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    BREAKING: Nasdaq listing hints that the SEC may soon approve ETF application from Valkyrie

    Nasdaq’s vice president of listing qualifications, Eun Ah Choi, said shares of Valkyrie’s Bitcoin ETF had been certified for listing on the exchange. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, may soon approve an application from crypto-asset manager Valkyrie for a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund, or ETF, with the shares to be listed… More

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    Tether scores win in class action case as court dismisses RICO claims

    “Litigation will expose this case for what it is: a clumsy attempt at a money grab, which recklessly harms the whole cryptocurrency ecosystem,” said Tether. The judge in the class-action lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York against stablecoin issuer Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex has granted motions to dismiss many of the… More

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    Monero’s former maintainer released from US custody

    “I am actively working with my attorneys on a way to return to South Africa as soon as possible so I can address this matter and get it behind me once and for all,” said Riccardo Spagni. Riccardo Spagni, the former lead maintainer of the privacy coin Monero, has reported that United States officials have… More

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    Senator Warren’s office confuses MakerDAO for failed 2016 project The DAO

    Elizabeth Warren’s office has allegedly confused top 10 DeFi protocol MakerDAO with an early experiment in decentralized autonomous organizations that failed in 2016. Recent dialogue between MakerDAO developers and the office of anti-crypto Senator Elizabeth Warren has revealed a concerning lack of familiarity with the current decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem.On Monday, a screenshot appearing to… More

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    Texas and New Jersey regulators go after Celsius Network

    “Companies dealing in cryptocurrencies are not immune from oversight,” said New Jersey’s acting attorney general Andrew Bruck. The Texas State Securities Board has filed for a hearing with the potential to impose a cease and desist order against crypto lending firm Celsius Network for not offering security licensed at the state or federal level, while… More

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    Indian crypto exchanges prepare ad blitz for festive season

    Indians exchanges are urging locals to buy and give Bitcoin during the upcoming holiday season. To celebrate the holiday season in India, cryptocurrency exchanges are looking to lure retail traders by launching aggressive marketing campaigns and giving away crypto.For this year’s Hindu holiday season, which kicked off on Sept. 10, crypto exchanges are encouraging citizens… More

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    Binance pushes back against warning from South Africa regulator

    Though the FSCA is an agency of the South African government, Binance claimed the country’s Financial Intelligence Centre was the “major regulator” with which it had been working to be in compliance with local laws. In response to a warning from South Africa’s Financial Sector Conduct Authority, major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has said it is… More

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    SEC reportedly investigates decentralized exchange Uniswap

    Enforcement attorneys are reportedly looking for information about Uniswap’s marketing and investor services. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly investigating the startup behind the world’s largest decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, Uniswap.The U.S. securities regulator has initiated a probe into Uniswap’s main developer, Uniswap Labs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.The report says that… More

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    South Africa’s financial regulator issues warning against Binance

    South African authorities are the latest to warn against using Binance, saying the exchange is not authorized to operate in the country. South Africa’s Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has warned the country’s public against dealing with crypto exchange platform Binance.In a statement issued on Friday, the FSCA stated that Binance Group, an “international company”… More

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    SEC reportedly contracts blockchain analytics firm to monitor DeFi industry

    “The SEC is very keen on understanding what is happening in the world of smart contract-based digital assets,” said Victor Fang. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly signed a $125,000 deal with blockchain analytics firm AnChain.AI to help monitor and regulate the decentralized finance industry.According to a Friday report from Forbes, an AnChain.AI… More

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    Canadian regulator alleges OKEx operator violated securities law

    The commission has made similar allegations against Bybit, crypto exchange KuCoin and Polo Digital Assets. The Ontario Securities Commission claimed Aux Cayes FinTech Company Limited, a legal entity in the Republic of Seychelles that operates crypto exchange OKEx, has failed to comply with the province’s law governing securities.In Wednesday’s notice, the Ontario Securities Commission, or… More

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    Iran’s tax authority wants to legalize crypto exchanges

    The Iranian tax agency has called for establishing a legal framework for crypto trading platforms so they can be taxed properly. The Iranian National Tax Administration (INTA) is pushing to establish a legal framework for the taxation of crypto trading platforms operating in the country, according to a new proposal by the country’s tax authority.Two… More

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    DEXs could see demand boost as regulators target centralized exchanges

    From indictments against figures behind BitMEX to banks blocking transactions, and then Binance, some CEXs are under pressure. Is this an industry-wide phenomenon? Over the last 10 years, Bitcoin (BTC) has performed exceptionally well as a store of value and for speculative investment purposes. However, a lot of this can be attributed to its decentralized… More

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