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SoFi Obtains BitLicense to Offer Crypto Trading Services in New York

California-based financial firm SoFi has acquired a BitLicense from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)...

Former CFTC Chair to Remain Focused on Crypto and Blockchain at New Law Firm

Former United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Chris Giancarlo was hired as senior counsel at the Ne...

Fidelity Digital Asset Services Now Authorized to Operate Crypto Custody Platform

Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC (FDAS) has procured a charter from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NY...

Real Estate Magnate Sells New York Condo for $15.3M in Bitcoin

Real estate tycoon Ben Shaoul has sold a retail condo in Manhattan’s prestigious Upper East Side for $15.3 million in Bitcoin (...

Tassat Gets CFTC Approval to Issue Bitcoin Derivatives in US

New York-based financial technology firm Tassat — formerly known as  trueDigital — has succeeded in overcoming the first hurdle...

NY Court Orders Veritaseum to Pay Back $8 Million From Illegal ICO

The CEO of Delaware-registered blockchain firm Veritaseum LLC and New York-registered Veritaseum Inc., Reggie Middleton, was or...

Class Action Accuses Tether and Bitfinex of Market Manipulation

A New York-based legal firm has filed a lawsuit against Tether and Bitfinex, accusing them of cryptocurrency market manipulatio...

Coinbase to Pay US Users Interest for Holding USDC Stablecoin

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase now allows holders of USD Coin (USDC) to earn a 1...

Launch of Binance US Can Have Far-Reaching Effects on Crypto Market

From the outside looking in, the United States seems to present a host of amazing financial opportunities. However, when it com...

BitFinex Can Hold On to Documents About Alleged $850 Million Cover-up

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court has ruled that Bitfinex can hold on to documents pertaining to the alleged...