The NY Attorney General’s Office stated that many crypto exchanges cannot monitor abusive trading activity, and referred 3 for potential violations. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-york-ags-office-takes-aim-at-crypto-exchanges-in-new-report/. …

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Bitsy, a Medici Ventures portfolio firm, wants to spur crypto adoption with the launch of an ultra-simple, beginner-friendly wallet. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/medici-backed-bitsy-launches-user-friendly-crypto-wallet-to-boost-adoption/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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R3’s annual Corda event appeared to be in rude health this year, with packed presentations and some notable news announcements. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-developers-and-converts-swarm-r3s-cordacon/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Crypto security startup BitGo has received approval in the U.S. to act as a qualified custodian for digital assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitgo-receives-regulatory-approval-to-custody-crypto-assets/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Blockchain technology can help global businesses generate an extra $1 trillion in trade finance, according to World Economic Forum research. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-could-boost-trade-finance-by-1-trillion-wef-research-says/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Crypto exchange Gemini is set to issue a dollar-backed, NYDFS-approved stablecoin – the second to launch in New York today. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/gemini-launches-nydfs-regulated-crypto-pegged-to-the-dollar/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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One European lawmaker wants to standardize ICO regulations, thereby making it easier for projects to raise funding across the EU. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-lawmaker-wants-standard-regulations-to-allow-passport-for-icos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Despite previously telling the SEC it would not accept cryptocurrencies, High Times is accepting both bitcoin and ethereum for its IPO. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/high-times-now-says-its-accepting-cryptocurrencies-payments-for-its-ipo/. …

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Investment bank Goldman Sachs has reportedly dropped plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk, for now at least. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/goldman-sachs-said-to-have-sidelined-plans-for-crypto-trading-desk/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Is it time to rethink private blockchains? The World Bank’s “blockchain bond” success has reinvigorated that question. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-power-of-private-blockchains-is-beginning-to-show/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the national exchange are looking to blockchain for selling tokenized digital assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-taps-blockchain-platform-for-selling-tokenized-securities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The World Bank’s blockchain bond raised $110 million AUD, and is based on a private ethereum network. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/world-banks-blockchain-bond-experiment-raises-81-million/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The World Bank is expected to settle its first blockchain-based bond worth $73 Million at the end of this month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-world-bank-is-about-to-settle-a-blockchain-bond-worth-73-million/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Ai Weiwei and Kevin Abosch is looking to blockchain to start a conversation on the value of human life. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/chinese-artist-ai-weiwei-uses-ethereum-to-make-art-about-value/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange will be adding cryptocurrency trading for its clients later this year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jamaica-stock-exchange-to-trade-crypto-assets-in-2018/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Bitt is partnering with the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten to look into issuing a central bank-backed digital currency for the two nations. This article is originally written and…

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Bitcoin derivatives trading provider LedgerX says it saw a “record” amount of trading volume over the last two months. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ledgerx-launches-new-options-trading-platform-for-clients/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service has encouraged public and private sector companies to develop a blockchain-based stock trading system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/koreas-financial-regulator-wants-to-use-the-blockchain-for-stock-trading/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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American retail giant Overstock.com’s blockchain subsidiary is partnering with the Zambian government to build a blockchain land title registry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/zambia-overstocks-medici-ink-deal-on-blockchain-land-registry-pilot/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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U.S.-based custody bank Northern Trust is helping traditional “mainstream” hedge funds expand into cryptocurrencies, says Forbes. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/northern-trust-is-helping-hedge-funds-invest-in-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Announced Monday, LedgerConnect is the offspring of bank-owned currency trading utility CLS and enterprise software giant IBM. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-barclays-and-citi-team-up-to-launch-blockchain-app-store-for-banks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Despite the rejection of a bid for a bitcoin ETF, the crypto market remains confident other proposals will persevere. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/rejection-aside-calls-for-a-bitcoin-etf-are-only-escalating/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Anti-money-laundering and know-your-customer practices have cost many billions more than all ICO scams put together – yet, what they have produced? This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/theres-a-bigger-scam-than-anything-in-crypto-its-called-kyc-aml/. …

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BRICS nations’ state-owned development banks plan to research blockchain technology for international transactions and other products. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/brics-bank-consortium-to-research-blockchain-applications/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Following China’s pharma scandal, investors are buying a firm’s claim to be developing a vaccine-tracking blockchain, but one regulator isn’t happy. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/vaccine-blockchain-plan-prompts-enquiries-amid-china-pharma-scandal/. …

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People are now placing bets on whether public figures will be assassinated on decentralized prediction market Augur. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-first-augur-assassination-markets-have-arrived/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The CFPB is launching a regulatory sandbox to encourage innovation in new tech such as blockchain, acting head Mick Mulvaney announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on…

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The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is poised to launch a live blockchain trade finance platform within two months. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hong-kongs-blockchain-trade-finance-platform-to-go-live-by-september/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Global investment management company BlackRock may be mulling a move into bitcoin futures, according to a report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/report-worlds-biggest-asset-manager-blackrock-exploring-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Technology startups Nivaura and 20|30 are shaking up equity crowdfunding with the FCA and LSE. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-financial-regulators-are-preparing-for-a-world-of-crypto-assets/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Not a traditional firewall, the term denotes how Corda is able to limit communication between blockchain nodes operating in different environments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/r3-launches-corda-enterprise-with-first-ever-blockchain-firewall/. …

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