Highlighting what went right, and what went wrong, in this week’s crypto news analysis.
While concerns over the Libra coin (and Association) remain for many regulators, last week the French ratcheted it up a notch by attempting to ban all further development in Europe.
But it’s not all bad news as one regulator, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, gave the green light to CF Benchmarks. A particularly welcome sign given benchmark authorisation is not impacted by finicky things like Brexit.
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Last week Copper’s head of sales, Boris Bohrer-Bilowitzki spoke with Bitcoin Magazine about industry trends and what the institutional market for crypto looks like
Over the past few months volumes have certainly increased, in large part because the infrastructure is now in place. Being able to quickly and securely access funds is paramount
This is the first index provider to be authorised as a Benchmark Administrator under the European Benchmarks Regulation (EU BMR) which goes into effect 1 Jan 2020
The firm is used by the CME group for its Bitcoin futures contracts, but crucially in Europe any financial product linked to a benchmark has to be a regulated benchmark
Roger Ver has announced his plans to launch a Bitcoin Cash derivatives market alongside the newly launched bitcoin.com exchange
According to the exchange’s CEO David Shin, this would be one way to increase the BCH trading volume, ultimately aiming to make it number 2 or 3
600k new mining machines come online, pushing
CME files to double number of
open positions to 2,000
nearly ready for production
Vitalik Buterin shares thoughts and
over FB’s Libra
Bitcoin ATM network secures funding from
Hard fork unlikely to succeed amid
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