On March 28th Beijing time, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a lawsuit against CZ, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, accusing the company of intentionally providing unregistered cryptocurrency derivative products in the United States in violation of federal laws.
On February 20, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission proposed new rules that would let retail investors trade certain "large-cap" cryptocurrencies on licensed exchanges. This move comes in contrast to mainland China's strict crackdown on crypto trading.
Why does blockchain matter? People might have different answers to this question. To Kevin de Patoul, the co-founder of Keyrock, a digital-asset market maker, blockchain enables the market to provide liquidity on a broader scale of asset types.
Data from analytics site CryptoQuant recently revealed that Binance has surpassed Coinbase Pro, a leading crypto exchange platform, to reach the top rank in terms of Bitcoin reserves on the exchange for the first time.
The defendant in a cryptocurrency theft case in Southeast China has been sentenced to 10 years and six months in prison and fined 200,000 yuan ($28,240).
A planned mandatory licensing program in Hong Kong for crypto platforms set to be enforced in March of next year will reportedly allow retail trading. Regulators are seeking to allow listings of bigger tokens but won't endorse specific ones like Bitcoin or Ether.
Chinese crypto mining rig manufacturer Canaan Inc. on October 24 launched the Avalon Made A13 series, a new generation of bitcoin mining machines.
In response to withdrawal difficulties faced by many of its users, Kevin Pan, the founder and CEO of global crypto mining pool Poolin, recently said that the situation has been caused by a lack of liquidity, and that funds are safe.
Bitcoin's market cap now stands at $379.39 billion, down 7.52% in the past seven days and overtaken by Chinese tech giant Tencent, as its price continues to fall, according to 8MarketCap.
Moxian, a Nasdaq-listed company engaged in bitcoin mining and related services in the United States, announced on August 15 that its wholly-owned subsidiary has transferred all equity interest of Moxian (Hong Kong) Limited to Liu Jiantao, a resident of China.
Amid mounting pressure to the wider economy, blockchain pioneers are confident in Web3-based gaming's ability to withstand another crypto winter.
Leading cryptocurrency exchange firm Gemini will stop providing free crypto withdrawals starting June 15, according to an email sent to the platform'a users.
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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on June 2 announced it has filed a complaint against Gemini Trust Company, LLC, for making false or misleading statements of material facts or omitting to state material facts to the CFTC.
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Three Chinese state associations issued a joint initiative on Wednesday for curbing the financialization and securitization of NFTs, and for preventing the risk of illegal financial activities.
According to data gathered by reporters at Securities Daily, as of October 7, over 20 virtual currency-related enterprises have announced that they would completely withdraw from the Chinese market.
Alibaba’s international e-commerce website announced on Monday that it would ban the sale of cryptocurrency mining machine products from October 8.
Huobi Global has decided to discontinue account registration for new users in Chinese mainland since September 24, and will gradually retire existing user accounts in the region by 24:00 (UTC+8) on December 31.