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A weekly digest of relevant news about digital assets and crypto, outlining crucial blockchain industry updates that you may have missed.

UK Financial Regulator: Watch Out for Coronavirus Crypto Scams - CoinDesk
The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority is asking investors to watch out for coronavirus-related crypto scams.
Crypto Firms Got Active in India as Supreme Court Removes Ban
RBI imposed a ban on crypto trading that barred banks and financial institutions from availing services related to digital assets and virtual currencies.
Blockchain.​Com Now Offers Crypto Lending Service to All Users
Major cryptocurrency wallet service and blockchain data supplier Blockchain.​com now allows all users to borrow Paxos Standard against Bitcoin
Australian Tax Office to Warn Investors Over Crypto Misreporting - CoinDesk
Up to 350,000 Australians will be contacted by regulators soon to remind them of their obligations when trading in digital assets like bitcoin.
Coronavirus Travel Bans Crippling Crypto
With the US now imposing travel restrictions on most of Europe due to the coronavirus, the crypto industry has been hit hard
US Congressman Introduces Crypto-Currency Act of 2020
U.S. Congressman introduces Crypto-Currency Act of 2020, hoping to finally lay down the law as to which regulators handle which digital assets
Ripple Court Ruling May Expand Legal Action Potential Against Crypto
A class action suit against Ripple Labs may set precedent for cryptocurrencies that aren’t securities to face putative claims
New York Regulator Tells Crypto Firms to Develop Coronavirus Contingency Plans - CoinDesk
NYDFS is asking all crypto firms operating in New York to prepare detailed plans in case day-to-day operations are disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Crypto Is Brewing in Colombia: Active Adoption That Will Wake You Up
Colombia is one of the key players in the crypto sphere by pace of adoption. What are the reasons behind such popularity?
Data Transparency and Fake Trading Volumes — Institutionalizing Crypto
Data companies are bringing transparency and accountability to the crypto market, making way for institutional investments