Cryptocurrencies and ICOs: Myths and half truths

This is a guest contribution by Lionel Iruk. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you.
Cryptocurrencies and ICOs have been at the forefront of discussions over the past few months, particu…

SBI Virtual Currencies exchange adds support for Bitcoin Cash, BTC

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange SBI Virtual Currencies has listed Bitcoin Cash (BCH), along with SegWit BTC coin, increasing the currently available trading pairs on its Vctrade platform from one to three. SBI Virtual Currencies is a subsidiary of Jap…

Japanese crypto exchanges face government action over lack of AML policies

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) doesn’t feel that the licensed cryptocurrency exchanges are working hard enough to combat money laundering.  The agency is reportedly going to push for change at the exchanges, implementing a number of improvemen…

Jack Dorsey’s payments firm Square picks up New York BitLicense

BitLicense, also known as the business license for virtual currency activities in New York, is gradually losing its “elusive” moniker.
On Monday, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced that it has approved financial serv…

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