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OKEx’s Andy Cheung: Bitcoin Derivatives, Self-Regulation, and Emerging Markets (cryptobriefing.com) 12/10/2019 - 11:00pm
In an exclusive interview, OKEx’s Andy Cheung talks derivatives, self-regulation, and emerging markets. Looking back, 2019 seems to have been a watershed year for cryptocurrency exchanges. The explosion of the crypto derivatives market has put many of the bigger exchanges into a position of competing with regulated institutional offerings, such as...
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Ethereum Google Searches Near Record Lows (bitcoinist.com) 12/10/2019 - 5:55am
Ethereum saw a major reduction in Google searches in the last few months, attracting less attention than ever before. Ethereum Less Popular Now Than When it Was $20 Ethereum (ETH), the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is going through an interesting period as of late. A Trustnodes report indicates that the project has seen the lowest...
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Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Hits Argentinian Government (bitcoinist.com) 12/10/2019 - 5:00am
The Argentinian government has been hit with a Bitcoin ransomware attack. According to the latest information, the hacker demanded 50 BTC to withdraw the attack. For all the positive changes that cryptocurrencies have brought in the last few years, there are still those who would use them to harm others. A perfect example of this is a hacker that...
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Crypto industry needs to play by the rules – even if there aren’t any (techcentral.co.za) 12/09/2019 - 6:37pm
Despite crypto being unregulated in South Africa, the current regulatory stance is that South Africans may buy any cryptocurrency assets, store them and pay for goods and services. Like art and ...
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South Africa Drafts New Rules for Cryptocurrencies That Shore Up Currency Controls (crowdfundinsider.com) 12/09/2019 - 5:35pm
South Africa’s financial regulators began studying cryptocurrencies in 2014. The news follows reports from South Africa in recent weeks indicating that the country’s major banks, including FNB and ...
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Sekunjalo Partners Ultrain to Develop African Chain 3.0 for Businesses in Africa (coinfo) 12/09/2019 - 6:00am
South Africa-based private equity company, Sekunjalo Investment Holdings (Sekunjalo), has revealed plans to deploy a blockchain business ecosystem – The African Chain 3.0, according to a press release shared on Monday. The African Chain, which is aimed at delivering a commercially sustainable and responsible financial infrastructure, will launch...
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Ugandan Crypto Startup Bails on Workers and Investors Overnight   (insidebitcoins.com) 12/08/2019 - 3:17am
Several investors in Uganda have begun to regret their decision to turn their gaze towards the cryptocurrency space, after a crypto startup that promised to fix them with jobs and make them rich has mysteriously packed up. According to a report from independent local news medium Daily Mirror, the company, which was named Dunamiscoins Resources...
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South Africa to publish new cryptocurrency policy in early 2020 - BusinessTech (businesstech.co.za) 12/06/2019 - 3:25am
South Africa to publish new cryptocurrency policy in early 2020 BusinessTech
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Despite CBN’s warning, Nigerians among top users of bitcoins (ripplesnigeria.com) 12/05/2019 - 10:57pm
“It was stated in 2018, 41% of new users in bitcoins, a cryptocurrency hailed from Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa,” the publication reads. The development has emerged despite the Central Bank of ...
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South Africa to publish new cryptocurrency policy in early 2020 (businesstech.co.za) 12/05/2019 - 7:19pm
South Africa’s intergovernmental Fintech Working Group aims to publish a draft policy paper on crypto-assets for public comment in the first quarter of 2020. In response to questions from ...
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The Case for a Single Globally Used Coin (tabbf.ru) 12/05/2019 - 9:39am
It may seem a very difficult task, but it is not impossible. The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) member nations are already planning to create a cryptocurrency for payment ...
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South Africa Reserve Bank to Release New Crypto Regulations (livebitcoinnews.com) 12/04/2019 - 7:21am
A bank in South Africa is introducing new regulations regarding how people can – and should – hold cryptocurrency. South Africa: The New Crypto Hotspot? The South Africa Reserve Bank (SARB) says that ...
