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Decentralized Exchanges—UniSwap vs SushiSwap Explained
A quick insight into the world of decentralized exchanges and the ongoing war between Uniswap and Sushiswap.

The Top 10 Bitcoin Exchanges for Casino Players
Exploring the 10 best Bitcoin exchanges for online casino players, mostly looking for newcomer-friendly sites and a couple of more advanced propositions.

Why Crypto Exchanges Must Reinvent Themselves to Stay Relevant or Else Face Extinction
As the industry matures, crypto exchanges must face up to higher responsibilities. Crypto market is becoming to mirror that of traditional markets. Cryptocurrency exchanges, therefore, must reinvent themselves to maintain their relevance.

FATF Virtual Assets Guidelines for Cryptosphere Review
With the growing concern of virtual assets/cryptocurrencies being used as a medium for the financing of illegal activities, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issues revised guidance from time to time to combat money laundering and terrorist financing involving virtual assets (VAs) and virtual asset service providers (VASPs).

DEA Special Agent O’Kain: Regulated Bitcoin Exchanges Are Good For Law Enforcement
DEA Special Agent Patrick O’Kain spoke at the LA Blockchain Summit on Bitcoin on the role of government agencies in policing the digital asset and blockchain space.

UK’s Financial Watchdog Raises the Alarm on BitMEX Being Unauthorized
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK mandated with regulating financial markets and service firms in the nation has blown the whistle on Seychelles-based crypto exchange BitMEX for not being authorized.

US CFTC Charges BitMEX For Operating Illegal Crypto Derivatives Exchange
The United States CFTC has charged operators of BitMEX for operating an unregistered trading platform and violating anti-money laundering procedures.

Binance Acquisition of CoinMarketCap for $400M Just a Stone’s Throw Away
Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges globally, is reportedly ready to splash out nearly $400 million USD to attain CoinMarketCap, the most popular crypto data aggregator. It is alleged that the deal is in the final stages, and it is just a matter of time before it is revealed later this week.

Singapore’s Court of Appeal Finds Crypto Exchange Culpable of Malice in Momentous Ruling
In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal in Singapore noted that Quione, a cryptocurrency exchange, was disloyal to reverse several transactions on its network. This action constituted a breach of contract; hence the law had to take its discourse.

Senior Worker at Bithumb Triggered Hacking Vulnerability
A senior worker at Bithumb, a leading South Korean crypto exchange, is in a tight spot after a Korean court discovered that he is liable for web safety legislation breaches. As a result, his misdeeds made the crypto exchange vulnerable to a 2017 hack that led to the loss of cryptocurrency holdings worth $6 million USD.

Japanese Crypto Trading Activity Fell as COVID-19 Pandemic Hit in March
The Japan Virtual and Crypto assets Exchange Association has reported that during the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a decline in active crypto-trading in Japan.

Blockchain.News Presents: State of DeFi Survey
Blockchain.News State of DeFi Survey

Malaysia's National Stock Exchange Conducts Blockchain PoC to Digitize Bond Market
Malaysia’s national stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia will conduct a blockchain Proof-of-Concept (PoC) dubbed "Project Harbour" to explore the DLT management of the country’s bonds market.

18,000 Bitcoin Whales Circle the Crypto Market, Each Holding At Least $1 Million in Bitcoin
Glassnode’s recent report shows that the number of Bitcoin addresses holding at least $1 million worth of Bitcoin has increased by 38%. Currently, there are 18,000 Bitcoin whales.

Bitcoin Exchange Balances At Two Year Low
A decrease in bitcoin balances on exchanges signals that many investors could be holding for the long-term.

One Million Bitcoin Held By Dark Web Marketplaces and Cybercriminals, Chainalysis Data
Data from Chainalysis reveals that almost one million Bitcoin is circulating on the dark web between bad actors and illicit darknet markets.

Top Executives at CoinMarketCap Quit Just Months After Binance Acquisition
Carylyne Chan, the interim CEO at leading crypto data provider CoinMarketCap is the latest executive to quit following her public announcement on August 31. The mass exodus from the company has been alarming because she follows the footsteps of four other top executives who have left the company just four months after it was purchased by Binance.

Russia Restricts Anonymous Cash Deposits to Online Wallets
The Russian Government has put strict limits on anonymous deposits made to online wallets. While it is not a complete ban, the initiative by lawmakers is promoted as a step to deter illegal activity such as money laundering and illicit drug transactions and could affect up to 10 million users.

Coinbase Appoints Marc Andreessen in Management Reshuffle Ahead of Potential IPO
Coinbase has made a board reshuffle that sees the additions of Silicon Valley mogul Gokul Rajaram and ventures capitalist Marc Andreessen. The reshuffle comes amid rumor of a potential Coinbase IPO.

