Is a Lack of Regulation Stifling Bitcoin Growth?

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Cathy Mulligan, co-director of Imperial College London’s Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, believes a dearth of regulation is undermining new financial technologies. Although this might not come as welcome news to libertarian-minded bitcoiners, she believes uncertainty over regulations has stifled growth. “We have the situation in the UK where many startups are chasing the … Read more

Derivatives Leader CME Announces Bitcoin Benchmark Rates; NYSE to Follow

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In a major move that is undoubtedly going to benefit and bring credibility to bitcoin and digital currencies, derivatives giant CME Group has announced the launch of two bitcoin benchmarks as its newest products. CME Group’s rival ICE (Intercontinental Exchange Inc) which owns the New York Stock Exchange, will also launch a real-time price index … Read more

Business Schools Partner With Citi, MasterCard In Digital Currency Frenzy

Imperial College Business School in London has teamed with Citigroup Inc. to explore digital currencies, following similar partnerships between other schools and MasterCard and Santander, according to BusinessBecause, a news site for business schools. Imperial College is among those teaching MBAs about cryptocurrency and has also announced the opening of a center for global finance … Read more