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A CFTC Commissioner Proposes a New Definition of Retail Investor
The commissioner hopes better definitions will lead to better investor protections.
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Mastercard Joins With Paxos to Help Banks Offer Crypto Trading
The payments giant will verify transactions and help banks follow compliance rules
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Mastercard busca que la compra de criptomonedas sea más segura con una herramienta de evaluación de riesgos
"Crypto Secure" incorporará los conocimientos y tecnología de CipherTrace para ayudar a los emisores de tarjetas a evaluar el perfil de riesgo de los exchanges de criptomonedas.
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Mastercard Looks to Make Buying Crypto Safer With Risk Assessment Tool
"Crypto Secure" will incorporate the insights and technology of CipherTrace to help card issuers assess the risk profile of crypto exchanges
CDCROP: Mastercard Credit Card close up (Alina Kuptsova/Pixabay)

CDCROP: New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin at CoinDesk's Invest 2018 (CoinDesk)
Bitcoiners Owe Andrew Ross Sorkin a Big Thank You
By successfully campaigning to further politicize the payments system, The New York Times columnist just made value-neutral cryptocurrency networks more valuable in the long term.
CDCROP: New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin at CoinDesk's Invest 2018 (CoinDesk)

Mapa de América Latina. (Leon Overwheel/Unsplash)
La mitad de los latinoamericanos ha utilizado criptomonedas, según encuesta de Mastercard
El 51% de los consumidores de la región ha realizado al menos una transacción con cripto.
Mapa de América Latina. (Leon Overwheel/Unsplash)

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Mastercard Now Allowing Cardholders to Buy NFTs on Several Marketplaces
Mastercard is partnering with multiple platforms including Immutable X, The Sandbox and MoonPay.
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San Diego-Based Edge Unveils Privacy-Focused Crypto Card
The card doesn't require users to input any personally identifiable information to set up or use it.
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Yuval Rooz (left), Jennifer Lassiter, Michael Miebach, David Treat and Jon Frost (Sandali Handagama/CoinDesk)
Mastercard CEO Teases CBDC Panel: SWIFT May Not Exist in 5 Years
Michael Miebach joined a panel on central bank digital currencies during the World Economic Forum's annual meeting.
Yuval Rooz (left), Jennifer Lassiter, Michael Miebach, David Treat and Jon Frost (Sandali Handagama/CoinDesk)

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Why We Need Crypto Payments to Work
In a word: competition. This post is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.
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