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G20 International Watchdog Says Regulators Need Better Crypto Risk Assessments

G20’s international watchdog, the Switzerland-based Financial Stability Board (FSB), said in its latest report that regulators need to improve their risk assessment strategies regarding financial activity in the crypto space, according to a report by Reuters on May 31.The report noted that one potential risk assessment metric regulators could

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Former Bitcoin Bubble Proponent Endorses BTC Utility in International Payments

Mark Mobius, co-founder of Mobius Capital Partners believes that bitcoin is becoming increasingly important in the international payments arena even as trade disputes exert more pressure on fiat currencies. Mobius had in the past been part of the “bitcoin bubble brigade.” Trade War Cements Growing Utility for Bitcoin Speaking on Bloomberg’s Daybreak

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A $50 Billion Banking Giant Launches International Payments with Ripple’s XRP

By CCN.com: At the Financial Sector Conference on April 24, Saudi British Bank (SABB) announced the launch of its Instant Cross-Border Transfer Service, a payments infrastructure based on the Ripple blockchain network that utilizes crypto asset XRP for liquidity.With nearly $50 billion in assets, SABB initially joined the Ripple network

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Powerhouse Production Company Endemol Shine International Partners with Blockchain Startup BitMovio

Blockchain Platform BitMovio is celebrating their Los Angeles office opening with a deal with Endemol Shine International, the sales and distribution arm of global production and distribution powerhouse Endemol Shine Group. The deal will bring over 600 hours of its top content to the next-generation gamified video entertainment marketplace. Simon Zhu,

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EU Launches International Blockchain Association, Bringing Crypto One Step Closer to Mainstream Adoption

The European Union has officially launched the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) — with IBM, Accenture and Deutsche Telekom among the 100-plus members to have signed the association's charter at a ceremony at the European Commission (EC) in Brussels on April 4.INATBA was legally formed last month

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European Union Launches International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications

The European Union announced the launch of the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) on its official website on April 3.According to a Cointelegraph representative who attended today’s ceremony at the European Commission in Brussels, the more than 100 members who have signed the charter include IBM, Accenture

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London Metals Exchange Endorses International Blockchain Initiative: FT

United Kingdom-based global metals trading mecca the London Metals Exchange (LME) is reportedly backing an effort to disrupt industry supply chains with blockchain, but would not confirm its involvement, the Financial Times (FT) reported on March 27.Citing unnamed sources familiar with the alleged plan, FT reported that LME is

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Bank for International Settlements Exec Advises Against Central Bank Digital Currencies

Bitcoin (BTC) critic and general manager at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Agustin Carstens advised against the issuance of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in a speech in Dublin on March 22. Bloomberg reported on the speech the same day.Per the report, Carstens explained that a CBDC could

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