digital assets

Portugal’s Bison Bank, Sygnum Launch Fully Regulated B2B Crypto Offering
Portugal’s Bison Bank, Sygnum Launch Fully Regulated B2B Crypto Offering
January 17, 2023  |  Cryptocurrency

Portuguese regulators have granted the country’s first central bank-issued crypto license to Bison Bank. That’s according to a company press release published Tuesday (Jan. 17)...

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Rep. McHenry Creates House Digital Assets/FinTech Subcommittee
Rep. McHenry Creates House Digital Assets/FinTech Subcommittee
January 15, 2023  |  Politics

House Republicans are set to take a closer look at FinTechs and digital assets. Rep. Patrick McHenry, the new chair of the House Financial Services...

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As Crypto Contagion Spurs Coinbase Layoffs, Bitcoin is Remarkably Steady
As Crypto Contagion Spurs Coinbase Layoffs, Bitcoin is Remarkably Steady
January 10, 2023  |  Bitcoin

As the crypto industry contagion continues to spread and add casualties, bitcoin is conversely looking steady. Bitcoin, the first and most widely recognized virtual currency,...

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FTX: Bahamas Seized Digital Assets Without Authorization
FTX: Bahamas Seized Digital Assets Without Authorization
January 02, 2023  |  Cryptocurrency

FTX claimed the Securities Commission of The Bahamas seized its digital assets without authorization.  The firm and its affiliated debtors — together referred to as...

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Italy Imposes 26% Crypto Tax
Italy Imposes 26% Crypto Tax
December 30, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Italy’s new crypto tax is set to impose a 26% capital gains levy on traders. The tax on crypto traders is set to go into...

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Bahamas Securities Commission Reports Seizing $3.5B in FTX Assets
Bahamas Securities Commission Reports Seizing $3.5B in FTX Assets
December 30, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The Bahamas’ Securities Commission seized $3.5 billion from FTX just after the company’s bankruptcy. The regulator announced the seizure Thursday (Dec. 29), saying the cryptocurrency...

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Crypto Winter Causes Crypto-Friendly Bank Deposits to Drop
Crypto Winter Causes Crypto-Friendly Bank Deposits to Drop
December 26, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

This year’s crypto winter has begun to impact banks that deal with digital assets. That’s according to a recent report by S&P Global, which said...

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BlockFi Asks Courts to Allow Clients to Withdraw Digital Assets 
BlockFi Asks Courts to Allow Clients to Withdraw Digital Assets 
December 20, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

BlockFi is asking courts to allow its clients to withdraw digital assets from their accounts.  The bankrupt crypto lender said in a Tuesday (Dec. 20)...

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Crypto Exchange Binance.US Plans to Continue Mergers and Acquisitions
Crypto Exchange Binance.US Plans to Continue Mergers and Acquisitions
December 19, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Crypto exchange Binance.US reportedly plans to continue its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity.  Bloomberg reported Monday (Dec. 19) that the crypto exchange has “hundreds of...

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