US SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder Over Operating Unregistered Exchange

Zachary Coburn, the founder of crypto trading platform EtherDelta, has settled charges filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over operating an unregistered national securities exchange.   

“Cryptocurrency Exchange of the Year” Award Goes to OKEx

Malta-based cryptocurrency trading platform OKEx has been named Crypto Exchange of the Year at the inaugural Malta Blockchain Awards during the 2018 Malta Blockchain Summit held on November 1 and 2.

Japanese Cybersecurity Team Investigates Zaif Hack

The team is able to track the possible attacker or attackers after the stolen Monacoins began moving last October 20.

Bitstamp Targets 1,250 Times Faster Matching Speed with Tech Upgrade

Bitstamp Chief Technology Officer David Osojnik clarifies that their order matching speed is expected to reach 1,250 times faster while throughput may rise by 400 times.

Brazilian Tax Authority Requires Crypto Exchanges to Submit Monthly Reports

Brazilian authorities have announced that they will start mandating local crypto exchanges to submit monthly reports just like the case in Australia and South Korea.

Data Indicate Millions Deserting Crypto Wallets Linked to Now-Defunct Exchange

Public Ethereum data show that the path taken by the two wallets, which sent ETH to Binance, leads back to an address that used to be controlled by BTC-e.

Belgian Investment Firm NXMH Acquires Bitstamp

Bitstamp has announced on Monday that it had been bought by Belgian investment firm NXMH.

Thomson Reuters Collaborates with Level01 for Derivatives Exchange

Thomson Reuters and Level01 are partnering to create a next level derivatives exchange.

Korbit Exchange’s Parent Company Acquires Bitstamp

Luxembourg-based crypto exchange Bitstamp has announced that it has been acquired by Belgian equity firm NXMH Holdings.

Coincheck Exchange Suffers 66% Revenue Decline in Q3

As detailed in the financial results, between July to September, Monex Group’s crypto asset segment represented by Coincheck had only generated approximately 315 million yen or roughly $2.8 million in revenue, a 66 percent decline compared to the revenue brought in during the second quarter of 2018.

Australia Post Launches Digital ID Platform to Streamline Crypto Exchange Registrations

The Australia Post, the government-owned corporation that has been providing postal services in the country for over 200 years, has recently launched Digital ID, a platform that enables users to sign-up to Bitcoin exchanges instantly.  

IDEX Blacklists Users with New York IP Addresses

Decentralized crypto exchange IDEX started blocking users with New York IP addresses from using its platform.

Government and Exchange Issues Shelve Royal Mint Gold Idea

The Royal Mint Gold concept has been shelved over government veto and exchange issues.

UK MP Resigns as Crypto Exchange Advisor in Less than a Week

A British Conservative Party politician has recently announced his resignation from a cryptocurrency exchange platform days following his appointment as its advisor on government relations.

Neteller Rolls Out Crypto Exchange Service

E-wallet users can purchase Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and Litecoin.