Denelle Dixon, former chief operating officer (COO) at IT non-profit company Mozilla, has been appointed CEO and Executive Director of the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), another non-profit organization. The appointment was announced via a press release on March 14. Dixon is replacing Jed McCaleb, who is now in the position of chief architect, in which
Bittrex, an exchange based in the United States dealing with cryptocurrencies, had previously announced what would be their first token sale. Now, this token sale, dubbed an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO), has been cancelled in an official announcement released on March 14. The IEO was supposed to take place on Bittrex International, which is its
The Ontario Securities Commission initiated an investigation into the major Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. The OSC explained, that its actions are based on the need to protect the Canadian investors, given the potential harm caused to them by the exchange. However, there are no comments whether the investigation is a normal or a special one.
Since the 17th of January, Chilean citizens should report their profits from cryptocurrency operations to the Chilean Internal Revenue Service and pay taxes. This was reported by Spanish crypto-media Diario Bitcoin. In 2018, the Revenue Service declared, that cryptocurrencies should not have been a subject to VAT, but it should be considered to count the
Despite issues that the cryptomarket has been facing since 2018, CoinField, a Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange, doesn’t lose its optimism. The platform is going to make the market cheaper and more assessible not only for big, but as well for smaller investors. Moreover, the platform is going to introduce the crypto-market to new users and investors
Cryptopia, a cryptocurrency exchange from New Zealand, reports about a recent hack. This is one of the biggest exchanges in New Zealand and the only one that has released a token tethered to New Zealand dollar. The platform is dealing with more than 800 crypto-assets, yearly trade volumes are not disclosed to public. Now, the
The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) Becomes bigger: five more companies joined it. It was announced on the 4th of January. The Association is a self-regulatory body which aim is to create the investor safety standards in the cryptocurrency world. The JVCEA was founded in April previous year by 16 registered and certified cryptocurrency
New York Attorney General released a report where they claim, that cryptocurrency exchanges are at a risk of manipulation. They are extremely vulnerable to manipulation, conflict of interests and other possible risks. Eric T. Schneiderman sent letters to 13 cryptocurrency exchanges, where he asked to provide information on their operations, internal control procedures and other