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Coinbase and Barclays Part Ways, Will UK Users Be Affected?

[ad_1] It is being reported that Barclays, the London-based global bank, recently stopped banking for Coinbase, the United States-based crypto exchange. Coinbase reportedly found a quick replacement in the form of another United Kingdom-based establishment, ClearBank. While Barclays connected San Francisco-based Coinbase to the U.K. Faster Payments Scheme (FPS), enabling instant withdrawals and deposits of British pounds at the exchange, ClearBank won’t offer the exchange the same service until at least
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Crypto Regulation Outlook in 2019 — What Is the Global Scenario?

[ad_1] As the global investor community starts to become increasingly aware of what crypto has to offer, it appears as though this burgeoning asset class is becoming more and more accepted. This is probably best highlighted by the fact that after experiencing bearish conditions all through 2018 (with Bitcoin even stooping at one point to around the $3K mark), the digital currency market as a whole was able to swiftly
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10 Global Enterprises Looking to Issue Their Own Cryptos

[ad_1] The growing popularity of cryptocurrency has led to a revolution in the digital currency industry. Enterprises that were of noncrypto origin now have or plan to have their own crypto product. The 10 years of cryptocurrency’s existence has led to an unprecedented ease of transactions. It has also brought transparency into the e-commerce world. This article discusses 10 of the biggest enterprises in the world, without a cryptocurrency background,
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BTC-e’s Vinnik Case Drags on as New Accusations Continue Emerging

[ad_1] On July 25, 2019, United States prosecutors filed a complaint against the defunct cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e and its alleged former operator, Alexander Vinnik. The indictment was filed nearly 24 months after Vinnik was arrested in Greece while on holiday with his family and has followed numerous extradition requests from the U.S., France and Russia that have seen Vinnik’s case appear to morph from an investigation into alleged money laundering
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Media Misreports BTC Futures Status, Option ‘Coming Soon’

[ad_1] Earlier this week, United States-regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform LedgerX was reported to launch the first physically settled Bitcoin futures contracts in the country, therefore stealing a march on Bakkt and ErisX. However, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) soon refuted that information by stating that the exchange has not yet been properly cleared by the agency. Now, a LedgerX official has told Cointelegraph that the media publication that
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Litecoin Halving: All You Need to Know

[ad_1] With just one day to go until Litecoin’s (LTC) next halving event, Cointelegraph sets out all you need to know about the cryptocurrency’s reduction in block rewards. In spite of their reputation for creating price hikes, the lead up to the halving has witnessed a 25 percent decline in valuation over the last month. What is halving?Halving is a process that occurs when the mining reward for a cryptocurrency is
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Some Senators Call on US to Lead in Blockchain and Crypto, Others Doubt

[ad_1] The United States Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs has ended the hearing on “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain” today, July 30.Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, Rebecca M. Nelson, a specialist in international trade and finance; and Mehrsa Baradaran, a professor of law at the University of California Irvine School of Law all testified before the committee.Senator Michael Crapo of Idaho began the hearing saying that
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US Congress Holds Hearing on Crypto: Witness Profiles

[ad_1] Today, on July 30, United States lawmakers will once again gather to debate cryptocurrency and blockchain policy in a hearing dubbed “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain.” The hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. EST and will be broadcast live.This time, the U.S. Senate Banking Committee is planning to hold a broader discussion on crypto following the intense, Libra-focused testimony earlier this month. The witness panel will
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Crypto Not a Solution for Financial Inclusion, Lawyer Tells US Senate

[ad_1] In a prepared statement for today’s United States Senate’s crypto hearing by international lawyer Mehrsa Baradaran, suggests that cryptos are not the solution for financial inclusion and equity in banking.Policy, not technology is the solutionIn her statement, published on the Senate’s website, Baradaran explains that the issues of inequality and inefficiency in finance that Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies are trying to solve should be resolved through policy, not
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Tracker Offers One-Stop Shop for Easy Crypto Market Analysis

[ad_1] A website that delivers live cryptocurrency prices and market capitalizations in visual form has unveiled a suite of updates and new features.Coin360 displays the latest market movements for coins and tokens in proportionately sized blocks based on their market capitalizations. Every block shows the cryptocurrency’s ticker, current price and percentage change — and charts can also be accessed by hovering over the block. Colors illustrate when prices change: green