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US CFTC Approves LedgerX’s Application for Designation As Contract Market

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the application of LedgerX LLC for designation as a contract market, according to an announcement published on June 25.LedgerX — a U.S.-based regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform — can operate as a designated contract market (DCM) as of

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Russian State Tests Blockchain-Based Application for Public Administration

The Russian state of Nizhny Novgorod is testing the use of the blockchain-based application “City N” for public administration tasks, according to a report by ForkLog on May 28.State residents will reportedly be able to file their taxes on the blockchain-based Vostok platform using the City N application. Other

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SEC to Consider New Bitcoin and Ethereum Exchange-Traded Fund Application

United States regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is reviewing a new application for a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF), documents released on May 9 show.The product comes courtesy of Crescent Crypto Index Services, a subsidiary of benchmarking and passive index investing firm Crescent Crypto Asset Management.It would include

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Nike to Launch Crypto Called Cryptokicks? Trademark Application Hints Yes

The crypto community has known for a while that Facebook might be issuing its own cryptocurrency. And now, it appears the online behemoth might have a little competition. Reports have surfaced that athletic apparel manufacturer Nike is thinking of doing the same. The Oregon-based company even has a name for

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Nike Files Trademark Application in the US for ‘Cryptokicks’

Nike has filed a trademark application for the phrase “Cryptokicks,” a document filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on April 19 shows.The footwear giant’s application describes offering crypto wallets and “downloadable mobile applications for providing access to crypto collectibles, crypto art and application tokens” — as well

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Bittrex Responds to NYDFS Denial of BitLicense Application, Cites Factual Inaccuracies

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has responded to the New York Department of Financial Services’ (NYDFS) denial of the company's BitLicense application in a press release published on April 10.Earlier today, NYDFS denied Bittrex’s application for a BitLicense — which is required to conduct virtual currency related business in

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