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ChainXchange Day 3: Steve Wozniak, Molly Bloom Discuss the “Brave New World” of Blockchain

Wednesday, August 15 marked the final day of the ChainXchange blockchain convention and conclusion of the main event of the first ever Las Vegas blockchain week. Fortunately, the convention did not end without a remarkable finale, as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and the inspiration behind “Molly’s Game” Molly Bloom gave presentations before joining Tone Vays, Dr. Matthew Lange, and Tony ...

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ChainXchange Day 2: Thomas Lee, Paul Krugman Discuss Bitcoin Longevity

The second day of Las Vegas Blockchain Week and the ChainXchange blockchain convention has concluded. Today’s activities included discussions and lectures carried out by prominent cryptocurrency supporters and skeptics, including representatives from Ripple and NEM, as  well as Nobel Prize winning economist and perpetual crypto bear Paul Krugman. In the afternoon, research analyst heavyweight Thomas Lee, Paragon CEO Jessica VerSteeg, ...

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Crypto Firms Hold a Closed-Door Meeting with Nasdaq to Discuss Future Regulation

A closed-door meeting was held earlier this week in Chicago where representatives from a half a dozen companies — both traditional platforms as well as Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss’s digital asset exchange Gemini and other crypto-related firms — met with officials from Nasdaq Inc. to discuss industry regulation moving forward. Nasdaq Meets with Crypto Industry According to a person familiar ...

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Crypto, Fiat Firms Discuss Cryptocurrency Legitimation in Closed-Door Nasdaq Meeting

A closed-door meeting was held by Nasdaq Inc. this week to discuss steps for legitimizing the crypto industry in global markets, Bloomberg reports today, July 27. Around half a dozen representatives from both traditional finance and the crypto industry firms –– among them reportedly the Winklevoss twins’ Gemini –– held a closed meeting in Chicago this week. As Bloomberg reports, ...

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Germany’s BaFin Visits National Bank of Georgia to Discuss Crypto Regulations

One of the largest financial supervisors in Europe met with the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) and other members of the finance sector to discuss cryptocurrency regulation, according to a post on the NBG’s site May 18. According to the post, a representative from Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) met with members of the NBG, the international financial institutions ...

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Coinbase Met with Regulators to Discuss Banking License – The Merkle

The cryptocurrency industry and the mainstream financial system haven’t been the best of friends over the years, but according to a Wall Street Journal report, Coinbase may be on its way to merging the two. The San Francisco-based crypto platform is reported to have held talks with banking industry regulators about a possible entrance into the mainstream financial services industry, a ...

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Russia and Iran Discuss Crypto Alliance

Crypto Alliance – Russia and Iran might start using digital currencies, like Bitcoin (BTC), to bypass international sanctions, Russian news source RBC reported yesterday. Both countries are exploring ways to replace the SWIFT interbank payment system and avoid the US dollar transactions said the head of Iranian Parliamentary Commission for Economic Affairs, Mohammad Reza Pourebrahimi. Pourebrahimi met with Dmitry Mezentsev, the Chair ...

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Iran and Russia Discuss Transacting in Crypto to Avoid International Sanctions

Iran and Russia could start using cryptocurrencies to avoid Western sanctions, Russian news portal RBC reported yesterday, May 17. Mohammad Reza Pourebrahimi, the head of the Iranian Parliamentary Commission for Economic Affairs, referred to cryptocurrencies as a promising way for both countries to avoid US dollar transactions, as well as a possible replacement of the SWIFT interbank payment system. At ...

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