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Crypto Derivatives Exchange Leaves EU for Panama, Expands KYC

Crypto exchange Deribit leaves the Netherlands for Panama to avoid demanding EU regulations that the Dutch nation might adopt. Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit is leaving the European Union for Panama to avoid new AML rules while changing its Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. Deribit B.V., the current Netherlands-based company responsible for the exchange, will officially […]

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US SEC Gives Crypto Gaming Firm the Go-Ahead on ‘Quarters’ Token

The SEC says Pocketful of Quarters is free to release its intended gaming rewards token without registration, as it is not a security. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has cleared a crypto gaming company to issue blockchain tokens without registration, deeming the tokens to not be securities.The SEC published its determination on […]

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Binance DEX: Navigating Country-Specific Cryptocurrency Trading Restrictions

Binance blocks traders in 29 other countries from its DEX website but say affected users can utilize supported wallet apps or VPNs to bypass the restriction. At the start of June 2019, reports emerged that Binance DEX’s website was blocking users with IP addresses from 29 countries. This news immediately caused confusion with some commentators, […]