Ex-Cantor execs launch crypto lending platform in expectation of Bitcoin ETFs
    08 Nov 2023

    A new crypto-lending platform dubbed Tokenet says it will service what it expects to be an influx of institutional clients following the potential United States approval of spot Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF). The platform was launched by a team of executives who previously headed financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald who since joined a new brokerage…

    Dubai’s regulator VARA shows how authorities, market can work in tandem — vice chair
    08 Nov 2023

    The Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) is one of the earliest regulatory bodies to release comprehensive crypto assets regulations to promote crypto-related activities in Dubai. Established in March 2022, VARA was created to promote the emirate as a regional and international hub for virtual assets and related services. VARA released a comprehensive regulatory framework for virtual asset service…