Crypto industry unicorn Coinbase has aggressive growth plans for its newly opened New York office, which caters to institutional clients. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-crypto-jobs-hiring/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Winklevoss Brothers Launch Fiat-Backed Stablecoin After New York Regulator’s Green Light Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, creators of cryptocurrency trading platform Gemini, have received permission from New York regulators to launch their own stablecoin, according to…

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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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Blockchain startup Paxos is launching a regulated, dollar-backed stablecoin to facilitate instant transaction settlements for crypto investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/paxos-unveils-dollar-backed-stablecoin-approved-by-new-york-regulator/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has stated its opposition  to the U.S. Department of Treasury’s endorsement of regulatory “sandboxes” for fintech companies that essentially allow fintechs…

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Two Nevada men have settled with the SEC over alleged illicit trading of a claimed blockchain company’s stock. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-settles-trader-lawsuit-tied-to-blockchain-firm-stock-sales/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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On June 4, Rostin Behnam commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) took an interesting stance on cryptocurrency and related technologies during a talk at the BFI United…

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Ex-hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz has reneged on his promise to build the ‘Goldman Sachs of crypto’, instead referencing the notorious bank Drexel Burnham Lambert. This investment bank was behind…

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A bill introduced by New York Assemblyman Ron Kim would launch pilot programs testing cryptocurrencies as a community monetary system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/lawmaker-wants-new-york-state-to-pilot-local-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Following Eric Schneiderman’s abrupt resignation, the New York Attorney General’s Office’s “work continues,” according to a spokesperson. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-probe-continues-despite-new-york-ags-resignation/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Coinbase’s chief legal and risk officer “applauds” the Attorney General’s inquiry into cryptocurrency exchanges’ practices. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-discloses-corporate-data-response-ny-crypto-inquiry/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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The New York Attorney General office launched a fact-finding inquiry to discover how the cryptocurrency exchanges work and what they’re doing to fight bots, money laundering, and market manipulation. Erik Voorhees,…

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An exchange that left New York in 2015 has been contacted by the state’s Attorney General. They’re not happy about it. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/kraken-ceo-crypto-exchange-wont-comply-with-new-york-inquiry/. …

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New York State’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is requesting information from 13 cryptocurrency exchanges in attempts to improve transparency and accountability and help protect digital currency investors. The…

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New York’s attorney general is taking a closer look at some of the most well-known cryptocurrency exchanges. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-bitfinex-new-york-launches-inquiry-13-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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