Swiss regulator FINMA issues guidelines for stablecoins, including Facebook’s Libra

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued new guidelines for stablecoins, including Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency Libra. The regulator announced Wednesday that it classifies stablecoins under the existing approach of blockchain-based tokens, and that rules for stablecoins may differ depending on which assets…

Roger Ver’s firm preparing to launch derivative for bitcoin cash

Bitcoin.com, the firm backed by cryptocurrency investor Roger Ver, is preparing to launch a futures contract for bitcoin cash (BCH), currently the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. David Shin, head of Bitcoin.com’s recently launched crypto exchange, told Bloomberg in a report published Thursday…