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Digital Asset Holdings Gets Permanent CEO 3 Months After Blythe Masters Leaves

United States distributed ledger technology (DLT) provider Digital Asset Holdings has appointed a new permanent CEO after Blythe Masters quit the post last year, the company confirmed in a press release on March 19.Digital Asset, which Masters began running in 2015, specializes in building DLT-based solutions for various financial

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Blockchain Startup Bison Trails Receives $5.25 Mln Investment Backed by Galaxy Digital

New blockchain startup Bison Trails has received an investment of $5.25 million in a seed round backed by Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital. The firm announced the fundraising in a Medium post on March 15.Led by two early stage venture capital firms Initialized Capital and Accomplice, the

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SEC’s Senior Advisor for Digital Assets Valerie Szczepanik: Stablecoins May Be Securities

Senior advisor for digital assets at the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Valerie Szczepanik reportedly noted that stablecoins could experience issues under current securities laws. Blockchain-related news website Decrypt reported her comments on March 16.Szczepanik, also known as the Crypto Czar, was appointed to the new position

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SEC’s Finhub to Host Public Forum on Blockchain, Digital Assets in May

United States regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it is hosting a public forum on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and digital assets this May. The news was revealed in an SEC press release today, March 15.The commission’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (Finhub)

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Nasdaq-Powered EU Digital Exchange DX Launches Security Token Trading

Estonia-based Nasdaq-powered digital trading platform DX.Exchange is claiming an industry first with its launch of security token trading and security token offering (STO) listings. The development was shared with Cointelegraph in a press release on March 14.As previously reported, DX.Exchange went live in January, with support for various fiat

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Russia Adopts Digital Rights Law That ‘Forms the Basis’ of Digital Economy Development

Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, has voted to enact new digital rights legislation in October this year, according to a press release on the Duma’s official website on March 12.The changes to Russia’s civil codex passed their third and final Duma reading on Tuesday. The law reportedly establishes the

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ECCU Plans to Issue World’s First Blockchain-Based Central Bank Digital Currency in the Caribbean

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory

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Deutsche Borse, Swisscom and Sygnum Partner to Create Compliant Digital Asset Ecosystem

Global market infrastructure provider Deutsche Borse Group, Swiss state-owned telecoms and ICT firm Swisscom, and Swiss and Singapore-based fintech company Sygnum have entered into a strategic partnership to build out a compliant financial market infrastructure for digital assets. The development was announced in a joint press release published on

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