110. Crypto doesn't sit still

Episode 117 · August 22nd, 2019 · 58 mins 31 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor is back this week, and he is joined by returning guest Isabel Woodford, reporter at The Block, to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, bitcoin and crypto. Our stories include:

  • Bakkt confirms September launch date after getting green light from regulators (01:01)
  • Coinbase Custody receiving $200-400M per week in new crypto deposits from institutions (05:45)
  • Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources (07:37)
  • CoinTelegraph: Santander Denies Reports of Blocking Coinbase Deposits in the UK (13:01)
  • E-commerce giant Rakuten publicly launches crypto exchange; currently supports BTC, ETH and BCH (15:15)
  • Crypto Exchange Binance Announces New Stablecoin Initiative (18:39)
  • SEC consent order in ICO case suggests that non-existent SAFT tokens might actually be securities (22:37)
  • New York Supreme Court Denies Bitfinex’s Lack-of-Jurisdiction Claim (28:01)

The Tweet of the Week comes from @CSUwildcat about his very honest opinions on blockchains. Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (31:51)

We also bring you an amazing interview from when producer Petrit spoke to Ivan Gowan, CEO of Currency.com! (36:04)

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