Cryptocurrency Mining – Why Iceland Is The Ideal Place

Blockchain, FinTech, ICO News, Investing, Regulation | July 3, 2018 By:

The advantages to using cryptocurrency are abundant, but some experts remain concerned over the impact mining will have on global economies. Crypto-mining serves two main purposes: Adding transactions to the blockchain and releasing new forms of cryptocurrency. The process can be taxing on computer generator systems because it requires a certain amount of energy and power.

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Philippines’ Economic Zone To Issue 25 Crypto Licenses

News, Regulation | July 3, 2018 By:

Raul Lambino, Administrator and CEO of the Philippines’ Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), has revealed plans to issue 25 licenses to cryptocurrency firms.

CEZA is a government-operated economic zone in the northern tip of the Philippines. It is a major trans-shipment point for trade in the Asia-Pacific rim due to its strategic location between the Pacific Ocean and the West Philippine Sea.

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Bermuda To Establish “New Class Of Banks” For FinTech And Blockchain Firms

Blockchain, News, Regulation | July 3, 2018 By:

The government of Bermuda is planning to amend the country’s Banking Act in order to establish a new class of bank that will provide services to blockchain firms.

The upcoming amendments to the Banks and Deposit Companies Act 1999 is part of the government’s mission to put its name on the map as an outlier destination for FinTech innovation.

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Blockchain Tokens – Compliant Structures for Securities Offerings

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Opinion, Regulation | June 28, 2018 By:

Proceeds from blockchain token sales (popularly known as initial coin offerings or “ICOs”) reportedly topped $5 billion in 2017, with approximately $1 billion of such offerings originating in the United States (EY research: initial coin offerings [ICOs] [Dec. 2017]). Blockchain technology has a variety of potential applications,

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