Tag: Bitcoin industry

April 01, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Xapo and bitcoin industry respond to the revised BitLicense proposal

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) posted a revised BitLicense proposal on February 25, 2015. The revised proposal reflected many steps in the right direction and addressed numerous concerns voiced by Xapo and the bitcoin industry as a whole. Xapo is the company behind the highly anticipated global bitcoin wallet debit card which…

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December 16, 2014 BY Mike Fox

CFTC open for public comments on aspiring bitcoin option clearing firm LedgerX

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is asking for public comment on related applications submitted by LedgerX, LLC (LedgerX), for registration as a derivatives clearing organization and registration as a swap execution facility. LedgerX plans to list and clear fully collateralized, physically settled options on bitcoin. Comments should be submitted on or before January…

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September 22, 2014 BY Mike Fox

Netagio Exchange first to receive ISAE 3000 standard in British Bitcoin industry

Netagio, the UK-based Bitcoin, gold & sterling exchange, today announced that the firm attained assurance over the storage of the Bitcoins it holds. The independent review of Netagio’s Bitcoin storage environment was conducted by professional services firm BDO LLP, who completed the review under ISAE 3000, the International Standard on Assurance Engagements. This is the…

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