El Salvador Establishes National Bitcoin Office to Manage ‘All Projects Related to the Cryptocurrency’

After the Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele revealed the country would buy a single bitcoin every day, a report published by Torres Legal details that the government of El Salvador has created a National Bitcoin Office (ONBTC). The report says the entity was created via Decree No. 49, which was signed by Bukele and El Salvador’s […]

Report: State Securities Regulators Probe Crypto Lender Genesis

Report: State Securities Regulators Probe Crypto Lender GenesisState securities regulators are reportedly investigating Genesis Global Capital in a broad range probe into the “interconnectedness of crypto firms,” Barron’s reported on Friday. The report notes that the Alabama Securities Commission is looking into whether or not cryptocurrency firms have violated securities laws without filing the proper registrations. Report Says Financial Regulators Are Investigating […]

Bitget Launches Major Campaign With Messi to Reignite Confidence in the Crypto Market

PRESS RELEASE. Seychelles, Nov 26, 2022 – Leading global cryptocurrency exchange, Bitget, has announced a series of marketing campaigns with Lionel Messi, the Argentinian Football legend, with the launch of the brand film to celebrate the 2022 World Cup. With this USD 20 Million investment in campaigns and rewards, Bitget aims to benefit users with […]

Latam Still Unprepared to Deal With Crypto Crime and Scams, According to GFI Report

latam gfiLatam is still unprepared to deal with cryptocurrency-related crimes and scam situations, according to a recent report issued by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington DC-based think tank. The document states that crypto regulation has failed to grow with the adoption of these new technologies and that governments have often failed to detect and punish […]

‘Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Make Global Commerce Easy’ — Founder of Nigerian Crypto Exchange

Despite the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Feb. 5, 2021 directive that instructed banks to block crypto entities from the financial system, the demand and use of cryptocurrencies have continued to grow. Not even the central bank’s subsequent crackdown on crypto entities it accused of defying the directive has succeeded in suffocating demand for cryptocurrencies. […]

Crypto Winter No Longer Has Big Impact on Long-Term Industry Growth, EY Executive Says

Crypto Winter Doesn't Have Big Impact on Long-Term Industry Growth, EY Executive SaysEY’s global blockchain leader says that for the first time ever, crypto’s price swings do not have that big of an impact on the long-term growth of the industry. Nonetheless, he stressed: “It is also important that regulators crack down on obvious Ponzi schemes faster and with more severity.” EY’s Brody on Crypto Winter Paul […]