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Bank For International Settlements Distances Itself Fr… | News

A new joint European banking report has poured cold water on the effectiveness of so-called central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The report, submitted by two working groups under the auspices of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and European Central Bank (ECB), warns about the “adverse” effect of introducing a CBDC. It also advocates that banks and other authorities “continue ...

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European Commission To Release Bloc-Wide Blockchain Fr… | News

The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, is set to reveal plans for a joint regulatory effort on fintech, including Blockchain, Reuters reported Monday, March 5. A copy of a draft document seen by the publication, due for release “as soon as this week,” suggests a desire for EU regulators to adopt blanket rules governing issues such as crowdfunding and ...

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Hacked Exchange Coincheck To Be Sued By Traders For Fr… | News

Ten cryptocurrency traders will file a lawsuit at the Tokyo District Court on Thursday, Feb. 15, against crypto exchange Coincheck over the company’s freezing of crypto withdrawals, Reuters reported today, Feb. 13. The Japan-based exchange had frozen all withdrawals after they lost $530 mln in NEM in a hack last month. The plaintiffs’ lawyer, Hiromu Mochizuki, told Reuters that the ...

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Just One Person Found To Have Caused Bitcoin’s Jump Fr… | News

A recent paper on Bitcoin (BTC) price manipulation has shown that just one actor was likely responsible for driving the price of Bitcoin from $150 to $1000 in 2013. The paper, co-authored by Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman, examines the suspicious trading activity that took place on the now-defunct Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange, and claims that ...

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