Latest Gibraltar News

  • Gibraltar Gov't Partners With Post-COVID DLT Hackathon
    Gibraltar Gov't Partners With Post-COVID DLT Hackathon
    Gibraltar Finance, the business development arm of Gibraltar’s government, will provide support to the forthcoming Post-COVID Hackathon. Gibraltar Finance has been announced as an official partner of the upcoming Post-COVID Hackathon — a global, online initiative intended to create open-source solutions addressing the health, social and economic challenges posed by the post-COVID-19 era. The event is expected to see participation from hundreds of teams internationally building in the distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector, with over 200 industry experts slated to assist participants. Albert Isola, Gibraltar’s Minister for Digital and Financial Services, expressed pride in the government’s involvement with the hackathon, stating that “the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a range of new global challenges.” “I am excited and look forward to seeing the dynamic solutions that will arise from this initiative, geared towards helping global communities adjust to the post-pandemic world.
  • Gibraltar Watchdog Grants License to Belarusian Crypto Platform
    Gibraltar Watchdog Grants License to Belarusian Crypto Platform
    Currency.com obtained a distributed ledger technology license from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission, or GFSC, issued a new distributed ledger technology license to the Belarus-based cryptocurrency platform, Currency.com, on July 6. According to the announcement, the platform will be allowed to use DLT to store or transmit value belonging to others in connection with the provision of dealer and custody services thanks to the license granted by the GFSC. Jonathan Squires, CEO of Currency.com, gave some insight into the company’s intentions for the license: “Our operations in Gibraltar are part of our commitment to expanding across the globe, offering a blockchain-backed, highly regulated and secure service designed to give customers the flexibility they’ve been looking for.
  • Currency.com Tokenized Exchange Is Now Licensed In Gibraltar
    Currency.com Tokenized Exchange Is Now Licensed In Gibraltar
    Cryptocurrency and tokenized commodity exchange Currency.com has obtained a license permitting it to operate in Gibraltar.
  • Crypto Investment App B21 Expands to India
    Crypto Investment App B21 Expands to India
    The Gibraltar-based company said the move was prompted by rising consumer interest and trading volumes in the nation after a ban on banking services for cryptocurrency firms was lifted.
  • Huobi Becomes First Major Exchange to Run a Chainlink Node
    Huobi Becomes First Major Exchange to Run a Chainlink Node
    Huobi has become the first major exchange to run a Chainlink node in an effort to improve data authenticity and integrity. Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi will integrate their price data with Chainlink’s ecosystem in an effort to improve its own data integrity and provide more accurate price information. While Binance was the first major exchange to provide their data to Chainlink oracles in October 2019, Huobi has gone one step further by running its own node on the system through Huobi Wallet.