Blockchain/Bitcoin

How 2 M’sians Built The 2nd Largest Crypto Aggregator Because They Were Annoyed

Malaysia-based and run CoinGecko could have seen the writing in the stone for CoinMarketCap’s recent scandals, since it came out that as much as 95% of spot Bitcoin trading volume has been “faked”. Even during its founding in 2014, the two CoinGecko

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Cryptocurrency: To Invest or To Trade?

The XXI century can be called the Cryptocurrency Rush. In 2017, digital money became incredibly popular due to fast growth and increasing interest among investors. Even after the fiasco of January 2018, interest to cryptocurrency remains: the number of coins

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Malaysian Blockchain Company Named One of APAC’s Top 10 In its Field

Celebrus Advisory, a consulting firm for blockchain technology has been named one of the Top 10 Best Blockchain Technology Consulting/Service Companies in Asia Pacific for 2019. This recognition is bestowed by APAC CIO Outlook, a Silicon Valley-based trade journal for

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AIA Director Quits His Job to Build Blockchain That Could Finally Simplify Selling Cars

  “Buying a [car] is such a long and frustrating process,” lamented Arnold Aranez, CEO and founder of Cendol Technologies. “When I bought my second-hand car, the original importer put the wrong model details so when I tried to sell

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Securities Commission Malaysia Seeks Feedback for ICO Regulation

In recognition of the growing public interest in ICOs, its increasing popularity among business seeking to raise funds and a need for a well regulated space, the Securities Commission Malaysia  (SC) has issued a consultation paper to seek the public feedback

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22 Crypto Exchanges Now Seeking Approval from Securities Commission Malaysia

Securities Commission Malaysia has unveiled the list of crypto exchanges that have opted to continue operations following its earlier imposed deadline for exchanges to seek regulatory approval by 1st March 2019. Out of the 42 exchanges who were in the

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Meet the 56 Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Malaysia Registered with BNM

Bank Negara Malaysia has published the list of cryptocurrency exchanges in Malaysia that has registered itselves as a reporting entity with the regulator. This follows our report issuance of the policy paper titled “Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Policy

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SC Finally Reveals its Anticipated Regulations for Crypto Exchanges

January has been no picnic for Malaysia’s crypto-exchanges, with the possibility of RM10 Million fine and 10 years jail time looming over them ever since the Capital Markets and Services (Prescription of Securities) (Digital Currency and Digital Token) Order 2019 was

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Malaysia’s Blockchain Industry Responds to SC’s Stance On Crypto

They say it’s always darkest before the dawn. That is just an enigmatic way to say that industry confusion is to be expected in the interim of the Securities Commission’s (SC) reveal of cryptocurrency regulations—at least for those that fall under

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SC Malaysia Clarifies: A Crypto-Asset is Only A Security if Used in Specific Ways

Due to confusion that has come out regarding cryptocurrency within the past few weeks, the Securities Commission Malaysia has invited Fintech News Malaysia over to clarify on certain positions it holds regarding digital assets. One of the biggest revelations is

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