Western Union wants to work with cryptocurrencies

1 Year ago / News / Daily crypto digest

Main cryptocurrency news on the 20th of December

Main news: 

  • Western Union talks about its willingness to work with cryptocurrencies

Business and Finance 

  • Waves platform raised $ 120 million to develop private blockchain Vostok
  • Former IMF economist Mark Dow, who took a short position after Bitcoin reached a peak of $ 20,000, closed it this week
  • Crypto enthusiast Tim Draper invested $ 1.25 million in the processing startup OpenNode
  • Blythe Masters resigned as CEO of blockchain-company Digital Asset
  • 90% of all Monero has been produced

Law and Legislation

  • The National Assembly of France did not support the simplification of taxation in the cryptosphere
  • Media: hacked bitcoin exchange Coincheck received a license from the regulator of Japan
  • UK Tax Service has published a guide for cryptocurrency owners


  • The Swiss company will use the Bitcoin sidechain Liquid Network