Tag: Coinbase

Invest tech, RegTech

Getting rid of crypto staking would be a ‘terrible path’ for the US — Coinbase CEO

February 8, 2023

Via: Cointelegraph

The CEO and co-founder of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, believes that banning retail crypto staking in the United States would be a “terrible” move by the country’s regulators. Armstrong made the comments in a Feb. 9 Twitter thread which […]

Invest tech, Trading

Ex-Coinbase manager pleads guilty in insider trading case

February 7, 2023


A former Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) Global Inc product manager pleaded guilty on Tuesday in what U.S. prosecutors have called the first insider trading case involving cryptocurrency, his defense lawyer said in a court hearing. Ishan Wahi, 32, pleaded guilty to two […]

Blockchain, Crypto

Coinbase Fined €3.3 Million in Netherlands, Exchange Considers Appeal

January 27, 2023


Dutch Monetary Authority Fines Coinbase for Operating Without Registration De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has imposed an administrative fine of €3,325,000 (over $3.6 million) on Coinbase Europe Limited, on Jan. 18, 2023. An announcement explained the penalty with the exchange offering […]

Invest tech, Trading

Token dump following Binance listing raises insider trading suspicions

January 23, 2023

Via: Cointelegraph

Insider trading has become a burning topic in the crypto ecosystem, especially in light of the recent conviction of an ex-Coinbase manager’s brother. The insider trading charges were believed to be the first involving cryptocurrency, and now another set of […]

Invest tech, RegTech

Coinbase lands virtual asset provider licence from Central Bank of Ireland

January 3, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The VASP registration covers two Coinbase entities, Coinbase Europe Limited and Coinbase Custody International Limited, both of which are based in Ireland. Coinbase Europe provides crypto trading services to customers in Europe, and Coinbase Custody International provides crypto custody services […]