Judge Katherine Polk Failla recently criticized Coinbase’s attempt to subpoena SEC chair Gary Gensler in the ongoing case against the firm. The criticism came during a July 11 hearing, where Failla raised concerns regarding Coinbase’s request for Gensler’s statements before he became SEC chair in 2021. During the hearing, Failla pointed out that Coinbase’s request
The recent announcement of the co-founding of the Blockchain Security Standards Council (BSSC) by Kraken, along with other major industry players, demonstrates a concerted effort to enhance security within the crypto sector. By collaborating with Anchorage Digital, Coinbase, Fireblocks, and other key companies, the nonprofit organization aims to create uniform security standards to address pressing
The Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) regulation introduced by the EU has had a significant impact on the digital asset market, not only affecting companies within the EU but also global firms involved in Euro transactions. One of the most noticeable effects of this regulation is the decrease in new exchange listings. According to data from
The recent guilty plea from Paxful Inc. co-founder and former CTO Artur Schaback has shed light on the company’s failure to maintain an effective anti-money laundering (AML) program. According to the Department of Justice, Schaback’s negligence allowed criminal activities such as money laundering, sanctions violations, fraud, romance scams, extortion schemes, and prostitution to thrive on
Recently, Olubukola Akinwumi, the deputy director of the Central Bank of Nigeria, made serious allegations against Binance. According to local media reports, Akinwumi accused Binance of engaging in transactions that are typically reserved for authorized banks and financial institutions. This accusation was made during his testimony in a lawsuit brought by the Economic and Financial
Taiwan Mobile, the second-largest telecom operator in Taiwan, has recently made a significant move by applying for a license to operate as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP). The company’s General Manager, Lin Zhichen, has been named the person in charge, with Taiwan Mobile itself being listed as the legal representative. This step has allowed