Top News Daily 13.09.2018
- Mt. Gox opens an online system for filing applications for compensation for corporate users
Japanese crypto exchange Mt. Gox, which was subjected to a hacker attack and subsequently closed, expanded its online system, which accepts applications for compensation from the affected users. Previously, an online system for individual users was already available, but now applications are also received from corporate clients.
- Morgan Stanley plans to start trading bitcoins
American bank Morgan Stanley is going to offer its customers trading operations with bitcoin. This was stated by an anonymous source, who called himself someone who is familiar with this issue. According to the statement, Morgan Stanley "will deal with contracts that give investors a synthetic effect on Bitcoin's performance."
- The Central Bank of Mexico has changed the rules for regulating the crypto industry
In Mexico, new rules for the regulation of crypto exchanges, as well as banks that provide services related to digital assets, have been launched. This is stated in the document, which was published by the local publishing house. For the further normal operation of the crypto-exchanges, they need to obtain formal approval from the Central Bank of Mexico.
- Japan's FSA expands its team on working with cryptocurrencies to handle crypto licenses
The Japanese regulator (FSA) plans to expand the staff by 12 people. At the moment, the number of authorized persons following the cryptocurrency industry is 30 people, but for the financial year 2019 there will be 42. The FSA said that they are not alone, who feel the shortage of workforce in the cryptocurrency area. The regulator's report indicates that even the largest cryptocurrency areas are managed by several dozen people in this way, one employee is responsible for quite large sums.
- Crypto-exchange OKCoin expands trade in another 20 US states
OKCoin, a large crypto exchange, is expanding its influence in the US. This is evidenced by the forthcoming replenishment of the list of territories on which the services of the exchange are open. According to the announcement, access to the site will be provided to states such as: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas , Utah and Wisconsin.