Archive for the ‘Криптовалюта’ Category

Brazilian Tax Regulator Publishes Draft on Cryptocurrency Taxation

The Department of Federal Revenue of Brazil (RFB), which administers tax collection in the country, has announced that Brazil-based crypto exchanges are now obliged to send them detailed reports on all crypto-related operations on monthly basis. For instance, the companies have to reveal the amounts of transactions and the identity of the customers. Moreover, both legal entities […]

‘Halal Coins Only’: First Islamic Crypto Exchange to be Launched in 2019

The ADAB Solutions project, based in the United Arab Emirates, is planning to launch FICE — the First Islamic Crypto Exchange which will be operating according to the principles of Shariah law. The company is expecting to reach $146 million daily trading and $4.4 billion monthly turnover by 2020. According to ADAB Solutions, the difference between […]

Russia’s Financial Watchdog to Oversee the Cryptocurrency Industry

Russia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring, as the regulator is known in Russia) plans to register, license and monitor cryptocurrency exchanges, crowdfunding platforms and providers of wallet services for digital assets, Russian media outlets have reported. The financial watchdog will regulate the exchange of cryptocurrencies and fiat money, as well as transactions between digital assets. […]

25% of ‘affluent’ millennials hold cryptocurrency: report

A full quarter of affluent American millennials are using or holding cryptocurrency, according to Millennials with Money report from Edelman. The survey defines affluent millennials as aged 24-38, making $100,000 in individual or joint income, or having $50,000 in investable assets. An additional 31% are interested in using cryptocurrency. The report also found that millennials – and […]

Coinbase Raises $300 Million in New Funding Round to ‘Accelerate’ Cryptocurrency Adoption

Major U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has raised $300 million in a fresh funding round that brings its post-money valuation to $8 billion. The Series E equity financing round was reportedly led by investment firm Tiger Global Management, with participation from a host of backers well-known for their investments in the crypto space, such […]

French Business School Accepts Bitcoin Payments For Blockchain Courses

Paris-based Financia Business School is now allowing students to pay their tuition fees in bitcoin. In its announcement, the Paris-based college said that accepting tuition fees in cryptocurrency make it easier for foreign students – approximately 25% of its total enrollment – to cut costs and transact with ease. To facilitate bitcoin payments, the school partnered […]

Exit Scam or Hack? Canada’s MapleChange Loses $5 Million of Customer Funds

Canadian crypto exchange MapleChange has been hacked. The company is reporting over $5 million in losses – virtually all its funds – and says it cannot pay any of its customers back. However, many are questioning whether the company was hacked or if the loss was something planned by internal representatives, as the operator of […]

South Korean group buys cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp

Bitstamp, the EU’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has been bought by NXMH, a Belgian-based investment vehicle with more than €2bn assets under management. NXMH is a subsidiary of South Korea’s NXC Corporation, which owns video game company Nexon, as well as Korbit, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange. While Bitstamp will operate independently of Korbit, the tie-up would […]

Cryptocurrency Firms Headline Fintech 250 List

A number of the crypto industry’s biggest firms have been included in this year’s CB Insights Fintech 250 list. Compiled annually, the list ranks 250 of the most promising businesses in the Fintech space ranging from capital markets to insurance to wealth management and digital banking. Drawn from a global pool of almost 4,000 applicants and […]

From ‘Call of Duty’ to cryptocurrency theft: FBI details deeds of suspected ring

A group of “Call of Duty” players — including a man from Dolton and another from Bloomington — is suspected of stealing more than $3 million in cryptocurrency in a computer-hacking scheme. The Bloomington man told the FBI he met members of the ring online while playing “Call of Duty,” the popular online video game […]