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Circle Taps Fmr. Goldman Sachs Executive to Spearhead Regulatory Affairs

Circle Internet Financial has hired Benedicte Nolens, a former Goldman Sachs executive director, as its new head of global regulatory affairs and head of compliance for Europe and Asia operations, as the company expands into global crypto securities trading, according to Business Insider. Benedicte Nolens | Source: LinkedIn Nolens brings significant regulatory experience, joining Circle directly from the Hong Kong ...

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Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

Executives and operators of major crypto conglomerates, valued at many billions of dollars, have been more optimistic towards Ethereum than bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, as of late. Throughout the past year, Circle, the $3 billion cryptocurrency exchange and payments platform, and Coinbase, the $8 billion cryptocurrency brokerage company which also remains as the biggest digital ...

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Bitmain Expands Circle of Influence With $50 Million Investment

The world’s largest producer of ASIC mining machines, Bitmain, is expected to invest $50 million into the upcoming IPO of Opera Ltd. Bitmain’s Expanding Circle of Influence Norway-based Opera Ltd., one of the top internet browsers, has just filed for a Nasdaq initial public offering (IPO) last week, in an attempt to raise up to $115 million in financial capital. ...

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Circle Attracted 30% More Institutional Investors in May Despite Crypto Price Woes

Digital payment app Circle saw a 30% increase in institutional investors joining its ‘Circle Trade’ platform in May of this year. In attempts to meet this demand, the startup is attempting to mature its product by applying more automation to the platform, which will help cater to high-frequency trades and bigger block orders. Circle Continues to Garner Mainstream Interest It’s ...

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The Tokenisation of Everything, as Explained by Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Jeremy Allaire of Circle, a peer-to-peer payments technology company backed by Goldman Sachs, spoke on the ‘Tokenisation of Everything’ today at MoneyConf in Dublin, the biggest fintech conference in Europe. Allaire clarified for newcomers that the cryptocurrency space was far wider than Bitcoin, going ...

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Circle Is Pursuing a US Banking License

Boston-based crypto-focused financial services firm Circle plans to seek a federal banking license to diversify the services it offers to its users. According to a Bloomberg report yesterday, the firm also plans to pursue licensing as a brokerage and trading venue to facilitate the sale and purchase of digital assets which may be categorized as securities. If successful, Circle would ...

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Crypto Platform Circle in Talks to Obtain Federal Banking License

Taking a step towards mainstream financial markets, one of the most valuable cryptocurrency platforms, Circle Internet Financial Ltd., is looking to make moves into the highly regulated realm of U.S. banks and brokerages. Circle Initiate Talks With US Regulators More specifically, Circle plans to obtain a federal banking license to provide more services to customers. It is also attempting to help ...

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Circle Seeks Banking License, Trading Venue Registration to Expand Crypto Services

Peer-to-peer payments platform Circle Internet Financial Ltd., is pursuing both a federal banking license with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and registration as a brokerage and trading venue with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The news comes from a Bloomberg report today, June 6. Robert Bench, COO of Circle — which was partly funded ...

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