Author: Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

New Jersey Legislators Vote Unanimously in Favor of Blockchain Bill

A bill looking to study the integration of blockchain technology into the recordkeeping and service delivery processes of the state, county, and municipal governments of New Jersey has been approved unanimously. The legislation has now been passed to the Governor’s desk, according to a press release on May 23, 2019. […]

Avelacom Inks Deal with Seed CX to Offer Clients Better Services

In a bid to offer institutional cryptocurrency traders faster and frictionless trade execution and stability, Avelacom, a firm that claims to be an expert in the provision of low latency connectivity and information technology infrastructure solutions, has joined forces with Seed CX. The partnership will enable clients of Avelacom to […]

Crypto Exchanges in the Hot Seat as Japanese Regulators Increase Oversight

The Financial Services Agency (FSA), which doubles as both Japan’s crypto and financial regulatory watchdog, has ordered all bitcoin trading venues and digital assets exchanges in the region to strengthen their know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money-laundering (AML) measures, as part of preparation for the upcoming G-7 summit and FATF inspection, reports […]

U.S. Court Claims American Rapper Sold Unregistered Securities During FLiK ICO

On May 20, 2019, Stephen Palley, a lawyer, published the United States District Court of Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division’s order containing allegations by plaintiffs that Clifford “T.I.” Joseph Harris, a famous American rapper, sold unregistered securities called FLiK tokens to them and failed to invest the raised funds […]

Bitfinex and Ethfinex Launch Initial Exchange Offering Platform Tokinex

In a blog post on May 21, 2019, Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange & Ethfinex, a decentralized exchange owned by Bitfinex announced the launch of Tokinex, an initial exchange offering (IEO) platform which can be used by qualified customers to discover and participate in carefully selected, pre-vetted token sales […]

New Zealand Blockchain Group Asks Govt. for National Strategy

BlockchainNZ, an organization that claims to be focused on enabling New Zealand businesses and individuals to advance in all things distributed ledger technology (DLT ), cryptocurrency and decentralization, is set to work with the nation’s authorities to implement a national blockchain strategy to enable New Zealand to get up to […]

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Hints At Blockchain Integration  

At a time when forward-thinking financial institutions across the globe are increasingly integrating distributed ledger technology (DLT) into their processes in a bid to foster transparency and enhance productivity, the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) is also looking to explore the revolutionary technology, according to local news outlet, Chronicle on May […]