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Blockchain is transforming capital markets in Singapore and beyond — Opinion

Over the course of history, technological advancements have reshaped the nature of money and finance. The decades-long journey from analog to digital finance has resulted in cash all but disappearing from our lives and made transactions quicker, easier and cheaper. The same transition is now transforming capital markets, with financial

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US State Regulators Investigating Crypto Trading Firm Genesis Global Capital: Barron’s

The report said that Alabama Securities Commission Director Joseph Borg indicated that his agency and several other states are involved in the investigations, which focus on whether Genesis and other companies persuaded residents of their states to invest in crypto securities without having the proper registrations. Borg did not name

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Luno Africa Says Customers and Operations Not Affected by Turmoil at Genesis Capital – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Just days after reassuring concerned customers, Marius Reitz, the general manager of crypto exchange Luno Africa, recently reiterated the company has not been impacted by Genesis Capital’s decision to pause withdrawals. He added Luno customers still have access to funds in the savings wallet despite its lending partner’s decision to

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Brendan Blumer, CEO of, which developed the EOSIO blockchain platform and EOS (EOS) coin, has purchased a stake in Silvergate Capital, the holding company for Silvergate Bank, a crypto-fiat gateway network designed for financial institutions, according to an SEC filing. That document, dated Nov. 23, listed Nov. 16 as

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Genesis Global Capital Confirms Hiring Investment Bank Moelis, Talks With Potential Investors

"We've begun discussions with potential investors and our largest creditors and borrowers, including Gemini and DCG," Genesis' interim CEO Derar Islim said in a memo sent to customers. "We expect to expand these conversations in the coming days," noting that Moelis was hired to fast track these talks. Source

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Kenyan Lawmaker Proposes Introducing Crypto Income and Capital Gains Tax – Regulation Bitcoin News

According to a capital markets amendment bill reportedly sponsored by Kenyan lawmaker Abraham Kirwa, cryptocurrency holders in the country will be obliged to pay taxes on gains. In addition, the bill (if passed into law) would require crypto holders to furnish Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority with details such as “the

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Genesis Global Capital Has Hired Investment Bank Moelis to Explore Options Including Bankruptcy: New York Times

"In recent days, there has been chatter about intercompany loans between Genesis Global Capital and DCG," Silbert wrote. "For those unaware, in the ordinary course of business, DCG has borrowed money from Genesis Global Capital in the same vein as hundreds of crypto investment firms. These loans were always structured

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