📚    Inbound regulations from the Financial Authority Task Force agreed upon by G20 members in Dec. 2018 have the crypto industry up in arms, but little can be done. A recent meeting in Vienna between FATF and crypto industry members showed staunch opposition to the draft regulations expected to be implemented this coming June, the biggest bone being extensive KYC laws for both incoming and exiting transactions above $1,000; industry experts believe a crypto 'SWIFT' has to be developed in light of the regulations, as exchanges are forced to produce information on demand to authorities; critiques from firms like Chainalysis may change the final draft, but are unlikely to deter the entire effort - Link


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Hedera Hashgraph has officially launched its public network after testing with a small group of clients since Dec. 2018; with the network live investors in the project, which raised $124M in a token sale, will start to receive their HBAR tokens; according to CoinDesk, twelve cryptocurrency exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) desks plan to list HBAR for trading: AlgoZ, BitOoda, Bering Waters, Bittrex, Galaxy Digital, GSR, Liquid, OKEx, OKCoin, OSL, Upbit, and xFutures - Link


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Wells Fargo is developing a U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin, called "Wells Fargo Digital Cash" that will be used in a pilot to settle internal cross-border payments; the firm believes its proprietary digital ledger tech (DLT) platform will enable money to move in near real-time, with less transaction fees, and outside normal operating hours - Link


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Deutsche Bank has joined banking rival JPMorgan's Interbank Information Network (IIN) a blockchain-based network comprised of over 60 banks, according to a Financial Times report; the IIN allows member banks to exchange information related to international payments on a blockchain; up until this point, most of the members of the network have been smaller banks and clients of JPMorgan - Link


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A critical exploit was discovered in a newly released AirSwap smart contract, according to a blog post from AirSwap; the vulnerability, which was discovered during an internal security review, would allow an attacker, under certain conditions, to perform a swap without requiring a signature from a counterparty. A list of 10 accounts that were at risk was released by the team; these accounts would have been at risk between midday September 11th and early morning of September 12th; no action is required for addresses that are not on this list; for those that are listed the announcement directs users to https://authorizations.airswap.io/ where they can revoke authorizations for the contract - Link


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Square is testing a free stock trades feature within its Cash App, according to a company video seen by Bloomberg; a source indicated employees began testing the service in recent weeks; Cash App previously launched Bitcoin trading - Link


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