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Nov. 13th: Bakkt To Offer Cash-Settled Bitcoin Futures

Bakkt plans to offer cash-settled bitcoin futures, crypto.com announces a new exchange, and Telegram requests its SEC case to be dismissed.

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Nov. 12th: Justin Sun Admits Poloniex Investment

Justin Sun admits investment in Poloniex, BitGo is processing 20% bitcoin of transactions, and Binance announces it will use the fiat gateway by Paxos Trust Company.

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Nov. 11th: HTC Launches EXODUS 1 Binance Edition

HTC launches the EXODUS 1 Binance Edition, Abra adds support for 60 new assets, and Polkadot explores Kadena’s Pact smart contract programming language.

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Nov. 10th: EIDOS Airdrop Clogs EOS Network

Bithumb launches Bithumb Coin (BT), an EIDOS airdrop clogs the EOS network, and Ant Financial is testing its blockchain network for launch next year.

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Dave Hendricks, Co-founder & CEO at Vertalo

Vertalo is a platform for issuers and broker-dealers to manage security tokens and cap tables. Vertalo is integrated with custody platforms and KYC/AML providers to make managing a security token investors’ data easy.

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Tim Byun, CEO at OKCoin

Tim Byun is the CEO of OKCoin, one of the oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Tim joins us to discuss the regulatory state around cryptocurrency exchanges, updates from OKCoin, and how to further develop adoption.

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Nov. 6th: Hong Kong Licensing Requirement For Virtual Asset Exchanges

Hong Kong’s SFC releases a position paper on virtual asset exchanges, Cash App restructures its bitcoin fees, and Nervos Network will launch its “Lina” blockchain next week.

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Nov. 5th: Stellar Foundation Burns 55 Billion XLM

CipherTrace adds support for Binance Chain, the Stellar Foundation burns 55 billion XLM, and Huobi Global bans U.S. customers from its exchange.

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Nov. 4th: FATF Releases Guidance on Global Digital IDs

FATF releases guidance on global digital IDs, Microsoft launches Azure Blockchain Tokens, and thousands of BitMEX users fall victim to an email privacy breach.

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Oct. 4th: PayPal Withdraws From Libra Association

PayPal withdraws from the Libra Association, Coinbase Pro increases trading fees, and Apple CEO Tim Cook argues issuing money is for governments and not for private firms.

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