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In this issue: • Academics Detect Manipulation on ‘DEXes’ as Cryptocurrency Trading ExpandsNew Tokenized Securities Announced; Global Regulatory Regimes DevelopFood Supply Chain Initiatives Grow, Government Spending Expected to Rise, Blockchain Enterprise Tools ReleasedCrypto-Mining Malware, Dark Market Money Laundering, SIM Swap Hacks and FinCEN Enforcement Academics Detect Manipulation on ‘DEXes’ as Cryptocurrency Trading Expands By: Joanna F. Wasick A recent academic paper by researchers at Cornell Tech and other academic…
In this issue: • Adoption of Blockchain Solutions Spreads Across IndustriesNew Cryptocurrency Exchanges Receive Approvals in US and Foreign JurisdictionsEnforcement and Regulatory Actions by the US, FATF, Mexico, Finland and Switzerland Hacking the Dragon; Lazarus Returns; and Other Cryptocurrency Threats Adoption of Blockchain Solutions Spreads Across Industries By: Alexandra Royal Last week, a major U.S. international shipping conglomerate announced plans to collaborate with Inxeption, an e-commerce technology company, to build…
In this issue: • New Blockchain Payments Solutions Announced for Banks, Merchants and the UnbankedCryptocurrency Investors Bullish on New Opportunities Despite Risk and UncertaintyBlockchain Applications Advance in Food Production, Transport, Recordkeeping, Contracting and VotingPublic and Private Sector Entities Address Blockchain Regulatory EnvironmentCryptocurrency Threat Actors Attack Cloud Infrastructure, Trading Software and Bitcoin ATMs New Blockchain Payments Solutions Announced for Banks, Merchants and the Unbanked By: Simone O. Otenaike
In this issue: • New Blockchain Solutions Seek to Secure Tuna, Ports, Identity and CommunicationsInstitutional Crypto Products and Blockchain Infrastructure Pilots AnnouncedCrypto Regulators Display Flexibility, Enforcement Agencies Flex MuscleUN Addresses North Korea Crypto Hacks, Storage and Stablecoin Vulnerabilities Reported New Blockchain Solutions Seek to Secure Tuna, Ports, Identity and Communications By: Robert A. Musiala Jr. According to a press release published last Friday, “North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company”…
In this issue: • New Blockchain Projects Announced in Supply Chain and Digital IdentityBlockchain Legal Frameworks Continue to Evolve in the US and AbroadHeadlines From Bitcoin Payment Processors, Decentralized Exchanges and Tokenized Real EstateMore Guidance on ICO Tokens as Securities, Crypto Fraud and Hacked Bitcoins ReturnedCryptocurrency-Related Crime and Fraud Generates Staggering Statistics New Blockchain Projects Announced in Supply Chain and Digital Identity  By: Robert A. Musiala Jr.
In this issue: • Blockchain Initiatives in Healthcare and Other Industries Target Data Integrity, Speed and AnalyticsBlockchain Payment Systems Announced by Major Banks and Online Payment ProcessorsForthcoming SEC Guidance Confirmed, Initiatives Continue at Banks and Cryptocurrency ExchangesCFTC Makes Cryptocurrency a Priority, Foreign Agencies Take Enforcement ActionQuadrigaCX Saga Continues as Do Cryptocurrency Malware and Other Hacks Blockchain Initiatives in Healthcare and Other Industries Target Data Integrity, Speed and…
In this issue: • Blockchain Pilots for Supply Chain and Land Titles, Improved Analytics, and DecentralizationBlockchain Capital Markets Initiatives Continue Across the GlobeCanadian Exchange Claims Lost ‘Cold Storage’ Funds Amid Fraud AllegationsScams, Hacks and Illicit Financing: Blockchain Threats Continue to AboundSIM Swapping Hackers Convicted, Philippines Introduces New Token Offering Regulations Blockchain Pilots for Supply Chain and Land Titles, Improved Analytics, and Decentralization By: Nicholas C. Mowbray Earlier…
In this issue: • 2018 Cryptocurrency Recap, Developments in Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Payment Providers New Blockchain Capital Markets Platforms Announced With Institutional Investment Are Crypto Regulations Getting Tighter or Looser? Depends About Where You’re Asking The Curious Case of Cryptopia, and Updates on Threats and Enforcement Actions 2018 Cryptocurrency Recap, Developments in Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Payment Providers By: Emily R. Fedeles According to a recent report, despite a lower price compared to…
While the inauguration of a polarizing new president dominated the news of Brazil around the beginning of the new year, outgoing President Michel Temer, before leaving office, issued an executive order that has important ramifications for Brazil’s recently enacted General Data Protection Regulation (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados or LGPD). Provisional Measure No. 869/2018 (MP 869/2018), published Dec. 28, 2018, takes the vitally important step of creating Brazil’s National Data Protection Authority (ANPD), tasked…
Last week, Australia’s parliament passed a controversial act that will enable law enforcement and intelligence agencies to compel access to encrypted communications. In an explanatory memorandum, the Australian Parliament stated that the new act, the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018, is intended to combat “the challenges posed by ubiquitous encryption.” Under the act, certain law enforcement and intelligence agencies will be able to approach “designated communication providers,” using one of…