European Parliament Approves Tougher Rules On Crypto Exchanges

News, Regulation | April 20, 2018 By:

The European Parliament has supported an agreement to bring closer regulation to cryptocurrencies.

Members of the European Parliament voted by a large majority on Thursday to support an agreement reached with the European Council in December to bring cryptocurrencies under closer regulation to prevent them from being used for money laundering and terrorism financing.


JPMorgan Chase Sued Over ‘Sky-High’ Cryptocurrency Fees

Crime, News | April 12, 2018 By:

JPMorgan Chase has been hit with a class-action lawsuit in Manhattan federal court for charging “sky-high” interest rates and fees to customers who used their credit cards to buy cryptocurrencies.

Brady Tucker, the plaintiff named in the April 10 complaint, alleges that Chase Bank charged additional layers of fees and much higher interest on the cash advances versus what they charge for credit card purchases,


Brazilian University Launches Master’s Degree In Cryptofinance

Announcements, Education | April 12, 2018 By:

Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), a Brazilian higher education institution, is launching a Master’s degree focused on cryptocurrencies.

Based in São Paulo, FGV offers regular courses of Economics, Business Administration, Law, Social Sciences and Information technology management. Its original goal was to train people for the country’s public and private sector management.