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As Cryptocurrency Exchanges Seek ATS Licenses, SEC Vows Enhanced Oversight

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has vowed that it will enforce enhanced oversight and transparency requirements on alternative trading systems (ATS), just as a number of cryptocurrency exchanges are pursuing these licenses. The SEC on Wednesday announced that it had voted to adopt amendments to the ATS regulatory framework, rules that it says will enable the agency to ...

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Huobi Launches Huobi Cloud for Establishing and Operating Digital Assets Exchanges

Huobi Group has announced the launch of a new platform, Huobi Cloud, that will allow users to build digital asset exchanges on top of Huobi’s existing platform. According to a statement shared with Cointelegraph, more than ten multinational companies have already become partners with Huobi Cloud. The new product is aimed at establishing over-the-counter (OTC) and digital asset exchanges. Partners ...

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Decentralized Exchanges’ ERC20 Trading Volumes Can Be Easily Manipulated

Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts have very high expectations for decentralized exchanges. DEXs embrace the decentralized aspect of cryptocurrencies and remove the need for custodians. Even so, these exchanges cannot solve all the world’s problems, as manipulation of trading and volume remains a pressing issue. Manipulating Decentralized Exchange Trading Volume A very intriguing Medium post surfaced over the weekend. It explained how ...

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Crypto Exchanges in South Korea Meet New Requirements, New Money to Come

The South Korea Blockchain Association has approved 12 crypto exchanges including Bithumb and UPbit over the past week, of having adequate security measures and internal management systems in place. Various local publications reported that Bithumb, UPbit, Gopax, OKCoin Korea, Korbit, Coineone, CoinZest, CPDAXX, HanbitKor, Huobi Korea, and NeoFrame, and DexKor were approved by the South Korea Blockchain Association, an institution ...

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Korea Industry Body’s Inspection of Crypto Exchanges Under Scrutiny

South Korea’s biggest self-regulatory cryptocurrency industry body, the Korea Blockchain Association (KBA), is under fire for its inspection standards after approving 12 out of 12 crypto exchanges screened in a recent self-regulatory drive. The Korea Blockchain Association (KBA), an industry body that contains nearly two dozen cryptocurrency companies, has concluded an in-house inspection of 12 domestic cryptocurrency exchanges that began ...

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Huobi Executive on Vitalik Buterin’s Crypto Exchanges Can”Burn in Hell” Comment

A Huobi Executive has described Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s comments on decentralized exchanges as ‘visceral.’ He also claimed that crypto exchanges have failed following recent hacks, including the Bancor protocol for $23 million, in an interview with NewsBTC. Huobi Exec: “a Visceral Statement” General Counsel and CCO of Huobi UK, Josh Goodbody, said that although Huobi is working on a ...

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Self-Regulating South Korean Exchanges Receive a Favorable Audit

South Korea is a very important location in the world of cryptocurrency. Its exchanges generate tremendous amounts of trading volume, and it seems that situation will not change anytime soon. According to a new report, the Korean Blockchain Association has announced that all exchanges meet its regulatory requirements, which is a very positive sign. Korean Exchanges Are in the Clear The ...

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Waves DEX Sees $5 Mln Volume, Crypto Traders Move to Decentralized Exchanges

Leading smart contracts blockchain Waves has initiated an overhaul of the design, user interface, and internal engine of its decentralized exchange to attract both casual and professional crypto traders. Benefits of Decentralized Exchanges In 2018, data privacy has become one of the most-widely discussed topics in both politics and the technology sector, primarily because of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica ...

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Philippine Special Economic Zone Grants Licenses to Three Crypto Exchanges

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) of the Philippines has issued provisional licenses to three cryptocurrency exchanges in the economic zone, the Manila Times reported July 10. CEZA expects to attract $3 million of investment following the issuance. CEZA is a state-owned corporation that controls the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport operations. In April, the Philippine government announced it ...

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Crypto Exchanges, Explained

1. They allow exchanging one cryptocurrency for another, the buying and selling of coins, and the exchange of fiat money into crypto. Crypto exchanges set the rate of the currencies — both coins and tokens. The cryptocurrency rate usually depends on the actions of sellers and buyers, although there are other factors that can affect the price. Various crypto exchanges ...

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