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QuadrigaCX Users Request Details on How EY Lost 103 Bitcoins

Users of now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX are requesting further information concerning the recent loss of 103 Bitcoins (BTC) during the funds' recovery.An unfortunate lossAs Cointelegraph reported in February, one of the Big Four accounting firms — EY (formerly branded as Ernst & Young) — was appointed by QuadrigaCX

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New Zealand Blockchain Group to Request Government Blockchain Strategy

New Zealand-based blockchain industry group BlockchainNZ announced that it will request a national blockchain strategy from the government next Thursday, according to a press release on May 21.The executive director of Blockchain NZ, Mark Pascall, will give a presentation to the New Zealand parliament’s economic development, science and innovation

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US Marshals Service Issues Information Request on Management of Forfeited Crypto Assets

United States federal law enforcement agency, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), is looking to set up an agent for managing confiscated cryptocurrency, according to public documents released on March 5.The USMS has recently published two draft documents including a Request for Information (RFI) for legal procedures of the management

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Coinbase, R3 and Other Major Firms Respond to CFTC’s Request for Input on Ethereum

Several major crypto and traditional finance companies have replied to the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) request on crypto asset mechanics as late as Feb. 25.The CFTC published its inquiry in late December 2018. In it, the regulator’s LabCFTC initiative, focused on fintech innovations, sought public comments on

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Self-Professed ‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Answers CFTC’s Request for Input on Crypto Markets

Controversially self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has reportedly submitted two near-identical comment letters to the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Wright filed his two documents on Feb. 15 in response to the agency’s request for industry input and feedback on Ethereum (ETH)’s mechanics and

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Proposal for ETF Following Bitcoin Futures, Sovereign Debt Withdrawn by SEC Request

The United States (U.S.) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has requested the withdrawal of a proposed exchange-traded-fund (ETF) submitted by Reality Shares ETF Trust, according to a letter published by the SEC on Feb. 12.In the document, the SEC specifies that the withdrawal was “at the request of the Staff

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CBOE Withdraws Rule Change Request to List Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund

The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) BZX Equity Exchange has apparently withdrawn its request for a rule change by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to an official notice published on Jan. 23, BZX withdrew a proposed rule change that would allow it to list a Bitcoin

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Venezuelan WTO Request Accuses US of ‘Discriminatory Measures’ Against Petro Coin

Venezuela has taken issue with United States sanctions, including those levied against transactions in the country’s national digital currency, the Petro (PTR), according to a World Trade Organization (WTO) consultation request, published Jan. 8.The request, dubbed “United States — Measures relating to trade in goods and services,” was originally filed

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