Tag: Digital Assets

Digital Assets

Crypto Association Launches Code of Conduct; Adds Members

The Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM) has published its Code of Conduct to promote integrity, fairness and efficiency in digital asset markets. The association says that the Code is intended to inform market participants on best practices and to complement, not replace, existing regulation and is part of a long-term effort to define and […]

Swiss-Licensed Crypto Bank Begins Operations

SEBA Bank, which was recently granted a banking license by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and offers services around both conventional and digital assets, is now fully operational. After an onboarding phase with a designated customer group, SEBA has now officially started the onboarding of customers based in Switzerland. Its banking services are […]

Bakkt Expands Crypto Custody Service

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has now made its institutional crypto custody service, Bakkt Warehouse, available to all market participants following new regulatory approvals. Previously, only clients trading the Bakkt bitcoin futures contracts could use this custody service, but now the exchange has received authorisation from the New York Department of […]

Bequant Partners with Avelacom

Bequant, a cryptocurrency exchange with prime brokerage services, is now offering crypto market participants faster access to its market infrastructure via Avelacom’s low latency network. Avelacom is a provider of global connectivity and IT infrastructure. Through this initiative, Bequant’s colocation facilities and connectivity footprint globally will be increased through a point-to-point fiber in Equinix’s LD4 […]

Jump Taps Cahill for Digital Asset Sales

Michael Cahill has joined Jump Trading in a digital asset sales role. Based in London, Cahill joins after more than two years at Cboe FX in a sales role. Before that, he was the global head of FX sales at KCG in New York for three years and also had a stint at Nomura as […]

BIS Report Warns Stablecoins Pose Risks for Financial Stability

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has issued a new report, warning that stablecoins – a type of cryptocurrency whose value is linked to a pool of assets in order to achieve price stability – could pose risks to the stability of both financial markets and the real economy. The report opens by acknowledging that […]

Market Synergy’s Institutional Calibre Cryptocurrency Connectivity to Bitfinex Gains Momentum

Sponsored Content Earlier this year, it was announced that banks, brokers and hedge funds wanting to offer digital assets to their client base could partner with Market Synergy for institutional standard cryptocurrency connectivity and security and take a FIX feed or ISP link to Bitfinex’s digital asset gateway. In this article we catch up with […]

US Authorities Issue Digital Assets Reminder

The leaders of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (Fincen), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have issued a joint statement to remind persons engaged in activities involving digital assets of their anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). AML/CFT obligations apply to […]

The Great Migration

The past few years have seen a significant number of senior figures from the FX market transition into the digital asset space. Galen Stops talks to a few of them about where they see the parallels, differences and possible convergences between the two markets. Galen Stops, editor of Profit & Loss: Where do you see […]

Tassat Partners with AlgoTrader

Tassat, a technology provider for traditional and digital asset markets formerly known as trueDigital, has partnered with AlgoTrader to provide institutional clients with its automated, quantitative trading software. This will include direct access to Tassat’s cryptocurrency derivatives that the firm says will soon be available on a regulated exchange. The first derivatives product that Tassat […]