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Crypto Crime Is a Focus of Trump’s New Task Force on Consumer Fraud Blog,CryptoMarkets

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Crypto Crime Is a Focus of Trump’s New Task Force on Consumer Fraud Benjamin Bain and David McLaughlin – Bloomberg Justice Department-led group will target digital currencies; Fraud against elderly and veterans will also be priorities In forming a new task force to protect consumers from fraud, the Trump administration made clear that one of the greatest threats to the public is just emerging: red-hot markets for crypto coins. /jlne.ws/2L6ePAz Accenture to lead The Institutes’ blockchain platform development Matthew Lerner – BusinessInsurance.com The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance, the insurance organization’s blockchain consortium, said that Accenture P.L.C. will lead development of RiskBlock’s…

What The Crypto World Needs Is Trading, Data and Infrastructure… From Milwaukee Blockchain,Blog,CryptoMarkets,Feature

Derek Urben didn’t look the least bit nervous. As head of business development at Coinigy, he was in Chicago looking to break into the lucrative space of institutions interested in crypto trading, data and infrastructure. He wants to connect every broker, hedge fund and institutional player he can find to its pipeline of crypto markets around the world. Oh, and he had final exams at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee the next day too. If you met the tall, polite and whip-smart 21-year-old, you’d think, “this guy’s got a great future in the crypto or traditional markets” – until he starts…

ICO Rules and Regs: Initial Coin Offerings Under Regulatory Spotlight Blog,Feature,Fintech

So you want to launch an initial coin offering? Better buckle up and lawyer up. At the FinTank CryptoCon event in Chicago on Thursday, two attorneys addressed the complexity and pitfalls that come with launching an ICO. Barbara Jones, an attorney with GreenbergTrauig, said there continues to be some ambiguity over regulation of ICOs. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has said numerous times that he has not seen a token from an ICO that is not a security. Meanwhile, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Chris Giancarlo is considering tokens as commodities, and has said the commission will pursue any cases involving…

THE Infrastructure Project: Trading Technologies and Coinbase’s GDAX Partner On Deal To Connect Cryptocurrencies To Institutions Blog,Feature

Cryptocurrency trading moved further into the mainstream today with the announcement that Trading Technologies and the Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX), one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, have partnered to offer the cash products on TT’s platform. This deal is potentially huge in the development for the newest asset class, cryptocurrencies, as it represents another major player in the derivatives space expanding the infrastructure for it. TT and GDAX, owned by Coinbase, will be offered to customers beginning in March. With 19 of the top 20 futures commission merchants connected to TT, this will enable customers who already trade cryptocurrencies…

Nikolai Larbalestier – Be the Change You Want to See Feature,MarketsWiki Education,MWEd,Video,video

“Take the opportunity. Take the risk. Understand the risk but go for it anyway. Failure is part of the journey, but success is the reward.” In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Nikolai Larbalestier, AVP enterprise architect at Nasdaq, discusses three technologies that could potentially disrupt the market: distributed ledger technologies, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing. With the emergence of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Larbalestier says the technology is there to insure that the exchanges “catch the wave” and are not overrun. The goal at Nasdaq is to use this technology to adapt to the…

Brendan Bradley, chief innovation officer, Eurex – The New World of Finance Video

“We are the wheels of industry. You wouldn’t actually have the rest of these businesses operating if it wasn’t for the fact that the finance world still greases all of the wheels making all these businesses come around.” Brendan Bradley, chief innovation officer of Eurex, compares the financial world to the tech industry, and discusses the connection between companies like Google and Goldman Sachs. Bradley says that while the appeal for young people to work for a financial organization may not seem as high as working for a tech firm, it is actually the financial industry that helps tie other…