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This Week in Crypto…

October 11, 2020

This week in fintech, crypto took off in a northern African country, Italy now houses another titan, and France sees strides in blockchain voting.

This Week in Crypto…

October 4, 2020

Over the weekend… The amount of BTC in circulation passed the 18.5 million mark. This means that there is 2.5 million BTC left to be mined (about 11.9%)

This Week in Crypto…

September 26, 2020

This week in fintech, Europe proposes a crypto sandbox environment, the United States hopes to modernize its crypto laws, and pharmaceutical companies are showing increased interest in blockchain.

This Week in Crypto…

September 19, 2020

This week in crypto, we have turbulent news from USA presidential rallies, clearer definitions on crypto, and the first official CBDC.

This Week in Crypto…

September 11, 2020

This week in fintech, Argentina’s borders imitated Bitcoin — they went down. The IRS took tracking into their own hands and malware creators all came out to play this week.

This Week in Crypto…

September 4, 2020

This week in fin tech, Switzerland made multiple appearances, the United States is increasingly more keen on crypto, and Latin America is stepping up its digital game.

Transparency in the Markets: Tackling Market Manipulation

August 6, 2020

A lack of regulation and transparency in the digital asset sphere has been cited as deterrent for institutional adoption of crypto, but this reticence is now receding with the emergence of trusted next-generation exchanges that place market integrity at their core.

Accelerating Digital Asset Integration with Banking

June 29, 2020

As governance on digital asset markets reaches equivalence with conventional finance, the banking sector is increasing its involvement in the space.

Stablecoins: What’s next for this accelerating asset class?

June 22, 2020

Stablecoins are displaying astronomical growth, with a new study showing that on-chain activity for these digital assets has increased 800% in the last 12 months[1]. The most liquid are now the most used: ERC20 tokens have pushed Ethereum blockchain daily transactions to their highest since the frothy market days of July 2019[2]. Now — what is a stablecoin and why are we seeing such rapid growth?

How EQUOS ensures compliance in a shifting global regulatory landscape

June 17, 2020

One of the most important values that underpins the EQUOS exchange is demonstrating adherence to robust regulatory standards. We have set our sights on becoming the bridge between traditional finance and the existing virtual asset community, and as such we felt it was crucial to align our business to a jurisdiction that had both innovative and trustworthy legislation for virtual currency trading.

The Changing Face of Digital Assets

June 8, 2020

In the decade since digital assets emerged, the asset class has undergone a wholescale evolution and is now primed for material institutional engagement.