Browsing the "Licensing" Tag

Investment App Robinhood Wins License to Operate in UK

| Daniel Palmer

Robinhood, a stocks, ETFs and crypto investment app, has been given the green light to operate as a broker by a U.K. regulator.

Crypto Exchange CEX.IO Expands US Service to Cover 31 States

| Daniel Palmer

The exchange now operates in 31 U.S. states and the District of Columbia after obtaining licenses in seven new jurisdictions.

Pakistan Introducing Regulations, Licensing Scheme for Crypto Firms

| Yogita Khatri

The government of Pakistan is putting in place regulations that will see digital currency firms licensed to combat illicit uses of the technology.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.

Pennsylvania Clarifies That Crypto Exchanges Are Not Money Transmitters

| Yogita Khatri

Pennsylvania's government has clarified that crypto exchanges and providers do not require a money transmission license to operate.

Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges

| Yogita Khatri

Financial authorities in the Netherlands plan a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet providers to lower the risk of financial crimes.

Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform

| Yogita Khatri

Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with distributed ledger tech from Digital Asset.

Japan’s FSA Expands Crypto Team to Handle Exchange License Reviews

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's financial regulator is recruiting more people next year to handle the growing interest among Japanese companies in a crypto exchange license.

Australian State Pilot Puts Driver’s Licenses on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Australia's New South Wales government is turning to blockchain for a state-wide test of a driver license digitization program slated for November.

AP Inks Deal With Blockchain Media Startup Civil

| Nikhilesh De

The Associated Press is partnering with blockchain journalism startup Civil to license articles for different newsrooms.