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October 7 – October 13, 2020 | Public Companies Holding BTC, Digital Chamber of Commerce Webinar, and More3iQ’s The Bitcoin Fund is one of the World’s Largest Publicly-traded Holders of BTC

October 12 Bitcointreasuries.org now tracks publicly-traded companies and funds that own bitcoin as a part of their balance sheet. 3iQ’s The Bitcoin Fund now has the 5th largest bitcoin holding among publicly-traded entities in the world.

Infographic here.

Image Source: Coin98 Analytics List of Public Companies Holding BTC here.


October 7 – October 13, 2020 | Public Companies Holding BTC, Digital Chamber of Commerce Webinar, and MoreSquare Inc Converts $50 million USD to BTC

October 8 – Headed by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, Square processes over $100 billion USD in transactions annually. “Now is the right time for us to expand our largely USD-denominated balance sheet and make a meaningful investment in bitcoin. We view bitcoin as an instrument of global economic empowerment.”

Read the article here.

Image Source: Twitter


October 7 – October 13, 2020 | Public Companies Holding BTC, Digital Chamber of Commerce Webinar, and MoreUS Department of Justice Publishes an 83-page Crypto Report

October 8 – The US Department of Justice recently published the Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework detailing its approach to the ever evolving enforcement of this emerging financial infrastructure. “…distributed ledger technology, upon which all cryptocurrencies build, raises breathtaking possibilities for human flourishing.”

 

Image Source: Department of Justice (DoJ) Read the full report here.


October 7 – October 13, 2020 | Public Companies Holding BTC, Digital Chamber of Commerce Webinar, and More3iQ’s Tom Lombardi to Speak at the Digital Chamber of Commerce Webinar

October – The regulatory and compliance environment for digital asset investments can be daunting to financial advisors and institutional investors. With any new financial asset class, taxonomic and compliance hurdles are common, but there are certainly some idiosyncrasies with digital assets. The webinar begins October 22, 2020.

Image Source: Digital Chamber of Commerce Register for the Webinar here.


October 7 – October 13, 2020 | Public Companies Holding BTC, Digital Chamber of Commerce Webinar, and MoreOSC Investor Education Month

October 1 – The Ontario Securities Commission announced several investor education and outreach activities during October, including telephone town hall meetings, investor email newsletter and updated GetSmarterAboutCrypto.ca resources.

View the website here.

 

 

Image Source: OSC, GetSmarterAboutCrypto.ca


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