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Steam is no Longer Supporting Bitcoin

As of today, Steam will no longer support Bitcoin as a payment method on our platform due to high fees and volatility in the value of Bitcoin. In the past few months we've seen an increase in the volatility in the value of Bitcoin and...

Former Company Insider Earns More Than $4.1 Million for Whistleblower Tip

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $4.1 million to a former company insider who alerted the agency to a widespread, multi-year securities law violation and continued to provide important information and assistance throughout the SEC’s investigation.  The whistleblower is...

Thomson Reuters Expands Its Award-Winning Connected Risk Platform with Model Risk Management Solution to Help Firms Increase Transparency And Efficiency

Building on its commitment to deliver a suite of next-generation governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions to assist the global financial and corporate communities, Thomson Reuters has expanded further its Connected Risk platform to include a Model Risk Management (MRM) solution, allowing institutions to...

ASIC Reports on Decisions to Cut Red Tape – April to September 2017

ASIC has released its latest report outlining decisions on relief applications, highlighting ASIC’s efforts to reduce red-tape and achieve a practical, positive outcome for companies seeking some regulatory flexibility. These reports aim to provide transparency about our decision making and to better inform businesses about...

LSEG Board Appointment

London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) today announces that Val Rahmani will join the Group Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 20 December 2017. Val brings considerable technology knowledge and expertise, which will be of significant benefit as we continue to...

Axioma Names Former UBS Delta Executive Ian Lumb Managing Director, Head of Risk Solutions

Axioma announced today the appointment of Ian Lumb as Managing Director, Head of Risk Solutions, a newly created position. Lumb was previously Global Head of UBS Delta, the portfolio analysis and risk management system recently acquired by StatPro. “Ian brings to Axioma in-depth expertise in...

SGX, ABS, ISCA, Law Society and SID Jointly Launch Guide on Prevention of Insider Trading

Singapore Exchange (“SGX”), together with the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), is launching a guide on the prevention of insider trading. The guide contains recommended...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Hires Award-winning Design Consultancy for Leading-Edge App

The UK's only dedicated multi-cryptocurrency exchange, London Block Exchange (LBX) has hired EY-Seren, part of consultancy firm EY, to create a first-of-its-kind app to allow UK consumers to trade freely and easily in cryptocurrency. The award-winning consultancy will design the app alongside a full cryptocurrency...

First Derivatives and BGF Support High-Growth Tech Company, Auditcomply

A high-growth software company headquartered in Belfast has become the first business to benefit from technology and investment as part of the strategic partnership between First Derivatives and BGF. AuditComply will use the new funding from BGF and existing investors Clarendon/CoFundNI together with First...

Hut 8 Partners with the Bitfury Group to Establish North America’s Largest Bitcoin Datacenters

Hut 8 Mining Corp. (“Hut 8”) today announced it is partnering with the Bitfury Group (“Bitfury”) to acquire, install, maintain and operate North America’s largest bitcoin mining datacenters. Bitfury, the world’s leading full-service blockchain technology company, will exclusively provide to Hut 8 a bitcoin mining solution...

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