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Platform News: Binance

Crackdown: Crypto exchange Binance unauthorised, says Italian regulator

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is not authorised to carry out activities in Italy, the country’s market watchdog has said, joining a string of global regulatory moves ...

Platform News: Binance

Britain bans Binance’s UK ops in latest cryptocurrency crackdown

The UK’s financial regulator has said Binance, one of the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency exchanges, cannot conduct any regulated activity and issued a warning to...

Platform News: BaFin Germany

German regulator warns Binance over stock tokens

Germany’s financial regulator, BaFin, warned that Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, risked being fined for offering security-tracking tokens...

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Germany promises to probe audit regulator’s Wirecard dealings

Germany has promised to research after the head of the body that regulates auditors told lawmakers he’d traded in Wirecard shares weeks before the payment services business c...

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Germany passes the buck on Wirecard scandal

Germany’s accountancy watchdog has denied blame for failing to spot problems at collapsed payments firm Wirecard, the latest in a string of agencies to shirk responsibility f...

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German watchdog chief calls Wirecard scandal a ‘massive criminal act’

The head of Germany’s financial watchdog has called the accounting scandal at Wirecard “a massive criminal act”, while the country’s premier financial insti...

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Source: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist

German regulators twice looked into tightening the supervision of collapsed FinTech business Wirecard and discussed it with the German and European central banks but no action was ...

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German watchdog said to shield deposits of Wirecard’s bank

German financial watchdog BaFin is working to shield customer deposits at Wirecard Bank from being affected by turbulence at its parent company, people close to the matter have sai...