May 20, 2022

Crypto Roundup by @DJKupo

03/06/2022

 

Consensys AG Shareholders Push Multi-Billion Dollar Audit to Investigate Alleged Irregularities (The Block)

PR Newswire


Digital Currency Group Authorizes $250M Buyback for Its Grayscale Trusts (CoinDesk)

DCG CEO Barry Silbert (CoinDesk Archives)


Billboard and Universal Music Group Partner to Launch NFT Project (The Block)

Universal Music Group logo.

Billboard


The SEC Is Considering Crypto Recommendations for Its Custody Rule (The Block)

U.S. SEC


Why Charles Schwab Is Prepping Its First Crypto Product (CoinDesk)

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images

U.S. SEC FORM N-1A


NFT Market Cools as Trading on Ethereum and Solana Dips (Decrypt)

Dune Analytics


Electric Capital Raises $1B for 2 New Crypto VC Funds (CoinDesk)

Electric Capital


CME to Launch Micro Bitcoin and Ether Options in March (The Block)

Bitcoin Futures Contracts Underwhelm In First Month of ...

CME Group


Terra’s LUNA Passes Ether to Become Second-Largest Staked Asset (CoinDesk)

Staking Rewards


Bitcoin Miners Brought in Just Over $1 Billion in Revenue During February (The Block)

The Block Crypto Data


FTX Pledges Up to $1 Billion for Philanthropic Fund to ‘Improve Humanity’ (Decrypt)

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. Image: FTX

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

 

Twitter avatar for @SBF_FTXSBF @SBF_FTX

1) We’re extremely excited to launch the FTX Future Fund!

Announcing the Future Fund – Future Fundftxfuturefund.org

 


BitConnect Founder Convicted in $2.4B Ponzi Scheme Has Disappeared (CoinDesk)

(Gregory Varnum/Wikimedia Commons)


African Crypto Exchange VALR Raises $50M in Series B Led by Pantera Capital (CoinDesk)

VALR


Ethereum Miners Generated $1.19 Billion in Revenues during February (The Block)

The Block Crypto Data


Circle Delays its DeFi API Product, Citing Need for Regulatory Guidance (The Block)

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Circle

 

Twitter avatar for @jerallaireJeremy Allaire @jerallaire

1/ NEWS: Circle announced new DeFi API, providing companies with a seamless, safe, secure and regulated infrastructure for accessing and building on DeFi lending markets. Bringing institutional DeFi to the worldBusinesses will soon be able to automate USDC flows into DeFi lending markets by leveraging Circle’s powerful DeFi API.circle.com

 


Coinbase Is Clocking in Record Volumes via Its Prime Brokerage Service and Over-The-Counter Trading Desk (The Block)

The Block Crypto Data


KuCoin Community Chain Launches $50M Accelerator to Nurture Ecosystem Projects (CoinDesk)

KuCoin Community Chain


Crypto Donations to Ukraine Jump to $20M (CoinDesk)

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KPMG in Canada buys World of Women NFTs (The Block)

Twitter avatar for @KPMG_CanadaKPMG Canada @KPMG_Canada

We completed the purchase of digital art from the highly acclaimed World of Women non-fungible token (#NFT) collection, our first foray into this rapidly growing asset class. @worldofwomennft #ETH #NFTCommunity

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SEC Scrutinizes NFT Market Over Illegal Crypto Token Offerings (Bloomberg)


IRS Official: ‘Expect More’ John DOE Records Requests From Crypto Exchanges (The Block)


Three Hundred Crypto Firms Investigated Last Year, Says FCA (The Block)


Griffin Says ‘Fair to Assume’ That Citadel Securities Will Be Market Making in Crypto in ‘Months to Come’ (The Block)


Bank of America Sees No Crypto Winter Given User Adoption, Developer Activity Growth (CoinDesk)


ECB Urges Haste on Crypto Regulation in Wake of Russian Sanctions (Bloomberg)


U.K. Plans New Law to Crack Down on Foreign Money Laundering (Bloomberg)


BitConnect Founder Indicted for Alleged $2.4 Billion Ponzi Scheme (The Block)


Last Week’s Most Read Articles

Exclusive: Austrian Programmer And Ex Crypto CEO Likely Stole $11 Billion Of Ether (Forbes)

Coinbase Rewards Researcher $250,000 for Discovering “Market-Nuking” Bug (CoinDesk)

BitMEX Founders Hayes, Delo Plead Guilty in U.S. Over Money-Laundering Controls (Bloomberg)

Ethereum Scaling Solution Starknet Completes Launch – With Goal to Move to Community Control (The Block)

NYSE Owner Gets on Board With Crypto-Powered Revamp of Trading (Bloomberg)

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