China National Radio, a high-level mouthpiece of the government, has claimed OKEx illegally offered bitcoin futures and OTC trading.
China's state-owned news agency is taking aim at over-the-counter and crypto-to-crypto trading that still remains active in the country.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has frozen the trading of shares for a bitcoin-related firm for the third time this month.
The SEC is taking action against another publicly traded company alleged to have ties with the cryptocurrency industry.
Nasdaq has inked a deal with the operator of Switzerland's primary stock exchange to integrate blockchain into its over-the-counter product services.
ItBit has launched its Global OTC Agency Trading Desk, a new, five-person over-the-counter (OTC) trading service based in New York.
Some bitcoin millionaires are turning their substantial cryptocurrency holdings to fiat, not through exchanges, but through trusted brokers.