Russian court order removes Binance website from regulator’s blacklist

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The website of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, is no longer formally blacklisted in Russia, according to a new court ruling.According to a Jan. 21...

Former Ripple advisor set to become Comptroller of the Currency: WSJ

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According to the Wall Street Journal, a former member of Ripple’s board of advisors directors is likely to become the next Comptroller of the Currency.The report...

President Biden freezes FinCEN’s proposed crypto wallet regulations

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One of the first actions President Joe Biden has taken on his first day in office is to freeze Federal regulatory process, including the controversial self-hosted...

Nebraska senator introduces bills to allow state banks to custody crypto

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A Nebraska state senator has proposed new crypto-friendly legislation which could see his state become the next regulatory safe haven for FinTech firms.Sworn in just two...

Sweden is working with DLT for its CBDC proof-of-concept

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Central Bank Digital Currencies, or CBDCs, were the talk of the town for many in crypto and banking in 2020, with Sweden's prospective e-krona one of...

Antitrust watchdogs around the world are going back to school to study blockchain and...

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Competition authorities are hitting the books when it comes to emerging technologies like blockchain and AI. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that it would be...

SEC’s “Crypto Mom” demands innovation, says you can’t prosecute an algorithm

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SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce spoke at the CFC 2021 virtual blockchain conference on Jan. 20, where she discussed the prospect of working with a new Biden-appointed...

Tether and Bitfinex seek further 30 days to produce critical trial documents

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iFinex Inc — the parent company of crypto exchange Bitfinex and stablecoin issuer Tether (USDT) — has written to the New York Supreme Court requesting that...

Jack Ma resurfaces in new video after an almost 3-month ‘disappearance’

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Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba, has made his first public appearance since October, bringing almost three months of intense speculation about his possible whereabouts...

Thailand stock exchange to open digital asset trading… without crypto?

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand, or SET, is planning to launch a digital asset trading platform in the second half of 2021, but it will not...