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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 […]

South Korea passes law to introduce permit system for crypto exchanges

South Korea Passes Law to Introduce Permit System for Crypto Exchanges

On 5th March, South Korea’s National Assembly passed a revised bill on the reporting and use of special financial transaction information, focusing on the introduction of a permit system for crypto exchanges. Accordingly, virtual asset operators such as crypto exchanges would have to report their operations to the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) under the Financial […]

Indian crypto exchanges resume fiat services 24hrs after SC ruling

Indian Crypto Exchanges Resume Fiat Services 24Hrs After SC Ruling

Major Indian crypto exchanges Unocoing and WazirX have resumed fiat deposits less than a day after the Supreme Court quashed restrictions on banks’ services to crypto firms in the country. Unocoin, which claims to have been the first entrant into the Bitcoin space in India since its founding in 2013, has been described by local […]

US Court Says $250 million stolen from unnamed crypto exchanges

US Court Says $250 Million Stolen from Unnamed Crypto Exchanges

Crypto exchanges and cryptocurrency companies may constantly be trying to improve their usability and security, but when there’s a weakness for hackers to exploit, they go big or go home. According to court documents released by Seamus Hughes at Program on Extremism, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia already convened a […]

Swiss Stock Exchange partners with Omniex to access crypto exchanges

Swiss Stock Exchange Partners with Omniex to Access Crypto Exchanges

Switzerland’s leading stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchanges, has announced a partnership with Omniex – a San Francisco based firm that develops trading platforms designed for institutional investors targeting the crypto-asset markets. According to a Feb 25 press release published by SIX Group, the partnership will provide the firm and its clients with a gateway to […]