Kenyan Capital Markets Regulator Wants Better Coordination With Other Bodies When Testing Crypto Assets

Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) says the country needs a more encompassing approach that enables it to leverage other regulators’ expertise when testing crypto assets. Kenyan Crypto Interest Also, the Kenyan body, which favours a joint financial sector regulatory sandbox, says it is keen to forge “a common stance and joint-messaging with the Central Bank […]

Fintechs Invited to Work on Georgia’s Central Bank Digital Currency

Fintechs Invited to Work on Georgia’s Central Bank Digital CurrencyNational Bank of Georgia (NBG) has issued a call for companies in the fintech sector, financial institutions and technology firms to support its efforts to create a digital currency. Georgia’s central bank wants to employ new technologies to raise the efficiency of the country’s payment system and promote financial inclusion. Georgia’s Central Bank Mulling Digital […]

Swiss SEBA Bank Dives Into Defi Expanding Its Offering With 3 Tokens

Swiss SEBA Bank Dives Into Defi Expanding Its Offering With 3 TokensSwitzerland-based crypto bank SEBA is adding support for three defi tokens, bringing the number of cryptocurrencies available on its platform to a total of nine. SEBA clients are able to buy, store and trade with fiat any of these cryptos. SEBA Bank Supports the Coins of 3 Defi Protocols With the new tokens, SEBA Bank […]

Ghana Regulator Labels Crypto Transactions Illegal— Urges People to ‘Stay Away From Them’

Ghana Regulator Labels Crypto Transactions Illegal— Urges People to 'Stay Away From Them'Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently warned residents of the West African country to avoid cryptocurrency transactions of any form. In the warning, the regulator reiterated that “cryptocurrencies are illegal in the country and are not regulated by the commission hence Ghanaians should stay away from them.” Risks Associated With Crypto In remarks made […]

US House Passes Bill Mandating SEC and CFTC to Establish Working Group Focused on Digital Assets

US House Passes Bill Mandating SEC and CFTC to Establish Working Group Focused on Digital AssetsThe U.S. House of Representatives has passed a crypto-related bill introduced by pro-bitcoin Congressman Patrick McHenry. It requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to establish a working group focused on digital assets. Bill to ‘Ensure Collaboration Between Regulators and Private Sector’ on Cryptocurrency The U.S. House of […]

South African Crypto Platform Revix Raises $4.1 Million

The South African cryptocurrency investment platform, Revix, has reportedly raised about $4.1 million from its latest capital raise round. According to the firm, part of the raised capital will be used “to launch Revix’s mobile application, a variety of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) investment opportunities.” Furthermore, Revix says it also plans to use part of […]

Bank of England and HM Treasury Launch a Central Bank Digital Currency Taskforce

Bank of England and HM Treasury Launch a Central Bank Digital Currency TaskforceHer Majesty’s Treasury and the Bank of England have revealed the establishment of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) taskforce. According to the announcement, the group’s purpose aims to explore a potential UK CBDC. UK Entities Invoke a CBDC Taskforce to Explore a Central Bank-Issued Digital Currency Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have been popping […]