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BINANCE: Adds NOK and HRK fiat gateways.
SINGAPORE: Payment services act goes live. Requires crypto firms to be licensed.
LIBRA: Vodafone is the latest co to leave the association.
BTC: BIPs are published for the Taproot softfork.
JAPAN: Lawmakers are working on a proposal to create a digital JPY.
HUOBI: Launches brokerage for institutions.
RIPPLE: Plans to IPO within next 12mos.
TETHER: Launches XAUT, a gold-backed stablecoin. Trades on Bitfinex.
DERIBIT: Expands KYC policy to two tiers.
BITPAY: Adds support for XRP.
BCH: Bitcoin.com pulls support for development fund proposal (contributing ~12% of all block rewards).
PBoC: Units in Shanghai and Shenzhen are both looking into illegal behavior by businesses that offer crypto trading, token sales, and foreign ICOs.
CANAAN: Raises $90m via IPO. Shares quickly correct after early gains.
BAKKT: To launch cash-settled BTC futures on Dec 9. Regulated by MAS.
TAGOMI: Onboards Binance.US as its 15th liquidity provider.
BINANCE: Acquires Indian exchange, WazirX. Adds INR gateway for crypto purchases.
TEMPLETON: Partners with wallet provider, Curv, to tokenize a new money mkt fund.
CHAINALYSIS: Lays off 20% of employees. R&D took the biggest hit.
BINANCE: Continues to expand fiat onramps (RUB, UAH, NGN, TRY, etc.)
WEIBO: Binance and Tron blocked due to legal violations.
BRICS: The five nations plan to create a cryptocurrency for settlements.
ICO: Firms missing deadlines to payback investors, a condition from SEC settlements.
LIBRA: Launches 『pre-mainnet』 with 7 active nodes.
BCH: Hardfork initiated last Friday. New features include 1) non-malleable txs, 2) support for Schnorr signatures.