Japan’s Financial Services Agency To Introduce Crypto Wallet Regulation

News, Regulation | November 19, 2018 By:

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is planning to introduce regulation for crypto wallet service providers.

During the FSA’s ninth cryptocurrency study group meeting last week, officials discussed regulatory measures for cryptocurrency wallet services, including the maintenance of internal control systems, management of cryptocurrencies belonging to the service providers and customers,


CFTC Orders Bitcoin Trader To Pay $1.1M USD For Fraudulent Crypto Scheme

Crime, News | November 13, 2018 By:

An Arizona-based crypto trader has been fined $1.1 million by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for stealing cryptocurrencies from his previous employer, Chicago-based trading firm Consolidated Trading.

The CFTC issued an Order filing and settling charges against Joseph Kim for orchestrating a fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme that led to more than $1 million in losses.


Fintage House To Accept Crypto For Entertainment Rights Transactions

News, Now Accepting | November 13, 2018 By:

Fintage House, a Netherlands-based rights management company, has teamed with blockchain social entertainment platform TaTaTu to start accepting cryptocurrency for entertainment rights transactions.

Established in 1986, Fintage House specializes in the collection and management of music publishing rights and neighboring rights for record labels and artists;


Crypto Exchange Binance Creates New Division For Institutional-Grade Research Reports

Blockchain, News | November 9, 2018 By:

Crypto exchange Binance has created a division that will provide in-depth analysis and data-driven insights of crypto assets.

Called Binance Research, the new division will focus on the creation of institutional-grade research reports with the aim of increasing transparency and improving the quality of information available within the crypto space.


VersaVault Initiates Commercialization Of Its Safety Deposit Box For Cryptocurrency

Blockchain, Innovation, News | November 9, 2018 By:

VersaVault, a subsidiary of Canada-based all-digital bank VersaBank, has successfully completed the beta testing phase of its blockchain digital safety deposit box and is initiating commercialization of its services.

First announced in January of this year, VersaVault’s digital safety deposit box will enable the bank’s customers to easily,