Why Blockchain Firms Shouldn’t Ignore New EU Cybersecurity Laws

Jacek Czarnecki is an attorney at Warsaw-based law firm Wardynski & Partners, where he specializes in areas including FinTech, digital currencies and blockchain. In this opinion piece, Czarnecki discusses European regulatory developments beyond blockchain, arguing that some laws under review outside the industry’s oversight could...
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The Price of Ether Just Hit a New 2017 High

Ether, the digital currency that powers the smart contract-based blockchain platform ethereum, rose to its highest price of the year today. In total, the cryptocurrency surged close to 20% on digital currency exchange Poloniex against both USDT and BTC during today’s session, rising to as much as...
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Another Central Bank in Africa is Warning About Onecoin

Uganda’s central bank is warning local residents about Onecoin, a digital currency scheme widely accused of being a scam. The Bank of Uganda published an advisory earlier today which called for consumers to be mindful of the risks of investing in digital currencies. Specifically, the notice highlights...
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Jury Selection Delayed in Bitcoin Exchange Trial

A federal trial tied to the now-defunct Florida bitcoin exchange Coin.mx has been delayed. Yesterday, the court was set to begin jury selection for the trial of Yuri Lebedev – one of the co-operators of Coin.mx alongside Anthony Murgio, who plead guilty to three charges...
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