Napoleon Asset Management Launches First AMF-Regulated Crypto Fund

According to recent reports, France just got a new crypto fund, known as Napoleon Bitcoin Fund, which consists purely out of cryptocurrency. Napoleon Bitcoin Fund Launches According to a recent publication by France’s Les Echos, the country recently got its…

Lithuanian Central Bank Publishes Crypto (CBDC) Research

This year has seen the beginnings of a global race to launch central bank crypto-assets (CBDCs). No country has managed it yet but China is emerging as the clear favorite. This has spurred the forward-thinking banks of the world into…

Keepkey Crypto Hardware Wallet Has an Alarming Flaw

Crypto practitioners who depend on Keepkey hardware wallets to store their coins ought to take a pledge of not discussing it in public. Kraken Warns Crypto Users The warning appears on Kraken’s latest blog post wherein it discusses a serious…

World’s First Collectible Crypto Coin to be Issued in 2020

In an effort to further establish itself as an emerging fintech and crypto hub Lithuania will be issuing the world’s first collectible crypto coins. The commemorative issue coin is dedicated to the 1918 Act of Independence and will feature its…

Crypto Payments Now Legal in Ukraine

Lawmakers in Ukraine have adopted new legislation that legalizes crypto payments as the country moves forward with strict compliance to international anti-money laundering (AML) standards. Private Individuals Can Provide Crypto Payment Services According to Forklog, members of the Verkhovna Rada…

India Ends Disappointing Year in Crypto, Will 2020 Be Better?

Regardless of crypto market price action, some countries have had a better 2019 than others. India has been on the back foot for most of it as the central bank and regulators procrastinated with the new technology and stifled further…

PBoC to Test Crypto Yuan with Telecom Firms, Commercial Banks

People’s Bank of China is entering another stage of its tests for a crypto payment system. The central bank announced it had completed the preliminary tests and has turned to create a testing ground with the aid of major Chinese…

Korean Government to Tax Crypto Capital Gains from 2020

The Korean government is preparing legal tools to tax capital gains from the sale of crypto assets. Specialized legislation to target digital asset deals is expected to arrive from the tax season for 2020. Korean Authorities Hope to Tax Crypto…

No Investor Misled Over Crypto Mining Boom, Nvidia Claims

Nvidia has urged a US judge to dismiss a case brought by investors who say it misled them over crypto mining revenues. The company claims that the plaintiffs had cherry-picked information and relied on analysts who were clearly speculating on its financials.…

North Korean Crypto Social Media Monitoring on the Rise

Recent reports by the South Korean press warned that North Korea might be expanding its crypto social media monitoring.  Yesterday’s report by NK Economy claims that North Korean firm Marine Chain is actively keeping an eye on leading names in…