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BIS challenges ‘decentralisation illusion’ and suggests changes to bond fund redemptions
Exploring possible security risks and the options for safekeeping
Fred Ehrsam is behind $2.5bn fund Paradigm One, to which investors jockeyed to commit money
Task force says services should comply with anti-money laundering rules
While they rely on libertarian ideals of self-governance, nascent blockchain systems are vulnerable
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Beijing’s prohibition on digital currencies pushes traders to DeFi
New Jersey and Texas claim that interest-bearing accounts amount to unregistered securities
Warnings of ‘situation similar to a bank run’ as regulatory deadline draws near
Gary Gensler warns $2tn industry is too big to exist outside of ‘public policy framework’
Wealthy individuals see rich potential in the industry underpinning blockchain
Alleged thief dubbed ‘Mr White Hat’ has yet to make good on vow to return millions in crypto tokens
Decentralised finance appears to offer the utility that cryptos promised and have so far mostly failed to provide
Why using crypto smart-contracts to remove financial intermediaries comes with its own trade-offs.
FCA also issues consumer alert against sprawling cryptocurrency group
Blockchain projects that aim to cut out the middleman are growing so fast that regulators risk being overwhelmed
Basel committee report comes as authorities step up plans to regulate fast-emerging sector
Plus, a bluffers’ guide to crypto, supervising Open Banking rules, Ant Group secures new licence
Wave of ‘DeFi’ projects aim to reinvent exchanges, insurance, lending and more
The digital tokens have grown into a popular and often highly volatile asset class
If retail investors buy, they need to accept that cryptocurrencies come with big risks
Just another day in crypto-paradise.
Three years after investors poured $20bn into initial coin offerings, start-ups are revealing what they did with the money
The start-up is still trying to find compelling uses for the blockchain technology underpinning its XRP currency