Caution and Crypto Custody: Convenient Companions – CoinDesk
Fidelity may not be offering ethereum custody support at first, due to uncertainty over hard forks. This caution highlights some of the intrinsic risks of crypto assets and goes a long way toward explaining why institutions are taking a cautious approach. Crypto asset custody is riskier and more complicated than most realize
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SEC’s Crypto Czar: Stablecoins might be violating securities laws
Speaking at SXSW, the SEC’s Senior Advisor for Digital Assets Valerie Szczepanik said algorithmic and digital-asset backed stablecoins may be considered securities.
BIS to launch ‘innovation hub’ – Carstens – Central Banking
The Bank for International Settlements is launching an “innovation hub” as part of a broader medium-term strategy.
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Regulators might not allow cash to circulate were it invented today – panellists – Central Banking
Cash might not be authorised as a means of payment were it introduced in today’s environment, some central bankers said on March 13.
SEC Staff to Hold Fintech Forum to Discuss Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets
US Securities and Exchange Commission will host a public forum focusing on distributed ledger technology and digital assets on May 31. The forum is being organized by the agency’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub).
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Why Custodians Are Coming To Crypto
This piece seeks to reconcile why custodians are needed in fiduciary transactions, noting they might be helpful for some investors but not necessary for everyone.
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Malta’s banks not as ‘crypto friendly’ as first thought » Brave New Coin
Malta has become a leading hub for crypto startups, but many crypto businesses are struggling to open bank accounts, and new guidance from the IMF may make that process even more difficult.
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