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XRP soars >15% as Ripple wins the “Fair Notice Defense, but what's next

XRP soars >15% as Ripple wins the “Fair Notice Defense, but what’s next

The San Francisco-based payments company has long argued that the SEC didn’t give adequate notice of considering XRP to be a security. In fact, Brad Garlinghouse, CEO at Ripple had reiterated the same in a 19 February tweet. Nonetheless, sensing a possible victory, defendant had clamped down on the SEC with different significant strikes. Checkmate? …

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Wintermute wins approval for UK's crypto register as deadline approaches

Wintermute wins approval for UK’s crypto register as deadline approaches

advertisement Crypto market maker Wintermute has made it onto the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) cryptoasset register. Wintermute has significant heft within crypto markets, with a cumulative trading volume of $1.72 trillion since January 2020, according to its website. It offers more than 5,000 trading pairs.  It has taken more than a year and a half …

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IRS wins court approval to serve Kraken with a request for customer information

IRS wins court approval to serve Kraken with a request for customer information

After a denial last month, a federal court in the Northern District of California has authorized the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve an information request to Kraken. The IRS will serve the crypto exchange with a John Doe summons, which requests user information to identify crypto holding taxpayers. The Department of Justice announced the …

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Joe Biden's Crypto Impact Is Unclear as He Wins Presidency

Joe Biden’s Crypto Impact Is Unclear as He Wins Presidency

Joe Biden’s picks to head key regulatory agencies could redefine cryptocurrency policy in the coming years, although it’s unclear exactly how.  The Associated Press declared on Saturday that Biden, the Democratic nominee, beat President Donald Trump, a first-term Republican in an election that was marked by division and the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Coinhouse Wins First Crypto License From French Regulator

Coinhouse Wins First Crypto License From French Regulator

Crypto trading company Coinhouse has become the first crypto company to be registered with France’s top financial regulator, the Financial Markets Authority (AMF). The registration means Coinhouse now has a shot at getting banking services in France, which could give the firm cheaper services than the German bank it currently works with. “It’s a recognition …

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