Platform Allowing Trading of Crypto in Custody Completes First $100K Transaction

A new institutional settlement solution that allows clients to trade directly from their custodial accounts has completed its first transaction. Digital asset trading infrastructure provider SettleBit announced this week that it had successfully transferred $100,000 in bitcoin from Prycto Digital to CMT Digital in roughly 10 minutes using a claimed first-of-its-kind settlement layer to facilitate […]

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Prime Trust to Arrange Banking for Customers of BlockQuake Crypto Exchange

BlockQuake, a New York digital asset exchange launched in beta, has partnered with Nevada-based trust company Prime Trust, the firm announced Wednesday. Prime Trust began offering custody services for the crypto industry in late 2018, serving crypto firms like Binance, OKCoin and Bittrex to name a few. Prime Trust will perform know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money-laundering […]

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Crypto Custody Provider Ledger Extends Reach in Asia With New Institutional Client

Digital asset storage provider Ledger is partnering with FLETA, a South Korea-based blockchain platform for decentralized applications (dapps) to provide custodian services compliant with local laws. The French startup has been trying to extend the reach of its institutional-level services with Ledger Vault, building on the success of its nano wallets which primarily targeted retail […]

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Swiss Banks Enter the Age of Bitcoin

DAVOS — Switzerland’s banking industry has long been known to privately safeguard wealth, so some bankers see bitcoin as a natural fit for the nation’s financial sector. Although such bankers may still be a minority, Zurich-based SEBA Bank AG opened in November 2019 with a universal banking license and a suite of services ranging from fiat […]

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