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Bitcoin Has Less Environmental Impact Than Fiat Currencies
The risks of environmental impact because of Bitcoin mining have been widely touted, but a recent report indicates that the actual damage from Bitcoin [...]
Fintech expert: Blockchain adoption in Russia will follow the Asian model
  Alexei Blagirev, Director of Innovations at ‎Bank Otkritie, told CoinFox about his experience with distributed ledger and the prospects for the [...]
Singapore Fintech Cooperation Hots up, Bahrain Follows UAE
  Singapore’s fintech cooperation with the Middle East is increasing again, Bahrain following the United Arab Emirates in signing its own innovation [...]
Singapore Inks FinTech Cooperation Pact with France
  The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Singapore’s central bank and financial authority has signed FinTech cooperation agreements with a pair of [...]
The Competition to Attract Fintech Companies Continues, EU Undercuts UK with Passporting
  The European Union has announced relaxed regulations and passporting benefits for fintech companies looking to set shop in the region. Read [...]
Western Union: is the future bright or dark?
  Chris Skinner is Chair of the European networking forum: the Financial Services Club. He is best known as an independent commentator on Fintech [...]
Canadian Regulator: Blockchain & Fintech Needs Open Data Access for Development
  Canada’s largest securities regulator has stated that open access to data is fundamental to developing fintech solutions like blockchain technology, [...]
Vietnam’s Central Bank Establishes FinTech Steering Committee
  The governor of the State Bank of Vietnam, the country’s central bank, has signed on the decision to establish a steering committee on FinTech, or [...]
The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains
  The EU has recently been very active in attempting to regulate digital currencies, including bitcoin. Last week, Bitcoin.com reported on the [...]
Malaysia Woos FinTech Devs for Shariah-Compliant Islamic Finance
  Malaysia’s proximity in the ASEAN region and its mix of urban, suburban and rural population makes it a suitable environment for testing and [...]