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Bitmain Says Now-Lapsed IPO Made Firm More Transparent, Reveals Appointment of New CEO

Brian Evans - Mar 26, 2019

Bitmain’s filing to list an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has officially expired today, as the company reveals the appointment of a new…

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Bitmain IPO Filing Set to Imminently Expire in Absence of HKEx Committee Hearing

Brian Evans - Mar 25, 2019

Bitmain’s filing to list its initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange will seemingly reach the end of its six-month expiration window today, thereby formally…

Bitcoin Exchange
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Hong Kong Crypto Exchange Gatecoin Choked to Death by Banking Freeze

Brian Evans - Mar 15, 2019

Nowhere does the phrase ‘misfortunes don’t come singly’ appear to be truer than in the case of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Gatecoin which has been hacked, had…

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Previously Hacked Gatecoin Exchange Receives Liquidation Order Following Banking Problems

Brian Evans - Mar 14, 2019

Hong Kong-based exchange Gatecoin, which was hacked in 2016, has officially received a court liquidation order, the company reported

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Chinese IT Giant Tencent and University of Hong Kong Collaborate on Fintech

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2019

The University of Hong Kong has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Tencent Financial Academy to foster fintech research

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Hong Kong Entrepreneur Who ‘Made It Rain’ from High-Rise Arrested for Crypto Mining Fraud

Brian Evans - Feb 28, 2019

An alleged Bitcoin millionaire, who was reportedly involved in “making it rain cash” on the streets of Hong Kong, is now reportedly accused of mining-related fraud

Bitcoin Regulation
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Big Four Auditor PwC Publishes Crypto Insolvency Guide, Cautions Directors

Brian Evans - Feb 28, 2019

Big Four audit and consultancy firm PwC Hong Kong has published guidance for financially distressed or insolvent businesses in the crypto sector

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Former Goldman Sachs Exec Joins Blockchain-Focused Hedge Fund

Brian Evans - Feb 26, 2019

Hong Kong-based blockchain-focused hedge fund MaiCapital has appointed former Goldman Sachs executive Marco Lim as a managing partner at the company

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Major Crypto Exchange OKEx Adds Four New Margin Trading Pairs

Brian Evans - Feb 19, 2019

Malta-based major crypto exchange OKEx has added four new pairs to its margin trading platform

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Report: Bitmain IPO Document Reportedly Reveals $500 Million Q3 Losses

Brian Evans - Feb 19, 2019

The earnings report shows that the Bitcoin bear market could have cost Bitmain $500 million in Q3 last year