UK regulator orders crypto exchanges to report sanctions breaches in the country
    05 Sep 2022

    British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) stated cryptocurrency exchanges must play their part in ensuring sanctions are complied with. According to updated guidance from the Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), the agency ordered crypto exchanges to report sanction breaches in the UK. The UK Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) has updated on…

    Crypto Trends Weekly – Aug. 27 – Sept. 2
    05 Sep 2022

    Breaking crypto news from the last week (Aug. 27 –Sept. 2, 2022): Aug. 27: Forbes’s new analysis of 157 crypto exchanges reveals that 51% of the daily Bitcoin trading volume is likely fake. “Wash trading” also benefits exchanges, allowing them to appear to have more volume than they actually do and encouraging more legitimate trading….

    Saudi Central Bank signals its digital ambitions with a new crypto pro hire
    05 Sep 2022

    Saudi Arabia’s banking regulator appointed Mohsen Al Zahrani to lead its virtual assets and central bank digital currency (CBDC) program, reflecting the Gulf state’s potential crypto ambitions. So far, Saudi Arabia has taken a more cautious approach to virtual assets, with officials raising concerns about their speculative nature. Yet the emergence of the neighboring UAE…