China’s SAFE Optimizes Foreign Trading with New Blockchain Platform

The new blockchain platform aims to fix inefficiencies in paper-based import and export financing processes.

Japan’s FSA Regulators Investigate FDAG, Huobi Japan

Two major cryptocurrency exchange platforms's legal compliance and customer protection standards are currently under scrutiny by Japanese regulators.

Binance’s DEX Goes Live Ahead of Schedule

Binance’s much-awaited decentralized exchange (DEX) has launched ahead of its set schedule.

Zaif Ready to Bounce Back from Catastrophic Cyber Attack

New management to resume all services suspended in the wake of the cyber attack.

New CEO Heads Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) has shaken up its corporate structure, appointing Kurt Looyens as the company's new CEO.

FinCEN Penalizes Peer-to-Peer Crypto Exchanger for Breaking AML Laws

For the first time, a “peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchanger” was penalized by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for violating anti-money laundering (AML) rules.

eToro Introduces Cryptocurrency Exchange, 8 Stablecoins

The blockchain subsidiary of social investing platform eToro has introduced a cryptocurrency exchange, along with eight branded stablecoins.

Gemini Exchange Confirms Full Integration of SegWit Protocol

Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Trust has confirmed through an announcement the full adoption of Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses to its wallet infrastructure.

Kraken Becomes Latest Exchange to Delist Bitcoin SV

Kraken has joined ShapeShift and Binance in delisting Bitcoin SV.

Startup Secures $3.9 Million in Tokenized Shares on Platform Operated by London Stock Exchange

Blockchain startup 20|30 has secured £3 million ($3.93 million) in a sale of tokenized equity on a platform managed by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

Coinbase Loses Another Exec as VP for International Business Quits

Dan Romero, who works as vice president for Coinbase’s international business, will be stepping down at the end of this month.

New FSA-Regulated Crypto Exchange to Launch in Japan this Month

New crypto exchange DeCurret is set to launch spot trading services in Japan.

South Korea’s Bithumb Posts Net Loss of $180M for 2018

South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has posted a net loss of 205.5 billion won ($180 million) for 2018.

NYDFS Denies Bittrex’s BitLicense Application

The New York Department of Financial Services has rejected Bittrex’s application for a BitLicense.

Gibraltar Stock Exchange Now Lets Financial Firms to List Blockchain-Based Securities

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) is now enabling companies to list blockchain-based securities on its GSX Global Market platform.