Author: Joeri Cant

Huobi Indonesia Launches Trading Between Indonesian Rupiah and Tether

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Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is launching a fiat gateway in Indonesia to enable fiat-to-crypto trading between the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) and Tether (USDT). In a Dec. 27 press release, the Huobi Group announced that the launch of the new fiat-currency gateway Read More

US SEC Imposes $250,000 Penalty, Requires Return of up to $13M for Unregistered ICO

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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reached a settlement with New York-based startup Blockchain of Things Inc. (BCOT) for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO). On Dec. 18, the SEC announced in a press release that Read More

New York AG Finds It ‘Perverse’ For Bitfinex and Tether to Criticize Investigation

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In a filing with the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division, New York Attorney General Letitia James roundly criticized the efforts of Bitfinex and Tether to halt her office’s investigation into the companies. Bitfinex and Tether are under investigation Read More

Circle Cuts Another 10 Employees, Rejects Connection to CEO Stepping Down

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Payments company Circle has reportedly laid off another ten employees, following the news that its CEO Sean Neville quit his position — events that the firm says are unlinked. On Dec. 11, a Circle representative told Cointelegraph ”we’ve streamlined some Read More

LedgerX Places Founders On Leave Following Public CFTC Woes

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The board of directors of Ledger Holdings, Inc., parent company to LedgerX, announced that co-founders Paul and Juthica Chou have been placed on administrative leave, effective immediately. In a Dec. 9 press release, the Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives exchange LedgerX explained Read More

BitFlyer’s New ‘Instant Buy’ Feature Lets Users Buy Crypto With Cards or Transfers

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Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer announced the launch of ‘Instant Buy’ on its European exchange platform. BitFlyer launched its latest feature Instant Buy on Dec. 5 to provide its European users with the ability to buy cryptocurrency using a credit card, Read More

Former Morgan Stanley Developers Launch Crypto Derivatives Exchange

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Eight former core developers from financial services company Morgan Stanley have launched Phemex, a new cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, in Singapore. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 4, the former Morgan Stanley developers claim the platform is Read More