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Croatia: Financial Regulator Approves First Regulated Bitcoin Fund

In a significant development for the global cryptocurrency space, the Croatian financial regulator Hanfa has approved a Bitcoin (BTC) investment fund for the public to invest in. The fund is Croatia’s first regulated, crypto alternative asset fund. Croats Gain Access to Regulated Bitcoin Fund Just days before the highly-anticipated Bitcoin halving, the

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CFTC Approves New Cryptocurrency Derivatives Platform — Bitnomial to Offer Regulated Bitcoin Futures

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved a new bitcoin derivatives trading platform. Bitnomial Exchange will list margined and physically delivered bitcoin futures and options. Besides Bitnomial, the CFTC has only approved a handful of other platforms to offer bitcoin derivatives trading, such as CME, Cboe, and Bakkt.CFTC

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Hong Kong: SFC Approves Bitcoin (BTC) Fund Geared Toward Institutional Investors

According to a Bloomberg report published on April 19, 2020, Hong Kong-based Venture Smart Asia Ltd. Has launched the country’s first approved cryptocurrency fund that targets a first-year size of $100 million. The fund gives an official opportunity to institutional investors to add some Bitcoin (BTC) exposure to their portfolios. Hong

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Malaysian Securities Regulator Approves Crypto Trading Platform

Following a nine-month-long probationary period, Malaysia-based cryptocurrency trading firm, Tokenize Malaysia, has received full approval from local securities watchdog.With the approval to operate a Digital Assets Exchange, the company’s cryptocurrency trading platform, Tokenize Xchange, became legally approved and regulated by the Securities Commission (SC) of Malaysia, local news outlet,

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Indonesia’s Commodities Regulator Approves Asia-Pacific Crypto Exchange

Indonesia’s Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency, also known as Bappebti, has given the green light to crypto exchange provider Zipmex.The approval is the latest in Zipmex’s series of applications to regulators in the Asia-Pacific region, where it has already secured a go-ahead from Thai and Australian authorities. Regulated operations across

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Zcash Community Approves New Mining Reward Distribution Scheme

A recent poll revealed community support for Zcash mining reward changes, which will take effect in November 2020. With the Zcash Founder’s Reward terminating in November, the privacy asset’s mining situation has come into question, a blog post from one of the project's supporters, Electric Coin Company, or ECC, said

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