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BitMex turns to Chainalysis to solve legal woes, or at least soften the CFTC’s blow

Still facing a courtroom assault in the U.S. for allegedly facilitating money laundering, BitMex is trying to show regulators that it's trying. On Jan. 12, the legally besieged crypto exchange released a blog post advertising further work with blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis. BitMex said its aim was "to identify, investigate, and

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Stellar’s XLM Token Rallies to 2-Year High on XRP Woes, OCC Ruling, Ukraine

Payments-focused Stellar blockchain’s native cryptocurrency XLM has surged to over two-year highs. One analyst says the rally is driven by rival cryptocurrency XRP’s misfortunes and the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) recent guidance on stablecoins. XLM changed hands at $0.2990 at 11:00 UTC, the highest level

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Revamped Crypto Derivatives Exchange Qume Set to Fly in Wake of BitMEX Woes

The timing couldn’t be better for regulation-focused trading platform Qume, which unveils a revamped set of services Monday. Even in its soft-launch phase, the derivatives exchange has been mopping up customers in the wake of U.S. charges against BitMEX.“We’ve seen an uptick in users with about 2,000 customer sign-ups in

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