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South Africa Central Bank Looking Into Cryptocurrency Regulation (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 12/03/2019 - 9:36pm
As you may know, blockchain technology and Bitcoin is a technology that’s ideal for banking the unbanked, serving those who don’t even have a place [...] The post South Africa Central Bank Looking Into Cryptocurrency Regulation appeared first on InsideBitcoins.com.
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South Africa Central Bank Looking Into Cryptocurrency Regulation (insidebitcoins.com) 12/03/2019 - 7:56pm
As you may know, blockchain technology and Bitcoin is a technology that’s ideal for banking the unbanked, serving those who don’t even have a place to store their funds. However, this technology is struggling to make it in the mainstream because of regulatory issues, among other things. That and cryptocurrencies do allow for citizens to circumvent...
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South Africa’s Central Bank Addresses Illicit Money Transfers in Bitcoin (themerkle.com) 12/03/2019 - 3:09pm
Governments around the globe are trying to regulate cryptocurrencies to the best of their abilities. Particularly where criminal use cases of Bitcoin are concerned, some new rules need to be introduced. The South African central bank is currently working on a way to prevent the evasion of currency controls. Another Central Bank Focusing on Bitcoin...
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South Africa’s central bank is setting up new rules for cryptocurrency - TNW (thene.tw) 12/03/2019 - 4:03am
South Africa’s central bank is setting up new rules for cryptocurrency TNW
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Stronger together: working towards a green holiday season with Indegy and NU Africa (businessg) 12/03/2019 - 3:37am
In South Africa, the City of Johannesburg’s network was breached twice: by hackers in October, demanding a ransom to be paid in Bitcoin, and three months before that by a virus, which encrypted the ...
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Stronger together: working towards a green holiday season with Indegy and NU Africa (itnewsafrica.com) 12/03/2019 - 1:32am
In South Africa, the City of Johannesburg’s network was breached twice: by hackers in October, demanding a ransom to be paid in Bitcoin, and three months before that by a virus, which encrypted the ...
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Sarb ‘to end use of crypto to evade forex controls’ (iol.co.za) 12/02/2019 - 11:05pm
The news that the Sarb is planning to introduce such rules has sent shockwaves throughout the South African crypto asset and blockchain industry. South Africa’s largest blockchain community, SA Crypto ...
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Regulation not a bottleneck to crypto adoption (.tw) 12/02/2019 - 8:42pm
Irlon Terblanche, founder and chief executive officer at Blockchain Capital (South Africa), argues that regulation does not stop cryptocurrency adoption except in unique cases where it is completely ...
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First National Bank (South Africa) (thene.tw) 12/02/2019 - 8:09pm
The central bank of South Africa is looking to introduce new rules to govern the use of cryptocurrency and digital currency ...
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South Africa’s central bank is setting up new rules for cryptocurrency (thene.tw) 12/02/2019 - 8:08pm
The central bank of South Africa is looking to introduce new rules to govern the use of cryptocurrency and digital currency in the country. According to South African financial newspaper Business ...
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South Africa Planning New Regulations to Prevent Use of Crypto in Currency Evasion (cryptoglobe.com) 12/02/2019 - 5:21pm
South Africa's central bank is planning new rules to prevent the use of cryptocurrency in evading the country's current laws control the flow of fiat.
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South Africa plans new rules to stop Cryptocurrencies being used to evade currency controls (cryptopurview.com) 12/02/2019 - 2:03pm
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Why Jack Dorsey believes Africa is the next big bitcoin playground? (leaprate.com) 12/02/2019 - 12:00pm
Earlier, during WEF 2019, a lot of discussions emerged about South Africa and its potential to be the next blockchain / bitcoin disruptor. As Leaprate reported, the primary reason for the potential: ...
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South Africa’s Central Bank Plans New Rules for Cryptocurrency Use (dcebrief.com) 12/02/2019 - 9:53am
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will reportedly implement new rules for cryptocurrency use early next year, according to local media outlet Business Report. The new guidelines will be designed ...
