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Global banking study capital requirements for crypto assets

Global banking regulators said on Thursday they will consider how much capital lenders should be setting aside to cover risks from any holdings of crypto assets. The Basel Committee, which includes banking regulators from the United States, Europe...

OSL first to apply for a digital asset cryptocurrency exchange license

Hong Kong-based OSL, part of BC Group, said on Thursday it had become the first cryptocurrency firm to apply for a digital asset exchange license from the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC). Hong Kong hosts dozens of cryptocurrency exchanges...

Hong Kong regulator published rules for crypto exchanges to get operating licenses

Hong Kong ’s financial regulator published new rules on Wednesday that would allow crypto exchanges to receive an operating license, a step intended to improve regulation and standards and help prevent fraud. Market watchdogs have been debating...

NBA Takes Advantage of Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency advocates have spent years looking for various ways in to major consumer markets. There have been successes and failures over the years on this front, but recently it’s begun to seem as if the crypto world may have a somewhat...

Bank of America Is Now Hiring in Blockchain, Not Just Filing Patents

The second-largest U.S. bank has begun hiring for blockchain positions. The job openings, which appeared in recent months, are the first indicator that Bank of America plans to do much else with the technology apart from 78 blockchain...