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Treadway Commission to Issue Blockchain Security Guidance in 2020

The influential Treadway Commission plans to issue security guidance for companies using blockchain.

Gemini’s Head of Risk on How Crypto Beats Traditional Finance

The arc of crypto bends toward regulation, so we might as well be prepared, says Gemini's risk chief and the president of the Virtual Commodities Association, Yusuf Hussain.

Israel’s Securities Regulator Asks Private Sector for DLT Proof-of-Concepts

Israel’s chief securities regulator Anat Guetta says DLT has “transformative potential” for the startup nation’s capital markets. Now she wants to see a proof-of-concept.

Accenture Picked to Build Sweden’s E-Krona Digital Currency Pilot

Sweden has picked Accenture to handle its e-krona digital currency pilot.

Binance Blockade of Wasabi Wallet Could Point to a Crypto Crack-Up

2020 may see crypto’s most consequential fork yet: A split between the worlds of regulated exchanges and privacy-focused users.

French Financial Watchdog Approves First ICO Under New ‘Visa’ Scheme

The approved ICO issuer can now legally market and host their sale until the beginning of June 2020.

Bithumb Exchange Fighting Back Against ‘Groundless’ $69M Tax Bill

The South Korea-based exchange is fighting a move by the country's tax authority to withhold over $69 million in tax on foreign cryptocurrency transactions.

YouTube Temporarily Bans Two Popular Crypto Channels Claiming Policy Breach

YouTube has deleted videos and temporarily banned the accounts of two separate cryptocurrency enthusiasts citing a breach in company policy.

The Central Bank Business Model Is Under Attack

Libra spurred central banks into action on digital currency projects this year.

Ex-CFTC Chair Giancarlo to Push for Digital Dollar in New Role at White-Shoe Law...

Christopher Giancarlo has joined law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher as its new senior counsel, where the former CFTC chief intends to continue advocating for a digital dollar and other policies.