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Breaking: Mt. Gox Case Moved to Civil Rehabilitation, Creditors May Be Paid in Crypto
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Breaking: Mt. Gox Case Moved to Civil Rehabilitation, Creditors May Be Paid in Crypto

Creditors holding bitcoins at infamous cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox may recover their funds, after all, a court has ruled. According to a document posted on the Mt. Gox website, the Tokyo District Court on Friday approved a petition to move the company o...
Japan’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Suspend New Accounts amid Stricter Regulation
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Japan’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Suspend New Accounts amid Stricter Regulation

Merely three days after the Japanese government and local financial authorities requested cryptocurrency exchanges to improve their infrastructures, bitFlyer, the country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, has suspended the registration of new accounts to over...
Circle’s Decision-Making Process On New Token Listings Revealed
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Circle’s Decision-Making Process On New Token Listings Revealed

The criteria exchanges employ in making listing decisions is not entirely an exact science. In an effort to offer clarity, Goldman Sachs-backed fintech startup Circle has released details regarding how it decides what to list on its Poloniex exchange. The f...
South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked, $31.5 Million Stolen
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South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked, $31.5 Million Stolen

Popular South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has suspended all deposits and withdrawals following a hack resulting in the theft of more than $31 million worth of cryptocurrencies. This marks the second Korean exchange hack in as many weeks. Seou...
Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association Set To Vote On New Voluntary Rules
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Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association Set To Vote On New Voluntary Rules

An association of 16 cryptocurrency exchanges is working on a draft of self-imposed rules in a continuing attempt to secure the industry following the Coincheck hack. The vote on these rules is set for June 27. Next week, Japan's Virtual Currency Exchan...
Binance Supports Malta Stock Exchange’s Startup Accelerator Program
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Binance Supports Malta Stock Exchange’s Startup Accelerator Program

The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) has announced that digital currency exchange Binance is backing its newly launched program to support fintech and crypto startups, Finance Magnates reported June 18. According to a tweet by the MSE’s official Twitter account, ...
Novogratz Invests $15m in White-label Cryptocurrency Exchange Startup
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Novogratz Invests $15m in White-label Cryptocurrency Exchange Startup

Former Wall Street macro trader and vocal Bitcoin proponent Mike Novogratz has expanded his involvement in the cryptocurrency field, investing $15 million in a startup company which aims to facilitate the launch of trading platforms and tokenizes assets throug...
Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance to Expand to Jersey
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Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance to Expand to Jersey

Fresh off its expansion into the European island of Malta, Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — has announced that it will create up to 40 new jobs in Jersey. The exchange operator unveiled the plan in a joint statement with local organiz...
International Watchdog to Introduce Binding Regulations for Cryptocurrency Exchanges
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International Watchdog to Introduce Binding Regulations for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – a multi-national agency tasked with combating global financial criminal activity, will discuss developing and introducing legally binding rules for governing cryptocurrency exchanges later this month. Reuters rep...
FATF To Consider Binding Rules For Cryptocurrency Exchanges
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FATF To Consider Binding Rules For Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Later this month, the Financial Action Task Force will review whether its June 2015 guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges remain sufficient. FATF may opt for a binding framework. On Tuesday, a Japanese government official, who spoke on the condition of ...