Nikhilesh De

law, legal

Another Ripple Lawsuit Claims XRP Is A Security

| Nikhilesh De

A third investor in three months is suing Ripple on grounds that the XRP cryptocurrency is a security issued by the firms. 

Voorhees vs Schiff: Bull Meets Bear at NY Bitcoin Debate

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin will eventually come to replace government-backed fiat currencies, Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees argued at a debate Monday.

SEC Charges Two In Illicit UBI Blockchain Stock Sale

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged two Nevada residents with illegally profiting off stock sales of a self-described blockchain firm.

Coinbase’s New Custody Service Is Now Live

| Nikhilesh De

Having accepted its first deposit last week, Coinbase Custody is officially "open for business," the exchange said Monday.

decryption, enigma

‘Secret Contracts’ Developer Engima Launches Test Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

A built-from-scratch blockchain aiming to enable private contracts between users has officially entered testing. 

Tether Code ‘Flaw’ Was Actually an Exchange Error

| Nikhilesh De

A suspected vulnerability in Tether's code for its USDT stablecoin has been confirmed as an exchange integration issue, not a protocol bug.

Crypto Wallet Startup Blockchain Launches Institutional Platform

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain (formerly known as Blockchain.info) launched an institutional advisory platform, the company announced Thursday.

Registered Broker Templum Plans Security Identifiers for Tokenized Assets

| Nikhilesh De

Regulated token trader Templum Markets is partnering with CUSIP Global Services (CGS) to bring securities identification numbers to tokenized assets.

Bank of England Warns Finance Firms Over Crypto Risks

| Nikhilesh De

A Bank of England official has warned banks and other financial firms about exposure to cryptocurrency-related assets in a letter.

Bittrex CEO to Advise Cuban-Backed Crypto Gaming Platform

| Nikhilesh De

Bittrex CEO Bill Shihara will help guide the crypto eSports betting platform as it works to improve the security and adoption of its crypto token.