Nikhilesh De

Nikhilesh De

Nikhilesh De is CoinDesk's managing editor for global policy and regulation, covering regulators, lawmakers and institutions. When he's not reporting on digital assets and policy, he can be found admiring Amtrak or building LEGO trains. He owns < $50 in BTC and < $20 in ETH. He was named the Association of Cryptocurrency Journalists and Researchers' Journalist of the Year in 2020.

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Australia's Securities Watchdog Might Run Its Own Blockchain Nodes
Australia's securities markets regulator is weighing the use of blockchain as part of broader data strategy.
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Swiss Finance Regulator Cracks Down on 'E-Coin' Cryptocurrency Scheme
Switzerland's financial markets regulator has cracked down on a trio of companies tied to an alleged cryptocurrency scam.
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Malaysia's Central Bank Is Close to Drafting New Cryptocurrency Rules
Malaysia's central bank could introduce rules around cryptocurrencies by the end of this year, according to statements by its governor.
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World's Largest Hedge Fund Founder: Bitcoin is a 'Bubble'
Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, thinks bitcoin is in bubble territory, according to a new interview.
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Japan Exchange Report: Cloud Edging Out DLT for Capital Markets Needs
A new Japan Exchange Group report throws cold water on the idea that distributed ledger tech may soon make inroads in global capital markets.
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Malta Unveils Blockchain Advisory Board as National Strategy Advances
The European nation of Malta is moving to advance its ongoing blockchain strategy with the creation of a new advisory board.
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Meet WEX: Bitcoin Exchange Launches for BTC-e Users with BTC-e Design
A new exchange is courting users of the now-defunct BTC-e exchange, but it bears a striking resemblance to its illicit predecessor.
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Fujitsu
Fujitsu to Trial Blockchain Tech with New Banking Partners
Fujitsu is joining up with a Japanese banking association in a bid to help member banks build and test real-world blockchain solutions.
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$90 Million Budget: Japan's GMO Reveals More Cryptocurrency Mining Details
Japanese digital services firm GMO has divulged additional plans for its forthcoming cryptocurrency mining operation.
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BoE Official: Central Bank Digital Currency Would Need 'Extraordinary' Resilience
A Bank of England researcher wrote earlier this week that a central bank digital currency would need "extraordinary" levels of resilience to work.
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