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Binance settlement ‘net positive’ for cryptocurrency industry — Mike Novogratz

Binance’s $4.3 billion settlement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is being hailed as a positive move for the company and the wider cryptocurrency industry, according to Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz.In an interview with Bloomberg on Nov. 29, the CEO of the cryptocurrency investment firm expressed his belief that the

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How On-chain Analytics Bring Transparency to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Transactions

As managers investing on behalf of clients, we are constantly monitoring on-chain analytics to ensure we are making informed decisions. You can gather a lot of useful, actionable information with on-chain analytics. For example, you can look at unique wallet addresses. If this is growing rapidly it could mean that

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NYDFS Rolls Out Stricter Guidelines for Cryptocurrency Listings, De-listings

The new rules also require companies to give advance for token de-listings and to be more transparent with their customers about removing support for cryptocurrencies they once listed. In addition, the companies must formulate their policies based upon “specific business model, operations, customers and counterparties, geographies of operations, and service

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Blockchain.com Closes $110M Funding as Investors Show Renewed Interest in Cryptocurrency

A number of reputable investors participated in the Series E funding round, among them there were Lakestar, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Coinbase Ventures, and Baillie Gifford. Blockchain.com, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, recently raised $110 million in a Series E equity financing round that was led by UK-based Kingsway Capital. The

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Cryptocurrency Exchange OKX Coming Out With Layer 2 ‘X1’ Built on Polygon Technology

Polygon’s CDK is currently in the mix for consideration for Kraken’s layer 2, according to people familiar with the matter, but Polygon Labs Chief Executive Officer Mark Boiron said he doesn’t think the announcement about X1 – the result of a major deal with a big exchange competitor – would

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Australia to impose capital gains tax on wrapped cryptocurrency tokens

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has issued guidance on capital gains tax (CGT) treatment of decentralized finance (DeFi) and wrapping crypto tokens for individuals, clarifying its intent to continue taxing Australians on capital gains when wrapping and unwrapping tokens.In May 2022, the ATO outlined crypto capital gains as one of

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