The questions on ethereum the CFTC put to the public show that the regulator has been considering derivatives on cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin – they also point to a new collaborative approach to sector oversight.
Coinbase’s reveal of 31 tokens it’s considering listing sparked a flurry of controversy. The strategy makes business sense, but the communication raises questions.
The SEC’s focus on crypto exchanges may disrupt some business models, add compliance and paperwork costs, and perhaps trigger a sector concentration.
The difference with Bitmain going public is the investor exposure to cryptocurrencies. And that’s where things get complicated…
The German bank is building on five different blockchains, and not just to hedge its bets – it sees a multi-chain future.
After years of tests and concepts, enterprise blockchain may be having a breakthrough moment, with several notable trials in trade finance advancing.
Banks excited about their blockchain work may do well to monitor their signal-to-noise ratios in 2018.
Should the prospect of regulated futures trading be pushing up the bitcoin price? CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson isn’t quite so sure.
A recent report by the FCA recognized that cryptocurrency startups have a hard time getting bank accounts. CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson looks at why.
Recently announced bank blockchain projects may be modest in scope, but they are beginning to paint a much larger picture.