116. Blockchain as an excuse

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We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: EOS maker Block. One fined $24m by the SEC over unregistered securities saleSwiss Stock Exchange SIX lines up buyers for its Initial Digital Offering and Fidelity Digital Assets to Provide Custody for Bitcoin Derivatives Yield Fund. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider.

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:

  • Block.one agrees to pay $24M penalty for unregistered EOS ICO (01:32)
  • Swiss Stock Exchange SIX lines up buyers for its Initial Digital Offering (12:05)
  • Fidelity Digital Assets to Provide Custody for Bitcoin Derivatives Yield Fund (20:53)
  • SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce says digital assets could one day be ‘the money of the internet’ (27:16)
  • Barclays, Overstock lead $8m funding for identity startup Evernym (32:10)
  • LedgerX cries foul; CFTC says there’s no favoritism (35:52)

The Tweet of the Week comes from @davidmarcus about well... libra! Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (37:44)

We also bring you an amazing interview with Matthew Pollard, Founder and CFO at Archax! (41:33)

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Special Guest: Richard Cohen.

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