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Insiders say the majority of Korean crypto exchanges will close this month

Insiders say the majority of Korean crypto exchanges will close this month

The deadline for South Korean crypto exchanges to meet new compliance requirements is fast approaching. All operators expected to submit requests for official licenses to the Financial Services Commission (FSC) by September 24. For much of the past year, industry actors. And representatives for smaller exchanges have fought the new requirements but without success. According […]

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Russian Central Bank has told domestic banks to block crypto exchange transactions

The Russian central bank has told domestic commercial banks to block the crypto exchange-related card and e-pay transactions for their customers. The Bank of Russia stated in an official statement that internet-based “shadow economy”-related businesses must be eliminated. It urged domestic banks and e-payment providers to identify all accounts. And e-wallets associated with “illegal business […]

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South Korean crypto exchanges bracing for a legal battle amid threats of closure

If they fail to meet a regulatory deadline in September and are forced to close. South Korean crypto exchanges are preparing to sue the government or challenge it in the constitutional court. New crypto exchange regulations, which have already been enacted into law, will take effect on September 24. However, none of the country’s 60 […]

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South Korea is taking steps to ban crypto exchanges from cross trading

The Financial Services Commission of South Korea has moved to prohibit cross-exchange trading on crypto exchanges in the country. The move is part of a slew of changes to the country’s Financial Transaction Information Reporting and Use Act. Cross-trading is the practice of offsetting buy and sell orders for the same asset (at the same […]

The most money laundering-friendly crypto exchanges in Europe

CipherTrace, a developer of anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions, claims that Europe has the highest number of virtual asset service providers (VASPs) with deficient KYC procedures, followed by the strongest Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, and North America. Their 2020 Geographic Risk Report argued that “effective Know-Your-Customer (KYC) protocols are an essential component […]

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Most Crypto Exchanges Are Vulnerable To Design, says Bybit CEO

After hackers breached KuCoin, Crypto exchange security is once again in the news. But this shouldn’t surprise people, according to Bybit CEO Ben Zhou, as exchanges are vulnerable by design. Zhou told that, as a single point of failure, exchanges act. Exchanges are vulnerable, as a centralised web application, to the same security problems as […]

Coincheck joins Japan-based exchanges GMO Coin and BitFlyer in supporting trading for Brave’s Basic Attention Token starting on July 21.

Coincheck Crypto Exchange Will Soon Offer Support for Bat Token

Cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan Coincheck will soon be offering support to BAT token holders. The virtual currency exchange will make Brave ‘s Basic Attention Token (BAT) available for trading starting on 21 July, according to Monex Group ‘s announcement on 13 July — the owner of Coincheck since its acquisition in 2018. Following the […]

Women arrested for stealing $480,000 BTC from crypto exchange Bitcipher

Indian Woman Arrested for Stealing Bitcoin (BTC) from Crypto Exchange

Indian woman living in Bengaluru on March 17 was arrested with a proof for allegedly stealing 63.5 bitcoins from Bitcipher Labs. Reports suggest that she is the woman who co-founded the crypto exchange platform Bitcipher Labs in its early days. The thefts took place in two different days: on January 11 and March 11 respectively. […]

Crypto Exchange KuCoin establishes KuGroup to expand services

IDG-Backed Crypto Exchange KuCoin Establishes KuGroup to Expand Services

Despite the ongoing global crisis fueled by intensifying coronavirus fears, Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin takes action to expand its services and restructure the business. Backed by major venture capital firm IDG Capital, KuCoin exchange has established KuGroup, a core division of the company that will manage all KuCoin products. KuCoin announces two new appointments alongside […]