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South Korean National Assembly Holds Regulation Debate With Local Crypto Exchanges

South Korea’s representative body, the National Assembly, has held a crypto regulation debate arranged by major local cryptocurrency exchanges, IT media oulet ZdNet Korea reports Monday, Dec. 10. According to local business outlet Financial…
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Crypto Trading Platform ErisX Hires Serial Exchange Founder Matt Trudeau

ErisX is beefing up its leadership ahead of the launch of cryptocurrency spot and futures trading early next year. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the digital asset trading platform has hired markets and exchanges veteran Matt Trudeau as…
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Coinbase Considers Adding 30 New Crypto Assets to Its Exchange

After adding support for several new tokens over the past months, Coinbase has revealed more than 30 crypto assets it is considering for listing. However, the San-Francisco-based exchange is not adding the 31 tokens to its platform just yet,…
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Crypto Exchanges Line Up to Support Bitcoin Cash’s Hard Fork

Six of the top 10 crypto exchanges by bitcoin cash (BCH) trading volume have announced plans to support the cryptocurrency’s upcoming hard fork on Nov. 15. Bitcoin cash’s roadmap includes upgrades to its core code every six months, but…
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Bithumb, SeriesOne to Launch Security Token Exchange in the US

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has teamed up with crowdfunding platform seriesOne to launch a complaint security token exchange in the U.S. The joint venture was revealed in a press release from seriesOne shared with CoinDesk on Thursday,…
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Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Confirms Sale to Gaming Group NXC

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has been acquired by NXMH, an investment firm based in Belgium and owned by South Korean conglomerate NXC. In a deal signed last Thursday, the firm took a majority ownership stake in the exchange. Bitstamp…
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Mt Gox’s Bitcoin Creditors Have 4 Days to Submit Rehabilitation Claims

Clients of the defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22. As previously reported by CoinDesk, the exchange first opened up the claims process in August, following a protracted bankruptcy battle. In June,…
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Binance Makes Updates to Listing Fee Policy, to Donate 100% to Charity

In a recent announcement on the Binance website, the major cryptocurrency exchange explained that they would be introducing an unprecedented policy that makes coin listing fees completely transparent, with 100% of those fees being donated to…
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Japan Sees Rising Crypto Theft, $540 Million Stolen in First Six Months of 2018

Japan, often fondly referred to as the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ has this year increasingly become the ‘Land of rising crypto theft,’ with a new report suggesting that the yen equivalent of $540 million has been stolen…
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Brazil Moves to Probe Banks After Crypto Exchanges Denied Services

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether the major banks in the country worked together to close off access to cryptocurrency services. The Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), an official wing of the Brazilian…