Tags : Emerging

Regulation

How India is emerging as a hub of blockchain and

The fintech community has often viewed innovation and regulation as opposing forces, and cryptocurrency is no different. In 2019, as US exchanges started delisting tokens amid regulatory uncertainty, crypto firm Circle published a blog post in which it accused US regulators of “chilling” innovation. However, the US government isn’t the only one to leave blockchain […]Read More

Market

Bitcoin an ‘Emerging Competitor’ to Gold, Says CME’s Chief Economist

Bluford Putnam, chief economist and managing director of CME Group, believes bitcoin is an “emerging competitor” to gold. In a CME-presented explainer video posted by Bloomberg on Wednesday, Putnam said the yellow metal’s ongoing production, likely to increase in 2021, contrasts with bitcoin‘s fixed supply. The World Gold Council estimates roughly 197,576 metric tonnes (217,790 […]Read More

Blockchain

FinCEN Rehires Chainalysis Exec to ‘Confront Emerging Threats’

Chainalysis chief technical counsel Michael Mosier will return to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in a new role as Deputy Director and Digital Innovation Officer. According to FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco, Mosier is the “right person with the right skills, at exactly the right time.” FinCEN Seeks Help Engaging Industry and Government Partners As per […]Read More