Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Europe’s army of fintech start-ups

Plenty of discussions and arguments have been devoted to analysing why Europe can’t compete with the US and China in creating tech giants. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

US government returns Bitcoins retrieved following 2016 Bitfinex hack

Bitfinex has announced that 27 of the bitcoin stolen in a major 2016 hack have been returned after they were retrieved by the U.S. government. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Crypto Markets see double-digit crash

Cryptocurrencies are today seeing a blood-red market rout, with virtually all of the top 20 coins posting losses of between 7 and 17 percent. Read more cointelegraph.com

MUFG Bank enters consent order with US OCC to improve AML

MUFG Bank has entered a consent order with the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to improve its AML compliance. Read more: member.regtechanalyst.com

US advocacy group calls for national action plan on blockchain

The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology. Read more www.coindesk.com

US FIs pursue Open Banking without Europe-style regulatory nudge

The U.S. is making a more organic shift toward open banking concepts than what is seen in Europe, where the Revised Payment Service Directive, or PSD2, Read more: bankinnovation.net

Veem introduces rewards programme for B2B payments

US-based PSP Veem has launched a rewards programme, aimed to give businesses cash back for managing their business payments through Veem. Read more: www.thepaypers.com

CFTC official argues against SEC’s grounds for disapproving Bitcoin ETFs

Brian Quintenz, a Commissioner at the U.S. CFTC, has argued against the notion that potential price manipulation should be a barrier to the SEC’s approval of a Bitcoin ETF. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Bill.com to open new office in Houston

Bill.com, the leader in digital business payments, today announced it is expanding operations to Houston as the company enters a new phase of growth. Read more: www.finextra.com

A Bitcoin ETF is ‘virtually certain’, only matter of time: Wall...

The prospect of a Bitcoin ETF is ‘virtually certain’ according to finance manager Ric Edelman, who is confident that either VanEck or Bitwise will Read more: www.ccn.com