Trading Sanctions Imposed on Tezos Co-Founder Amid FINRA Settlement (news.bitcoin.com)

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), has taken action against Tezos co-founder Arthur Breitman. The Wall Street regulator has fined Mr. Breitman $ 20,000 USD, banning Tezos from associating with broker-dealers for two years. It’s part of a settlement following FINRA’s accusations that the crypto company’s co-founder made false statements regarding the project whilst employed at Morgan Stanley.
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Cryptocurrency exchange investigation: US authorities launch major probe into bitcoin trading

The New York Attorney General has launched an investigation into 13 major cryptocurrency exchanges trading bitcoin and other digital currencies. The office of General Eric Schneiderman sent a letter to Coinbase, Gemini, Bit Trust and other exchanges, requesting more facts for investors and traders in …
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Which is the best country to open a crypto trading exchange? (reddit.com)

Among such countries as USA, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia and Malta I would also mention Finland. “Suomen Pankki” (SP) (Finland’s Central Bank) may be considered a hero role model for other EU financial watchdogs to follow. Not only its officials have been closely monitoring crypto-currencies market for years, gradually deepening their understanding of decentralized digital money environment, but also bank’s official statements are remarkably different in its measured and thoughtful tonality…

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Gemini Adds Block Trading to Reduce Impact of Large Orders on Bitcoin Price

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has added a new feature that will reduce the impact that large buy and sell orders have on the Bitcoin price. Announced on Monday, Gemini Block Trading will allow cryptocurrency “whales” to execute large trades outside of the …
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Bitcoin [BTC] or other crypto trading NOT BANNED in India – Exchanges like Unocoin & Zebpay …

Against the accepted journalistic prerogative, even a “common” understanding of how cryptocurrencies work is enough to realize that no entity, government or person could ever “ban” cryptocurrency. There could only be a ban on exchanges that facilitate trading cryptocurrencies which might limit options …
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Coinbase Takes Steps Toward Becoming an Alternative Trading System (bitcoinmagazine.com)

Cryptocurrency trading firm Coinbase has entered into talks with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about registering as a licensed broker-dealer firm and electronic trading venue, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, April 6, 2018.The move comes just as U.S. regulators have begun clarifying their stance on virtual currencies. Testifying before the…

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Bitcoin and its crypto cousins are trading at their lowest prices in five months

Bitcoin is bumping around near the lowest prices recorded since November, as government watchdogs around the world more closely scrutinize the crypto sector. The market value of all digital tokens, which includes bitcoin as well as ethereum, ripple, stellar, and hundreds of other variations, has …
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Canadian and European Bitcoin P2P Markets Set Record Trading Volume (news.bitcoin.com)

Localbitcoins trading volume has witnessed volume spikes across miscellaneous markets in recent weeks, with global volume bouncing to $ 75 million USD this past week. The Canadian and European markets both produced record volume this past week – after both markets produced seemingly anomalous spikes in trading activity.
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