Robert Morel

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Bitcoin to Dash Wallet through the Changely Exchange

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The cryptocurrency markets have had a tumultuous week and are looking increasingly unstable following “Monday's Massacre.” According to cryptocoinsnews.com the total market cap of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash and all cryptocurrencies has fallen by more than $25 billion since peaking at $117 billion in mid-June. The instability and speculation on how bad this dive will be for BTC-USD and the other...

Profit and Loss on the Bitcoin, Litecoin and Etherium Exchanges

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Crypto-currencies have recently seen an explosion in growth and are starting to gain some mainstream acceptance particularly in Asia. Even Russia is starting to accept Bitcoin as legitimate currency. The big three; bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin now look like potentially sound investment opportunities. In light of this I offer three cautionary tales of profit and loss, one for each currency. Bitcoin Profit A risky...

MiFID II/MIFIR Demystified

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Report by ISITC Europe to demystify MIFID II and MIFIR. On 20th October 2011, the European Commission published two proposals: the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), along with Markets in Financial Investments Regulation (MiFIR). Both the Directive and Regulation aim to establish a safer and more transparent financial system by enhancing regulatory requirements, market transparency and investor protection....

ISITC Europe – AGM Report & New Website Launch

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“Outstanding”, “Best conference I have been to for years”, “Fantastic well informed speakers” were just a few of the comments made at the recent ISITC Europe AGM & Conference held on Thursday 26th January at the Hilton London Tower Bridge. A full report from the day can be found here. Please also take this opportunity to have a look at the...

ISITC Europe Silver Anniversary AGM and Conference

The ISITC Europe Silver Anniversary AGM and Conference will be held on the 26th January 2016. We are delighted to announce that the following speakers have been confirmed: Dr Kay Swinburne, MEP Member of Economic and Monetary Affairs Markus Ruetimann, Former Group Chief Operating Officer at Schroders plc Keith Bear, VP Financial Markets at IBM Jason Nabi, Global Head of...

Internet Security – Using Epic web browser to hide my location from Google

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Google Chrome has been my web browser of choice ever since 2010, however recently I have had had some doubts related to tracking and wanted to investigate Epic as an alternative web browser to Chrome. Google is Everywhere If I want to browse the web I use Google Chrome, if I want to search the web I use Google search. If...

Standards and legal issues in implementing Blockchain DLT

ISITC Europe is pleased to announce one of the most important events of 2016 with its December Blockchain DLT working group. The meeting will be held on Thursday 1st December at London Metropolitan University from 4pm - 6pm. In this session we will debate with leading practitioners standards and legal issues in implementing Blockchain DLT. Mayer Brown are a top legal firm practising in global...

Blockchain DLT – lessons learnt from CREST

In October 2016, Euroclear hosted a commemorative event to mark the 20th Anniversary of the successful implementation of CREST (the UK settlement system). Research undertaken by BISS Research, together with; Dr Hermann Rapp, Anglia Ruskin University, Dr Cristina Parisi, Copenhagen Business School, with assistance of Dr Marta Gasparin, Leicester University, explored the impact of its introduction.   Gary Wright, CEO...

Alternative thinking when funding a startup

Launching my first failed startup taught me many lessons about funding. I had just graduated personal training school and was ready to start making money. I already had a few clients but desperately needed the "latest" equipment. It seemed like a good idea to get a business overdraft. I got the equipment I needed but was unable to make enough profit to justify the cost. When the...

Double Standards: The Coming Push for Blockchain Interoperability

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Post by Michael del Castillo (@DelRayMan) | Published on Oct 12, 2016 by Coindesk While bitcoin's public-facing, immutable ledger has proven resilient to attacks (and a mostly reliable way to transact peer-to-peer), businesses are still looking for something else to meet their volume and privacy requirements. Yet, this search for alternatives has prompted problems of its own. In an effort to build products that meet diverse demands, using...

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