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Clients Take Crypto Fund Manager to Court, Cite $14.2 Million in Losses

The founder of what reportedly claims to be Australia’s first online mattress retailer OzMattress and cryptocurrency fund manager Stefanos Papanastasiou is about to be brought to court by his clients over the loss of over AUD$20 million ($14.2 million). Daily Australian newspaper The Age reported about the controversy on

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French Court Clerks to Use IBM Blockchain Platform for Corporate Registry

French commercial court clerks will use a blockchain-based platform to record changes in companies’ legal status within the country. The development was revealed in an official announcement on March 14.The blockchain network was jointly developed by IBM and the National Council of Clerks (NCC) and will reportedly be deployed

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Brazilian Court Rules Santander to Return $350,000 to Crypto Exchange Mercado Bitcoin

The Court of Justice in the Brazilian state of São Paulo has dismissed the appeal made by Banco Santander against cryptocurrency exchange Mercado Bitcoin, and ruled that the bank should return funds to the company, local crypto media CriptomoedasFacil reports on March 8.Previously, the bank reportedly closed the exchange’s

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Widow of QuadrigaCX Founder Seeks Compensation for Creditor Protection Court Costs

The widow of the founder of now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has asked the court for $225,000 in compensation for legal costs, Bloomberg reports on March 4.Jennifer Robertson, the wife of late QuadrigaCX founder Gerry Cotten, is seeking repayment for financing used to help the crypto exchange acquire court-approved protection

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Russian Supreme Court Classifies Illicit Crypto Use Under Money Laundering Laws

The Russian Supreme Court has included the illicit use of cryptocurrencies in the list of criminal offences related to money laundering, local legal news site Pravo reported on Tuesday, Feb. 26.The court has introduced new amendments to the anti-money laundering (AML) decree issued in July 2015. These clarifications relate to

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