Browsing the "UAE" Tag

BitOasis Clears Hurdle in Bid to Launch Regulated Crypto Asset Exchange

| Nikhilesh De

BitOasis has secured an in-principle approval, taking it one step closer to offering a regulated crypto exchange to the Middle East.

Bithumb Kicks Off Middle East Expansion With UAE Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb plans to expand in the Middle East, starting with a licensed exchange in the UAE.

Two Remittance Firms Go Live With Ripple-Based Payments to Thailand

| Yogita Khatri

Remittance firms UAE Exchange and Unimoni now offer blockchain-based payments to Thailand using RippleNet.

Saudi Arabia, UAE Aim to Cut Payments Costs With Common Digital Currency

| Yogita Khatri

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are hoping a shared digital currency can cut remittance costs between the two countries.

UAE Remittance Firm Launching Ripple-Based Payments in Q1 2019

| Yogita Khatri

Abu Dhabi-based money transmitter UAE Exchange is working with Ripple to launch blockchain remittances to Asia early next year.

Blockchain ‘Radically Simplifies’ KYC, Say UAE Trial Participants

| Yogita Khatri

An Abu Dhabi financial center and KPMG say they have successfully completed a trial of a blockchain-based know-your-customer application.

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United Arab Emirates to Allow ICOs as Corporate Funding Option

| Daniel Palmer

The U.A.E. plans to introduce regulations that would permit initial coin offerings to be used as a means of fundraising for domestic companies.

Oil Data Firm Platts Rolls Out Commercial Blockchain Platform

| Daniel Palmer

Energy markets data provider S&P Global Platts has announced the commercial deployment of a blockchain network for sharing oil inventories.

UAE Financial Watchdog Warns Investors Over ICO Risks

| Wolfie Zhao

A financial regulator in the UAE has issued a warning to investors on the risks of participating in token sale activities.

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The Transformed Role of Government in the Blockchain Era

| Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr

Embracing change might not be easy for governments, but it can be done, according to the head of Dubai's ambitious blockchain agenda.