Highlighting what went right, and what went wrong, in this week’s crypto news analysis.

Comments from the IMF, along with rumination from the SEC and actual decisions from the NYDFS, point towards a busy period for global regulators.

To hear more, don’t forget Copper will be speaking at the Eversheds-Sutherland event, tomorrow evening. This is your last chance to get on the guest list.

If you can’t attend, but are keen to stay up to date with all the latest regulator moves, we also publish our monthly roundup. March’s edition included over 130 updates from around the world.

Below we have our weekly roundup of industry and coin specific news. If you’d like to get in touch with us about any of our products or services, we look forward to hearing from you. Just send us a note.

Latest Industry News

SEC enforces legislation on company names

  • According to a Bloomberg report, at least two Exchange Traded Funds have had to change their names for potentially being misleading
  • Both funds referenced blockchain or DLT in their name and were made to change it at the last minute. But their ticker codes have seemingly gotten away with it

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NY giveth, and NY taketh away

  • In the same week Luxembourg-based Bitstamp received approval for its New York BitLicense, Bittrex, one of the biggest US exchanges, was denied theirs
  • “Discrepancies and omissions in KYC procedure” was cited the reason, marking this the second time the exchange has faced such issues

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First steps for TON network

  • Russian media are reporting the release of TON’s test net to a limited number of developers
  • One source was quoted as saying the transaction speeds were incredibly fast, though without being able to provide any further details

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Latest Coin News


Copper's weekly BTC price chart for 15 April 2019


Copper's weekly Eth price chart for 15 April 2019


Copper's weekly XRP price chart for 15 April 2019

  • Price analysis: Failing to make gains in the rally, XRP price drops to 50-day SMA
  • Ripple’s VC arm and Bain are making early stage investments into robotics
  • XRP enthusiasts take over the International Monetary Fund’s twitter poll


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