Powers On… Broker disintermediation and unregulated crypto exchanges cause major concerns

[ad_1] Powers On… is a monthly opinion column from Marc Powers, who spent much of his 40-year legal career working with complex securities-related cases in the United States after a stint with the SEC. He is now an adjunct professor at Florida International University College of Law, where he teaches the course “Blockchain, Crypto and Regulatory Considerations.” More and more, governments are fearing that they will lose control over aspects of their respective legitimate financial systems, including capital raising and trading, to the hundreds of unlicensed, unregulated centralized and decentralized crypto…

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A Forex Broker Transfers 1,200 BTC Belonging to the Mirror Trading International to a South African Liquidator – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Fresh reports from South Africa suggest that a total of 1,200 bitcoins belonging to the now-defunct Mirror Trading International (MTI) were recently transferred from FX Choice to an appointed liquidator. The reports add the transfer had been sanctioned by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), the country’s financial industry regulator. Confirmation of the Transfer According to a South African media report, the 1,200 BTC had been stuck in MTI’s account with FX Choice since June 2020. Similarly, Bitcoin.com News reported in August 2020, that FX Choice had blocked MTI’s…

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