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In the Daily: Mt. Gox Claims, Crypto Derivatives, Facebook Vacancy, Swiss Regulations

Mt. Gox rehabilitation trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi has reviewed the claims filed by the exchange’s creditors and we’ve included his announcement in The Daily. Also, Caspian launches crypto derivatives trading in partnership with Deribit, Facebook is looking to hire a blockchain lawyer, and Swiss lawmakers have tasked the federal government

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UK Regulator: Utility Tokens Are Not Subject to Securities Laws

Britain’s financial regulator is seeking to clarify which cryptocurrency activities need to be officially authorized. The regulator is specifically cautioning that it may ban the sale of crypto derivatives such as CFDs later this year. It’s also clarified that cryptocurrencies and utility tokens are not securities. Also Read: Blockchain.com Launches

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Analysis: Why Crypto Derivatives Are Considered Dangerous

There is a new generation of cryptocurrency-based derivatives being launched in 2019 which could significantly increase overall trading flow and attract a new breed of investors. Derivatives are not without their controversies however. Over the years, they have acquired a negative reputation in some quarters, exacerbated by movies such as “The

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The Daily: Coinbase Launches OTC Desk, Huobi Opens Derivatives Market

In Thursday’s edition of The Daily, we feature stories that show cryptocurrency exchanges continuing to develop advanced services designed to attract institutional investors. These include OTC trading, derivatives and futures. Also Read: Major Video Card Supplier Enters Cryptocurrency Mining Business Coinbase Launches Dedicated OTC Desk Coinbase has launched an over-the-counter

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Market Slump Puts Crypto Derivatives in the Spotlight

As volatility returns to cryptocurrency markets, with serious losses over the past week or so, digital asset exchanges and other fintech platforms have again turned their attention to crypto derivatives. Instruments such as bitcoin futures contracts can help traders hedge against risks and even profit from falling prices.  Also read:

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