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South African Reserve Bank to Introduce New Cryptocurrency Rules (beincrypto.com) 12/02/2019 - 8:52am
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is aiming to introduce new ‘crypto rules’ to crack-down on cryptocurrency use-cases in evading currency controls. The rules will likely come forth in the first quarter of 2020. The SARB deputy governor, Kuben Naidoo, told journalists about the forthcoming rules , but the report hasn’t been shared or verified...
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South Africa to introduce crypto regulations in Q1 2019 (coingeek.com) 12/02/2019 - 8:45am
South Africa to introduce crypto regulations in Q1 2019 [...] Read More... The post South Africa to introduce crypto regulations in Q1 2019 appeared first on CoinGeek .
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South African to Block Citizens from Evading Monetary Policy Using Bitcoin (insidebitcoins.com) 12/02/2019 - 8:25am
Last month, popular peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading platform Paxful published a blog post in which it revealed that trading on its platform across South Africa has increased by an astounding ...
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South African Central Bank Rolls Out New Rules for Digital Assets (bitcoinist.com) 12/02/2019 - 7:06am
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is planning on new rules for the usage of digital assets, in a bid to stop illegal fund transfers. New Rules for Crypto Usage May Attempt to Limit Transfers According to local news reports, cited by BusinessReport , the new rules will be applied by the end of the first quarter in 2020. The expectations were...
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Tesla Cybertruck Inspired by James Bond Car that Elon Musk Bought for $1M (coinspeaker.com) 12/02/2019 - 7:04am
Coinspeaker Tesla Cybertruck Inspired by James Bond Car that Elon Musk Bought for $1M These days many of us are wondering what has inspired Tesla for creating its Cybertruck . And there is an answer.Perhaps you had the chance to watch some of the top shows about ‘blind auctions’, ‘storage wars’ etc. It’s mostly about people buying a storage unit...
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South Africa to Impose Strict Control over Cryptocurrency Transfers - Ripple Coin News (ripplecoinnews.com) 12/02/2019 - 5:52am
South Africa to Impose Strict Control over Cryptocurrency Transfers Ripple Coin News
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South Africa to Bring New Crypto Laws to Reduce Slack in Currency Control (financemagnates.com) 12/02/2019 - 4:54am
Banks already started to act in panic and ended business with multiple crypto entities.
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South Africa plans for new rules to stop crypto from being used to evade currency controls (theblockcrypto.com) 12/02/2019 - 3:05am
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the country’s central bank, is planning to introduce new rules to stop cryptocurrencies from being used to evade currency controls. SARB deputy governor Kuben Naidoo has reportedly said that the new rules would be put in place in Q1 2020. With these rules, the central bank would put restrictions on how much...
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'Tomorrow' von Regisseur Peter Funch c/o EMEIS DEUBEL, produziert mit Support von Episode Media Productions (gosee.de/news/film/-tomorrow-von-regisseur-peter-funch-c-o-emeis-deubel-produziert-mit-support-von-episode-media-productions-52062) 12/02/2019 - 1:50am
Aptly titled 'Tomorrow', the film describes how they are working to develop blockchain banking in developing countries to use local post offices as bank affiliates. He shot in Cape Town, South Africa ...
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South Africa’s central bank to bring new cryptocurrency rules (invezz.com) 12/01/2019 - 11:17pm
South Africa's central bank announced new crypto rules that would control the amount of money that is leaving the country. The country has strict limits regarding how much money can leave, but the ...
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Buying Bitcoin in South Africa – Here is what the banks say (mybroadband.co.za) 12/01/2019 - 8:58pm
FNB will close the bank accounts of major local cryptocurrency exchanges and related intermediaries from March 2020. FNB has assured customers that their personal accounts would not be closed if they ...
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Sarb plan for new rules using digital currency (iol.co.za) 12/01/2019 - 4:10pm
One of South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, AltCoinTrader, said they were disappointed with FNB’s decision after having been with the bank since 2015. “We are disappointed that a financial ...
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