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CME Says Bitcoin Futures Gaining Interest From Big Investors

| Brad Keoun

The CME touts the success of its bitcoin futures contract, as the battle for institutional investors heats up thanks to competition from Bakkt.

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Coinbase Eyes European Growth After Winning Irish E-Money License

| William Foxley

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been granted an Irish e-money license that will bring it greater access to EU and EEA markets.

Bitfinex Doesn’t Have to Compile Documents During Appeal, Judge Says

| Nikhilesh De

A New York judge has rejected the state attorney general's request to have Bitfinex and Tether compile documents about a loan during an ongoing…

OKEx Korea Reviewing Decision to Delist Privacy Coins Zcash and Dash

| William Foxley

OKEX Korea is reconsidering a decision to delist the privacy coins zcash and dash it announced in September.

Vanguard Developing Blockchain Platform for $6 Trillion Forex Market

| David Pan

Mutual fund giant Vanguard has partnered with Nasdaq Ventures-backed blockchain startup Symbiont to develop a currency trading platform.

QuadrigaCX Founder’s Widow Will Cough Up $9 Million to Repay Users

| Nikhilesh De

Bankruptcy trustee EY and the widow of QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten have come to a settlement – with affected users of the defunct exchange…

Crypto Traders’ Lawsuit Claims Bitfinex, Tether Cost Market Over $1 Trillion

| Nikhilesh De and William Foxley

Bitfinex and sister company Tether caused more than $1 trillion in damages to the crypto market, a new lawsuit claims.

Coinbase in Talks to Acquire Rental Startup Omni’s Engineering Staff: Report

| William Foxley

Th cryptocurrency exchange is said to be in talks to acquire the human assets of Omni, a Ripple-backed rental and storage firm.

Galaxy Digital, XBTO Just Made the First Block Trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures

| William Foxley

Crypto fund Galaxy Digital and OTC trader XBTO have conducted the first-ever block trade of Bakkt's bitcoin futures contract.

Coinbase Reinstates UK Bank Deposits and Withdrawals

| William Foxley

Coinbase UK is once more allowing GBP deposits and withdrawals after it partnered with ClearBank in August.