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Komainu receives crypto registration from the FCA

Komainu, a regulated digital asset custody service provider, has announced that it has received approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to register as a custodian wallet provider under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information of the Payer) regulations 2017.

Laser Digital Asset Management launches Bitcoin Adoption fund for institutional investors

Nomura’s digital assets subsidiary, Laser Digital, has announced the launch of its Bitcoin Adoption Fund. The firm writes that the fund, which provides a seamless way for institutional investors to access the digital asset class, will be the first in a range of digital adoption investment solutions that Laser Digital Asset Management will bring to the market.

21co Introduces new suite of wrapped tokens today announced the launch of Wrapped Tokens, writing that the company’s first wrapped tokens feature a mix of underlyings from the top crypto assets by market capitalisation, across multiple blockchain networks.

Komainu collaborates with Clifford Chance on crypto custody paper  

The provision of custody services for cryptoassets has recently been under heightened scrutiny following high-profile insolvencies of certain crypto service providers, Clifford Chance reports. They find that insolvency proceedings have demonstrated that determining what type of claim clients of custodian wallet providers have in respect of their cryptoassets is crucial. 

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