Materials by tag Israel

Jun 25, 2019 at 10:21
Hackers Who Stole $100 Mln in Bitcoin Arrested in Israel
The two brothers from Jerusalem, Israeli identified as Eli Gigi (31 years of age) and Assaf Gigi (21), have been arrested on suspicion of being responsible for the infamous Bitfinex hack that cost the cryptocurrency exchange a loss of over $100 million, according to the investigators of the national cyber unit at Lahav 433, who started the investigations back in 2017.
Jun 15, 2019 at 18:03
Stellerro is set to issue tokenized equity through Spanish-regulated Security Token Offering (STO); Public sale opens June 17th
TEL AVIV, Israel - Stellerro, an alternative investment banking platform, automated, in-scale, determined to bring liquidity to the digital era will launch its STO on Monday, June 17th, 2019 at noon ET.
Mar 07, 2019 at 10:26
Iran to Israel: Bitcoin LN Torch Goes Beyond Borders
The Lightning Network (LN) torch cost has crossed borders to Israel after being posted by an Iranian in a symbolic sign of peace amongst these two countries. This historic phenomenon only shows that bitcoin is indeed a political and borderless cash experience.
Sep 21, 2018 at 14:18
Swiss Confederation Asks Israel to Open Market to Swiss Financial Institutions Amid FinTech Regulation Talks
Switzerland's Federal Department of Finance wants the Israeli Ministry of Finance to permit Swiss banks and other major financial institutions to trade funds in the modern country in the Middle East. Israel is hoped to reply back to Switzerland within a year.
Sep 01, 2018 at 10:08
Crypto in Israel: Deep Likelihood Analysis of Mass Adoption, Tax Evasion Issue
On Aug 26, the Jerusalem Post wrote a very good story about the chances of Israel adopting a state-backed crypto just like Venezuela did a few days ago,  although for completely different reasons.
Jul 08, 2018 at 14:25
Bits of Gold Crypto Exchange Enters an Agreement to Share Client Info with Israel Tax Authority
A giant Israeli cryptocurrency exchange known as Bits of Gold has agreed to share all customers' transaction particulars with the tax authority of the country.
Jun 15, 2018 at 08:27
Israel Securities Authority Enters Talks with Spot.IM over Bitcoin Salaries
Spot.IM, an internet company with its offices in Tel Aviv is in high gear negotiations with the Israel Securities Authority (ISA). Spot.IM is not part  of crypto ecosystem but more of the internet industry. The talks are primarily focusing on felicitous exchange rate that is an important matter for making this work and there are a lot of hope that the two parties will reach at the equilibrium point of agreements just with in the next month or beyond and this will push the plans to go further.
May 30, 2018 at 15:06
Israeli Authorities to Issue a Draft Requiring Reporting of Crypto Activity
The major financial market regulator the Israel Money Laundering and Terror Financing Prohibition Authority has created a fintech draft which is aimed at helping to track and control suspicious cryptocurrency activity, according to a local news company’s post published yesterday, May 28.
Apr 18, 2018 at 12:57
How the Main Blockchain Conference of Israel Was Held in Tel-Aviv
The main blockchain event of the year, Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Israel, was held in Tel Aviv on March 28. Famous international crypto experts discussed the future of cryptocurrency in Europe and told how to improve business processes using blockchain.
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