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Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will reportedly introduce new rules regarding cold wallets for storing cryptocurrencies at crypto exchanges, Reuters reported on April 17.Citing a source familiar with the matter, Reuters reports that the country’s financial regulator will reportedly require cryptocurrency exchanges to strengthen internal supervision of cold wallets

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Crypto Firm Bitpanda Secures Payments Service Provider License Under EU Rules

Viennese crypto and fintech firm Bitpanda has received a payment service provider license from Austria’s financial regulator. The development was reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch on April 4.The license has reportedly been issued to Bitpanda Payments GmbH by the Austrian financial market authority (FMA) in accordance with the European

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US SEC Solicits Feedback on Crypto Assets and Custody Rules

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is soliciting industry input as it potentially reconsiders existing custody rules in specific cases of digital asset trading and settlement.The SEC launched its information gathering initiative in an open letter to Karen Barr, president and CEO of the Investment Adviser Association,

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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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SEC Commissioner Downplays Bitcoin ETF Chances in 2019 Citing ‘Arcane’ SEC Rules

Photo: PixabayIf you have been eagerly waiting for the arrival of Bitcoin ETF, maybe it’s time to lower your expectations further! On Tuesday, February 12, SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce said that she has lowered expectations for an ETF arrival. Commissioner Pierce doesn’t hesitate to note the ‘arcane rules’ of

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