Australian bitcoin firm Bitcoin Group is hiring a bitcoin expert after the country's top regulator raised fresh concerns amid the firm's bid to launch an initial public offering (IPO).
filed its second supplementary prospectus on Friday, 20th November, a move that pushed the firm’s IPO closing date to 8th January of next year.
According to the company, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has prompted the firm to hire "an appropriately qualified independent expert" who, according to the note, will:
Bitcoin Group, based in Melbourne, operates its own bitcoin mine and claims to possess as much as 6 petahash in capacity. It previously focused its efforts on bitcoin trading.
Neither ASIC or Bitcoin Group responded to requests for further comment as of press time.
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