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Hong Kong and Singapore Take Different Approaches to Regulating Digital Assets
By / September 7, 2021

Hong Kong patches on existing securities laws to digital assets infrastructure while Singapore is building something new from the ground up, explains Hex Trust CEO Alessio Quaglini

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Aspen Digital Secures $8.8M in Pre-Series A
By / August 4, 2021

Aspen’s platform is tailored to asset managers, institutional investors and other professional investors through a single account, which brings together dozens of digital assets service providers like FTX, Celsius Network, Hex Trust and others.

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Binance Axes Stock Tokens for Apple, Coinbase, Tesla, Microsoft, and MicroStrategy
By / July 16, 2021

Binance stock tokens were launched in April and previously let customers buy a representation of the stock, without paying commission fees.

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Crypto.com and Circle Partner for Fiat to Stablecoin Transfers
By / June 28, 2021

Users can deposit and withdraw US dollars from their bank accounts and receive USD coins (USDC) at a 1:1 ratio in the Crypto.com app and exchange, the company said in a statement.

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Huobi Bans Chinese-Based Users From Trading on App
By / June 28, 2021

China was added to the list of unlawful jurisdictions for its derivatives trading service, but its users can still access the exchange platform and spot trade, according to the updated fine print on June 26.

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Huobi Blames ‘Unauthorized Access Attempt’ for Twitter Outage
By / June 24, 2021

Hong Kong Monetary Authority as well as the territory’s Securities and Futures Commission not commenting on existence of investigation into Huobi.

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Amber Group Raises $100 Million Series B as DeFi Booms
By / June 21, 2021

Hong Kong based liquidity provider says there is more and more interest from non-crypto native firms.

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Hong Kong’s Digital Assets Double Standard
By / June 17, 2021

Compared to Singapore, Asia’s other city-state financial hub, Hong Kong is moving too slowly on digital assets from a regulatory perspective. And that’s a detriment to the city’s future competitiveness.

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Hong Kong’s Digital Assets Industry Needs Custodian Rules
By / June 13, 2021

Interest in digital assets exists, especially for institutional investors in the City, but clear regulations need to be established around custody, says Hex Trust CEO

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Hong Kong’s Monetary Authority Studying CBDCs With FinTech 2025 Plan
By / June 8, 2021

As Singapore looks to steal Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s financial hub, the territory’s central bank wants to “future-proof” its claims

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