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Binance exchange rolls out cash-to-crypto services in Australia

Business 21 March 2019

Binance exchange rolls out cash-to-crypto services in Australia

BInance Lite Australia promises to bridge the gap between cash and cryptocurrency in Australia, allowing users to purchase crypto in locally denominated currency through a trusted platform.

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Galaxy Digital invests $5.25 million in Bison Trails

Business 20 March 2019

Galaxy Digital invests $5.25 million in Bison Trails

After investing his clients money at the worst possible time, Stefanos Papanastasiou is being sued for losing most of the money.

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Australian crypto dealer sued for losing clients’ $14 million

Business 20 March 2019

Australian crypto dealer sued for losing clients’ $14 million

After investing his clients money at the worst possible time, Stefanos Papanastasiou is being sued for losing most of the money.

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First live crypto-based real estate auction coming in April

Business 18 March 2019

First live crypto-based real estate auction coming in April

LJ Hooker, a real estate company in Australia, is preparing the world’s first ever live real estate auction with cryptocurrency as the payment of choice.

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2 Aussie crypto exchanges halt operations after executive’s arrest

Business 8 March 2019

2 Aussie crypto exchanges halt operations after executive’s arrest

The executive was reportedly involved in a side business that included the importation and trafficking of illegal drugs. 

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AUSTRAC looks to protect fund transfers through blockchain technology

Business 26 February 2019

AUSTRAC looks to protect fund transfers through blockchain technology

AUSTRAC is working in conjunction with the Swinburne University of Technology to build a prototype that will be able to interconnect a large number of different types of businesses, including banks and casinos.

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Australia registers 250 crypto exchanges, legitimizes the industry

Business 4 February 2019

Australia registers 250 crypto exchanges, legitimizes the industry

Australia has now registered 246 crypto exchanges. The registrations come after the country's top financial intelligence agency enacted new anti-money laundering rules last year.

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Australia freezes John Bigatton’s assets in relation to BitConnect

Business 8 January 2019

Australia freezes John Bigatton’s assets in relation to BitConnect

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has frozen the assets of John Bigatton, BitConnect’s Australia representative.

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ASX continues with plans to launch blockchain settlement system

Business 21 December 2018

ASX continues with plans to launch blockchain settlement system

Despite its CEO stepping down, The Australian Securities Exchange will proceed with its plans to roll out a blockchain clearing and settlement system.

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Australian insurance company asks, “Where’s the beef?”

Tech 12 December 2018

Australian insurance company asks, “Where’s the beef?”

The National Transport Insurance (NTI) has begun a partnership with BeefLedger to create an end-to-end tracking of beef exports in the country.

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CoinZoom secures license to start Australian operations

Business 4 December 2018

CoinZoom secures license to start Australian operations

CoinZoom, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, will soon start its operations in Australia after its subsidiary, CoinZoom Australia, received approval from the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre.

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New crypto payments platform coming to Australia

Business 19 November 2018

New crypto payments platform coming to Australia

Ivy and HiveEx.com have teamed up to offer IvyPay, which will allow crypto owners to use their holdings to pay bills or to transfer funds directly to their bank accounts.

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