Coinbase expands to Australia

Announcements | July 29, 2016 By:

Coinbase has announced the expansion of its services to Australia.

“We’re focused on creating an open financial system for the world, allowing people to easily buy and sell digital currencies anywhere in the world. Along with this launch in Australia,

Read more…

European Commission plans to create central database of bitcoin users

Regulation | July 28, 2016 By:

The European Commission is proposing the creation of a central database that will have records of bitcoin and virtual currency users’ identities and wallet addresses, which will be accessible to financial intelligence units of member countries.

“This proposal seeks to prevent the large-scale concealment of funds which can hinder the effective fight against financial crime,

Read more…

Agentic blockchain consortium opens London office

Group | July 28, 2016 By:

Agentic Group announced their expansion into the UK with the opening of their London office.

The blockchain consortium aims to support ideas that develop and monetize the emerging “Internet of Value.” Agentic’s UK announcement plans to bolster the financial technology sector in Europe following the controversial Brexit vote in June.

Read more…

Gibraltar Stock Exchange adds bitcoin backed ETI

Investing | July 27, 2016 By:

Gibraltar Stock Exchange announced it has approved the inclusion of BitcoinETI as a tradable instrument on the exchange platform.

The BitcoinETI is being issued by a firm called iStructure PCC PLC, based in Gibraltar. Local firms Argentarius ETI Management Limited and Revoltura Limited were also involved with the issuance.

Read more…