USDC Dominated Trading Volume on Decentralized Exchanges Amidst Depegging Incident

On Saturday, several centralized crypto trading platforms and payment processors stopped USDC auto conversions. However, USDC experienced a significant trading volume on decentralized exchange (dex) platforms such as Uniswap, Curve, and Pancakeswap. Uniswap alone recorded $10.13 billion in trades over the past day, with more than 55% of those swaps involving USDC against wrapped ether, […]

Silvergate Bank Announces Voluntary Liquidation as Crypto Industry Woes Persist

At 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Silvergate Bank announced its intention to wind down the crypto-friendly bank’s operations and voluntarily liquidate the company’s assets. The news follows significant financial troubles the bank faced, and the firm’s stock plummeted in value. Details of Silvergate’s Wind Down and Liquidation Plan Over the last six months, Silvergate Capital Corporation’s […]

Argentina Mulls Inclusion of Proof-of-Solvency Requirements in Crypto Regulation

Regulators in Argentina are mulling the inclusion of stringent requirements in their next cryptocurrency regulatory framework. According to reports, institutions like the national securities regulator, the CNV, will be studying the inclusion of proof-of-solvency requirements for exchanges and custody institutions in Argentina, in the wake of the demise of leading cryptocurrency exchange FTX. Cryptocurrency Exchanges […]

Binance and Publish Proof-of-Reserve Audits Conducted by Global Auditor Mazars Group

This week two cryptocurrency exchanges provided proof-of-reserves in order to highlight that the trading platforms are backing customer assets 1:1. Binance published its report on Dec. 7, 2022, and detailed the global auditor Mazars Group conducted the audit. On Dec. 9, 2022, the exchange published proof-of-reserves records and the verification was also conducted by […]