This Week in Crypto
SXSW is cancelled and Bitcoin 2020 is postponed due to coronavirus, and Minnesota lawmakers are seeking to outlaw campaign contributions in the form of cryptocurrency.
South Korean lawmakers amend the Financial Information Act, a crypto fund hack results in a massive data leak, and Square Crypto awards grants to bitcoin developers.
The Supreme Court of India lifts a cryptocurrency ban, ConsenSys and EY launch enterprise-targeted Baseline Protocol, and HTC announces a new 5G blockchain router.
BitMEX launches an XRP quanto swap, the World Economic Forum develops a CBDC framework, and Amun launches an Inverse Bitcoin ETP.
Bakkt plans to launch a consumer app, bitcoin cash miners plan to roll out a soft fork, and Binance invests in open-data framework provider Numbers.
Vodafone drops out of the Libra Association, Square Crypto launched a Lightning Development Kit, and Huobi launched a brokerage platform for institutional investors.
South Korean regulators review a crypto taxation plan, Raiz Invest was granted approval for a retail bitcoin fund, and a Bitfinex-backed startup yielded $1.4 million in revenue last quarter.
KyberSwap leaves the EU due to new regulations, Grayscale surpasses $1 billion in total investments, and Libra launches a technical development committee.
Gemini launches an in-house insurance company, former CFTC Chair Giancarlo forms the Digital Dollar Foundation, and Bithumb seeks to nullify a $70 million tax bill.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) launches a TestNet, Bitwise withdraws its bitcoin ETF application, and Anchorage acquires data analytics firm Merkle Data.
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