• CAIS and Galaxy Digital partnership
    Cryptocurrencies,  Education

    Galaxy Digital to school financial advisors on digital assets

    Some advisors struggle to answer clients’ questions about cryptocurrencies and blockchain authoritatively. A new partnership between investment platform CAIS and the crypto merchant bank wants to help

    Some advisors struggle to answer clients’ questions about cryptocurrencies and blockchain authoritatively. A new partnership between investment platform CAIS and the crypto merchant bank wants to help

  • KPMG Chain Fusion launches
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    KPMG Chain Fusion launches, helping blockchains ‘talk’ to legacy bank systems

    It is hoped that the data standardization tool will allow traditional financial systems to communicate more effectively with blockchain protocols

    The audit, tax and advisory giant KPMG has launched a service designed to connect the systems used by banks and fintech firms with those relied on by cryptocurrency and digital asset platforms.

  • Jay Clayton’s leaving the SEC
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation,  United States

    Jay Clayton’s leaving the SEC. Could this be crypto’s big break?

    There are hopes that his successor as SEC commissioner will increase the likelihood of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund finally being approved

    SEC chairman Jay Clayton has been nominated as high-powered position as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Now, nerves are growing as to who will be tapped to take on his regulatory role, where he has been a persistent thorn in the side of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency boosters.

  • Crypto must-reads
    Cryptocurrencies,  People,  Technology

    CRYPTO MUST-READS FOR JUNE 19, 2020

    These Are The Crypto Stories You Should Be Following Today: Crypto can help free the Black community from the power of the dollar; researchers discover Tron may not be a scam; Mike Novogratz just might suck; blockchain can strip bias from AI

    On a Juneteenth when the national dialog is dominated by #BlackLivesMatter, take a look at how “Bitcoin & Black America” author Isaiah Jackson thinks crypto can change his community. In the “keep an open mind” vein, researchers surprised themselves by finding Justin Sun’s Tron isn’t just legit, its ahead of 90% of the projects out there. Switching to keep an open jaw mode, after more than $350 million in losses over two years, Mike Novogratz says Galaxy Digital might “suck”—while sticking to his pro-Bitcoin guns. And if HAL had blockchain he might have opened the pod bay door on his own.

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