Crypto Trader From Sweden Paid Million USD In Taxes

Investing, News, Regulation | February 23, 2019 By:

Cryptocurrency markets and their users are becoming regulated more and more heavily by their respective governments as well as the international legislative bodies. Some countries are applying their regulatory powers in a mild fashion, while others are taking a more radical route. Places like China and South America being some of the least crypto-friendly places on Earth.

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Regulatory Advisory Firm for Blockchain Business Launched By Former CFTC Lawyer

Announcements, Blockchain, News | February 22, 2019 By:

Kevin Batteh, a former US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) lawyer, has announced the establishment of a regulatory strategy firm specifically focused on advising blockchain companies.

Batteh joined the CFTC in 2003 and served as chief trial attorney in the US Dollar LIBOR manipulation cases that resulted in billion dollar settlements.

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Telefónica, Wibson Partner To Trial Blockchain Consumer Data Marketplace

Blockchain, News | February 22, 2019 By:

Spanish multinational telecommunications giant Telefónica is collaborating with blockchain consumer data marketplace Wibson to trial a data verification capability that validates the authenticity of consumer data in its system.

Wibson is a project from the team behind Grandata whose mission is to create a trusted universal data platform that maximizes value for both individuals and companies.

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Chinese Internet Giant Baidu Teams With Hainan Province To Accelerate Blockchain Adoption

Blockchain, News | February 22, 2019 By:

Chinese search engine giant Baidu is working with the Hainan province, the smallest and southernmost province of China, to broaden the adoption of blockchain technology.

In October 2018, Baidu partnered with the government of Hainan province and high-tech incubator Hainan Resort Software Community to establish a blockchain research center to promote the use of Baidu’s first decentralized ledger XuperChain.

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