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Resigns, Following Criminal Charges by CFTC and DoJ
BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has stepped down from his position, alongside Samuel Reed, the company's CTO.

Bitfinex CTO: Keeping Crypto Safe with State-of-the-Art Cyber Security
Paolo Ardoino, the CTO of Bitfinex and Tether tells us why safety and security should always be a top priority for crypto exchanges.

KuCoin Loses $150 Million Due to Security Breach But Compensation to Follow
KuCoin, a Singapore-based crypto exchange, has disclosed the suspicious withdrawal of large amounts of Bitcoin, ERC-20, and Ether.

Coinbase Welcomes New Chief Legal Officer from Facebook's Legal Team: Introducing Paul Grewal
Coinbase proudly announced in a July 8 blog post that a new addition will be made to the crypto exchange’s legal team. Paul Grewal, a former US magistrate judge in California and Deputy General Counsel for Facebook, will be joining the ranks of the digital currency exchange.

Bitfinex Launches $400 Million Bounty Hunt for 2016 Hackers Who Stole $1.3 Billion in BTC
Bitfinex has launched a 400 million dollar bounty hunt in search of the hackers responsible for the theft of nearly 120,000 Bitcoins from the global exchange in 2016.

$1.7 Billion Rehabilitation Plan for Mt. Gox Hack Victims Shelved Until December
Victims of the now non-defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox will have to wait on their refund following a 2014 hack, which triggered the loss of over 150,000 Bitcoin.

DeFi Bubble Burst: SushiSwap and Uniswap Lead the DEX Token Crash, Reaching New Lows
Uniswap's UNI token reached a new low at $2.478 today, dropping by 83.48% from $15 of a record high on Sept. 17, the first day it launched.

KYC on Exchanges Powerless Against PlusToken Ponzi Scammers According to New Report
The PlusToken Ponzi scheme operators are using regulated KYC compliant exchanges to dump their cryptocurrency according to an updated report by investigative firm OXT Research.

Bitcoin Wallets Transferring Funds to Crypto Exchanges have Doubled Since January
Glassnode, an on-chain market analytics firm, has disclosed that addresses sending Bitcoin to crypto exchanges have doubled since January 2020.

Kaspersky’s Expert Take on KYC and AML: Stock vs Crypto Exchanges
In Part 2 of our interview, Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia, Kaspersky shared how Kaspersky provides cybersecurity solutions for stock and crypto exchanges to address KYC and AML concerns. He also walked us through the Kaspersky Application Security Assessment and explained its significance in safeguarding assets in crypto exchanges.

South Korea’s Leading Crypto Exchanges Aid Police in Hunting "Nth Rooms" Blackmail Porn Members
The four primary crypto exchanges in South Korea, namely Coinone, Korbit, Bithumb, and Upbit, have reportedly offered to help police investigate the sexual exploitation of underage girls in the “Nth Rooms” scandal that has sparked a national outcry.

Indian Crypto Exchanges Seek Clarity on Legal Status and Taxability from the Reserve Bank of India
Crypto exchanges and companies in India are still seeking regulatory clarity and tax status from the Reserve Bank of India following a Supreme Court ruling in favor of the crypto industry earlier this year. India’s Supreme Court reversed the ban placed by the central bank on financial institutions offering crypto-related banking services. It is two months after lifting the ban, crypto exchanges and firms are now seeking clarification regarding the nature of their operations.

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission Sets New Regulations for Crypto Exchanges
The Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong’s financial regulatory has set out new regulations for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges on Oct. 6. Announced by Ashley Alder, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SFC made an announcement in his speech at the Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019. Following his speech, the SFC also published a new regulatory approach to “virtual asset trading platforms,” on its website.

It is not just Liquidity, Huobi on Two Fair Metrics to Rank Crypto Exchanges
Ciara Sun, Head of Global Business Development & Partnerships at Huobi Group, has a wealth of experience in financial analysis, strategic consulting and corporate management from her previous roles with prestigious enterprises such as Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting and Ernst & Young. Sun sat down with Blockchain.News at the Blockshow Asia 2019 to discuss Huobi’s rising profile, China’s decentralized economy and what she considers fair metrics for ranking exchanges.

Exclusive: Is Belarus the Heaven for Tokenized Exchanges?
In this interview with George Paliani, CBDO of Currency.com, we explored the fundamentals of the tokenization of assets and its underlying regulatory requirements. George explained that Currency.com isn’t just an ordinary exchange, where it is a platform with cryptocurrencies and traditional financial products such as commodities, indices, stocks, bonds.

BTI Report Reveals Kraken and Coinbase as the Cleanest Crypto Exchanges
The September issue of the Blockchain Transparency Institute’s market surveillance report, verifying that the cryptocurrency exchange volumes of Kraken and Coinbase are the cleanest in the industry.