Cryptocurrencies

Colombian gov’t invites companies to trial its crypto transaction framework

The government of Colombia has approved on September 22 a pilot program that calls companies to test crypto transactions until ...

Crypto mining activities are now regulated by the Venezuelan gov

Venezuela’s National Superintendency of Crypto Assets and Related Activities, or SUNACRIP, has issued the first decree to...

Part 3 — The extraterritorial reach of US securities laws

As mentioned in the first and second parts of this story, on March 24, 2020, in a widely reported and closely followed decision...

Huobi crypto exchange launches trading app in Russia

Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global is expanding in Russia by rolling out its native mobile app in the country. Users in...

Part 2 — The case against integrating the two prongs of a SAFT

As discussed in the previous article, Telegram is a popular global instant messaging company. In 2018, it sold contractual righ...

How DeFi is completing the job Bitcoin started

In a broad sense, 2020 has been the year of the COVID-19 pandemic. As it charges toward 1 million deaths and over 30 million in...

Canada’s first regulated crypto exchange Wealthsimple Crypto goes live

Wealthsimple Crypto, the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Canada, is rolling out its trading platform to the public t...

Binance.US CEO calls companies not integrating crypto ‘ignorant’

Catherine Coley, the CEO of crypto exchange Binance’s United States branch, says adopting crypto may be one of the only ways fo...
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Part 1 — Key takeaways for now

Telegram is a popular, global, cloud-based instant messaging, videotelephone and voice-over service company. Particularly popul...

No, you can’t buy Venezuela’s Petro on any overseas exchanges

A New York-based crypto exchange has listed a token with the same name as the Venezuelan state-issued asset, the Petro (PTR). I...