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How Crypto Companies Must Mesh With Traditional Financial Services Platforms for DeFi to Succeed
Crypto companies looking to engage with traditional financial institutions must address risk management and compliance expectations stemming these institutions' regulatory obl...
DeFi could increase access globally to financial services. (Getty Images)

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Why Bitcoin Is a Tool for Social Justice
Bitcoin offers immigrant, Black, Indigenous, LGBTQ+ and other communities the promise of a more equitable financial system.
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BVNK Aims to be Crypto Bank in All But Name
The digital-asset platform wants to appeal to mid-market clients who fall between retail customers and multimillion-dollar institutions.
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US Treasury Officials, Financial Industry Executives Met to Discuss Stablecoins: Report
In meetings this week, the officials and executives discussed regulation and related topics.
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Norway’s FSA Says Legal Framework Needed in Crypto to Protect Consumers
The regulatory body stressed the cryptocurrency market remains largely unregulated and consumer protections are needed.
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Square CFO Says There's 'Absolutely a Case' for All Balance Sheets to Have Bitcoin
Ahuja said her company sees bitcoin and cryptocurrency as "expanding access to financial services" particularly on a global scale.
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Crypto Lender BlockFi Raises $350M at a $3B Valuation
BlockFi plans to use the Series D to build a range of financial services, said CEO Zac Prince. Is a public offering next for the crypto unicorn?
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Diginex: An Early-Stage Cryptocurrency Exchange With High Aspirations
Diginex’s operations and filings can give us deeper insights into the exchange industry, historically unknown to the public.
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The proposed rule change would give Commerce Dept. statisticians a more precise look at the prevalence of international crypto transactions. (Image via Jer123 / Shutterstock)
US Commerce Dept. Wants to Survey Firms on Cross-Border Crypto Usage
The Bureau of Economic Analysis plans to ask financial institutions whether they conducted any crypto trades with foreigners in 2019.
The proposed rule change would give Commerce Dept. statisticians a more precise look at the prevalence of international crypto transactions. (Image via Jer123 / Shutterstock)

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A New Bitcoin Exchange On the Colombian-Venezuelan Border Will Help Refugees
Refugees can use a new POS to purchase goods, food, and services when they leave Venezuela.
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