Monthly Archives: July 2021

Philippine Stock Exchange wants to launch local crypto markets first

The Philippine Stock Exchange is waiting for the local SEC to issue guidelines for crypto trading. The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is aiming to be first in line when financial regulators give the green light for crypto asset trading in the country. On Friday, July 2, CNN reported that PSE president and CEO Ramon Monzon said the local bourse should be the country’s first exchange platform for crypto assets. He stated: “If there should be any exchange for cryptos, it should be done at the PSE. Why? […]

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Wyoming legally recognizes first DAO in the United States

Wyoming is further solidifying its position as the most crypto-friendly state in North America. The crypto-friendly state of Wyoming has approved the first legally recognized Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) in the United States. The American CryptoFed DAO received notice from the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office on July 1 recognizing it as a legal entity, according to a July 4 announcement. Marian Orr, CEO of the American CryptoFed DAO, stated: “Wyoming is the leading digital assets jurisdiction in the USA, and now with this DAO law, Wyoming […]

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Aave to launch permissioned deployment for institutions in July

In response to “extensive demand from various institutions,” Aave’s permissioned deployment will go live this month. Leading DeFi money market, Aave, has announced plans to launch a permissioned version of its platform for institutional investors this month. The platform will be launched in partnership with crypto custodian and service provider, Fireblocks. On June 4, Twitter user “TraderNoah” shared a screenshot of an email they claim to have received after attending Blockworks’ “Next Steps in Institutional DeFi” webinar that featured Aave founder and CEO Stani Kulechov, Fireblocks CEO […]

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EY Releases Nightfall 3 — Protocol Aims to Bolster Private and Affordable Ethereum Transfers

EY, the multinational professional services network commonly known as Ernst & Young, has announced the company has contributed a set of tools for privately managing transactions on the Ethereum network. EY’s global media relations executive Joanna Hardy explained on Thursday how the company’s protocol helps ethereum transaction fees become more affordable and it enables the private transfer of ether. Professional Services Giant and Big Four Member EY Releases Ethereum Protocol Nightfall 3 EY is a well known professional and financial services brand and the company headquartered in […]

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Feds Sell Seized Bitcoin From 2018 for $19 Million

The U.S. has sold about 500 bitcoins seized back in 2018 for about $19.2 million. This was reportedly the largest net forfeiture in the Northern District of Ohio’s history. Federal authorities in the U.S. state of Ohio have sold bitcoins seized back in 2018 in a fraud case. The seized bitcoins were sold for nearly $19.23 million, Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced Thursday. The coins seized during the investigation were initially valued at approximately $2.88 million. This was reportedly the largest net forfeiture in the […]

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US SEC Commissioner Says Bitcoin ETF Approval Long Overdue

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce says that the regulator should have approved a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the U.S. a long time ago. She emphasized that it is not the SEC’s job to approve or reject applications based on the merits of the underlying investment itself. “People should make their own decisions” whether to buy bitcoin, said the commissioner. SEC Commissioner Wants Bitcoin ETF Approved A commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Hester Peirce, talked about the prospects of the SEC approving a bitcoin […]

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