemini as a self-regulatory organization […]

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

Bitmain lost $150K because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block

Bitmain’s Antpool erroneously invalidated a Bitcoin block it mined by adding the coinbase award with the transaction fee, asking for a 13.26 BTC reward instead of the current reward of 12.5 BTC; the error was attributed to a software snafu costing the mining pool the $146.2K in BTC reward plus energy spent – Link

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

Bitstamp snags Gemini compliance exec as it expands into US

Bitstamp picked up Gemini’s Deputy Compliance Officer Caitlin Barrett for its expanding U.S. operations as Chief Compliance Officer; the European-based exchange was awarded a New York BitLicense in April – Link

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

SEC approves RegA+ token offering for Props

The Secuirities and Exchange Commission has given Blockstack the green light to Props for its own Reg A+; unlike Blockstack Props will not use the offering to raise money but instead to compliantly offer rewards to content creators and consumers on its network; the project has already raised $21M through a token sale with backers including […]

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

Fidelity, Deloitte, Amazon support new blockchain accelerator

IDEO’s blockchain accelerator program ‘Startup Studio’ is now backed by major space players like Fidelity, Deloitte, Amazon, and the Ethereum Foundation; each participating backer provides startup guidance for projects free of charge; IDEO has worked with notable crypto projects Augur, Grin, and ZCash to date – Link

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

Metropolitan Bank says it shut down Tether’s account after 5 months

New York’s Metropolitan Bank and Signature Bank asked Tether to shut down accounts it held at the banks after only five months; New York’s Office of the Attorney General says the accounts give the office authority to charge parent company iFinex over an alleged funds cover-up between Bitfinex and Tether – Link

By |July 12th, 2019|Regulation|0 Comments

Anchorage raises $40M Series B led by Blockchain Capital

Digital asset custodian Anchorage raises $40M Series B led by Blockchain Capital with participation from Visa and Andreessen Horowitz; the company raised a $17M Series A six months ago; targets businesses with a no-password system that requires multiple employees verify withdrawals; also uses AI and biometrics for authentication – Link

By |July 11th, 2019|Investing|0 Comments

Near Protocol raises $12.5 million

Blockchain building firm NEAR has closed a $12.1M Series A funding round led by Metastable and Accomplice; the public proof of stake blockchain network is taking aim at Ethereum hoping to supplant its developer base through its ‘theoretically limitless’ sharding solution – Link

By |July 11th, 2019|Investing, Regulation|0 Comments

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