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Smartlands Platform Launch: Tokenizing the Real Economy in Europe With a First-Mover Advantage

In April, Smartlands will launch an alternative investment platform for buying and selling tokenized shares of real-world assets. The platform, built on the Stellar open-source network, will first focus on issuing security tokens that represent a suite of high-yield real estate listings based in Ukraine. Smartlands’ New Platform Is Revolutionizing the Real Economy in Eastern […]… Read more →

Société Générale Launches Blockchain-Based Structured Product

French financial services giant Société Générale has issued security tokens on Tezos’ public blockchain as part of its ongoing experimentation with cutting-edge fintech applications. Latest Move Reflects Bank’s Efforts to Fold Cryptocurrency Operations Into Its Ecosystem In its latest milestone in the blockchain arena, French multinational bank Société Générale has issued its very first structured […]… Read more →

Chinese Central Bank Calls Bitcoin an ‘Investment Alternative’

China may be softening its tone on cryptoassets, almost four years after it exacted a crackdown on bitcoin (BTC), altcoins and crypto exchanges, with encouraging remarks from Li Bo, the new deputy governor of the central People’s Bank of China (PBoC). Li Bo was quoted by multiple media outlets, including CNBC and the South China Morning Post as making remarks about BTC,… Read more →

US SEC Expected to Impose ‘Fair Amount’ of Regulation on Cryptocurrencies, Says Former Chairman

Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt says that he expects a “fair amount” of crypto regulation coming from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following the confirmation of the new chairman. Former SEC Chair Expects ‘Fair Amount’ of New Crypto Regulation Harvey Pitt talked about the future of cryptocurrency regulation under the new chairman, Gary […]… Read more →

US Lawmaker Warns Treasury Secretary and Fed Chair Not to Ignore Bitcoin or America Will Fall Behind

Congressman Kevin McCarthy has urged Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell not to ignore bitcoin like they have been trying to do. He believes it is the future, emphasizing, “I do not want America to fall behind” other countries. Government and the Fed Should Not Ignore Bitcoin GOP leader Kevin McCarthy […]… Read more →

Why NFTs Aren’t Just for Art and Collectibles

Master Snooker by DinizBr ArtW. Are non-fungible tokens (NFTs) one-trick ponies? They’ve certainly taken the art and digital collectible world by storm, raising millions of dollars for a handful of high-profile artists and (mostly) the NBA, but what else can they do? Well, given that the NFT is essentially a technical standard for creating and identifying unique digital… Read more →

Nigeria’s SEC in Talks With Central Bank of Nigeria Over Crypto Regulation— 2020 Crypto Guidelines Still Suspended

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed that talks with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) regarding the regulation of cryptocurrencies are ongoing. The securities regulator also reiterated that due to a CBN directive that was issued on February 7, 2021, the crypto guidelines it issued in September 2020 remain suspended. Read more →

Ukrainian MPs Want to Jail People Who Don’t Disclose Crypto Holdings

The Ukrainian parliament has voted in favor of a bill that proposes to hit people hiding large crypto holdings with lengthy jail terms. Per an official document from the Verkhovna Rada, the nation’s parliament, the bill passed with a majority of 283 votes, but will now return to the committee stage ahead of a second reading. Read more →