Platforms trading crypto-assets that qualify as financial instruments should be subject to the rules, but ESMA has advised a bespoke regime be implemented for firms trading crypto-assets outside of the MiFID scope.
PwC Hong Kong crypto lead expects more participants in the cryptocurrency space this year despite ongoing bear market and widespread regulatory concerns.
Intercontinental Exchange’s cryptocurrency exchange and platform completes first funding round with 12 investors on board.
John reviews the best of The TRADE’s coverage of cryptocurrencies over the past 12 months.
New business known as Fidelity Digital Assets will offer custody and trade execution of cryptocurrencies.
Roland Schwinn, regional head of Asia for Eurex, believes “the digitisation of assets has started", with firms either trading or observing crypto.
New digital asset platform and ecosystem business Bakkt due to go live in November, initial focus on Bitcoin trading.
Northern Trust is currently providing accounting services for select clients that have a small portion of their assets in cryptocurrencies.
Jamie Selway joins Blockchain as global head of institutional markets after spending seven years at agency broker ITG.
Sell-side veteran Jeff Horowitz joins cryptocurrency exchange after a 12-year stint with Pershing.