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Crypto Firms Establish Messaging Standard to Deal With FATF Travel Rule - CoinDesk
Cryptocurrency firms will get help complying with anti-money laundering regulations from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) thanks to a new messaging standard released today.
Why Binance and Akon Are Betting on Africa for Crypto Adoption - CoinDesk
Demand for bitcoin is surging in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya, attracting investment from the cryptocurrency exchange Binance and a token project by Akon.
What the FATF: The Deadline for Complying With New Crypto Exchange Rules Is Coming - CoinDesk
A whirlwind journey through a new set of rules governing crypto exchanges created by a powerful intergovernmental organization.
5 Reasons Why Institutional Investors Refuse to Join the Crypto Sector
Crypto investors have long believed that institutional investors would lead to the next Bitcoin moon event but this is a false narrative built on nothing more than hope
Latest Fiat-Crypto Exchange Launches in India as Local Trade Volumes Soar
A new fiat-crypto exchange has launched in India, two months after the country’s stringent ban on banks’ dealings with crypto businesses was lifted
Crypto Regulatory Clarity in India: The Missing Piece to Mass Adoption
Regulation is one of the biggest hurdles for crypto in India as exchanges continue the legal battle to establish a clear framework
Jenny Ta on Transitioning From Wall Street to Crypto
Serial entrepreneur Jenny Ta shared insights into her transition from Wall Street to crypto
Meet Brian Klein, Crypto’s Own ‘High-Stakes’ Trial Attorney - CoinDesk
Brian Klein has spent the last few years representing crypto OGs against the government and each other. His latest high-profile project is to keep Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith out of jail.