Tag: israel

Nov 29 2022

Israel Proposes New Regulation for Digital Assets Guidelines

Nov 29 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  digital assets israel news regulations

The idea comes after the country's recent attempts to use cryptocurrencies in its economy. Monday, Israel Ministry of Finance released a set of suggestions for how to regulate digital assets. This is a step forward for the country's move into the world of cryptocurrencies. The recommendations call for the creation of a new regulatory infrastructure […] The post...

Oct 19 2022

Project 'Eden': Israel Wants to Issue Digital Government Bonds

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) announced on Wednesday that it is working together with the Israeli Ministry of Finance (MoF) to implement government bonds issued using blockchain technology.

The project, called...

Israel launches pilot trial of its digital bonds trading

Oct 19 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  digital bonds israel news pilot trial

Israel's Ministry of Finance and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange will begin the pilot trial of a blockchain-backed platform for digital bonds trading with the trial expected to finish by Q1 2023. A blockchain-based platform for digital bonds trading will be tested by the Israeli Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the Tel Aviv Stock […] The post...

Sep 22 2022

Israel Grants Its First Bitcoin, Crypto Trading License To Local Exchange Bits of Gold

After a legal framework revamping in 2016, Bits of Gold became the country’s first active company to secure licensing to operate as a virtual asset service.Israeli regulators grant the first VASP license to Bits of Gold after 5 years of waiting.The company is launching two new products in the near future. One of the products will be custodial while the other...

Jul 29 2022

Israel Will Ban Cash Payments Over $4,400 on Monday

Jul 29 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  cbdc israel news

Beginning on Monday, citizens of Israel will no longer be able to use cash for transactions larger than $4,400 or $1,760, depending on the entity that they are transacting with....

Jul 26 2022

Alternative Media Attacks Bitcoin: A Response To “Bitcoin Cannot Free Palestine”

It’s obvious that bitcoin can’t free Palestine, let’s begin there. The bitcoin network just offers better money, not a miracle cure. It offers a decentralized currency that can’t be debased by any government, no more, no less. The author of “Bitcoin Cannot Free Palestine...

May 18 2022

Israeli credit card companies to let cardholders buy Bitcoin

May 18 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  btc isracard israel max news

Two credit card companies based in Israel, Max and Isracard, are working on BTC investment and cashback capabilities allowing their user the opportunity to buy BTC. Financial institutions in Israel are becoming more interested in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), with two competing credit card companies developing BTC investment and cashback capabilities. According to the […] The post...

Israeli Firms Max, BOG to Launch Card that Offers Bitcoin Cashbacks

Israeli payments firm, Max, has entered a strategic cooperation agreement with the country’s largest cryptocurrency financial service provider, Bits of Gold (BOG) to launch a new card, MaxBack Crypto.

May 11 2022

Israeli central bank yet to make decision on pursuing CBDC despite public support

The central bank of Israel has yet to decide whether to create a digital version of its fiat currency shekel, despite the public supporting the notion, Reuters reported. Bank of...

Mar 25 2022

Israeli Bank Leumi To Launch Bitcoin Trading

Mar 25 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business israel leumi news

Leumi will be the first Israeli bank to offer bitcoin and other cryptocurrency trading in partnership with Paxos, pending regulatory approval.Leumi, through its digital investing platform Pepper Invest, seeks to be the first Israeli bank to offer trading of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Pepper has partnered with U.S.-based custody and trading platform Paxos to launch the initiative, which...

Top Israel bank to start offering crypto trading services

Mar 25 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption bank leumi bitcoin bny mellon crypto

Top Israeli bank, Bank Leumi, is set to become the first bank in the country to enable crypto trading services through its digital platform, Pepper Invest. This is coming after the traditional banking institution entered into a partnership with blockchain firm Paxos. Bank Leumi’s Pepper Invest crypto trading services According to a...

Israel’s Bank Leumi to Offer Crypto Trading Services

Bank Leumi announced on Thursday that it is going to enable cryptocurrency trading, thus becoming the first Israeli bank to allow customers to buy and sell digital assets.

Feb 17 2022

Israeli Regulator Questions Binance on License, Halts Services

Binance is facing regulatory scrutiny in Israel by the local Capital Markets Authority (CMA), which is seeking the crypto exchange’s licensing details and clarification of its activities in the Isr...

Nov 29 2021

Israel Fast-tracks Its Cenral Bank Digital Currency Plans

Nov 29 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bank of israel cbdc digital shekels israel

As reported by Reuters on Monday, and just like many other economies of the world are currently doing, Israel may have also started advancing its plans regarding its own Central Bank-issued Digital Currency (CBDC) too. Israel Committed To Advanced Technological Knowledge — Amir Yaron According to the reports, the Governor of the Bank of Israel The post Israel Fast-tracks Its Cenral Bank Digital...

Israel Fast-tracks Its Central Bank Digital Currency Plans

Nov 29 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bank of israel cbdc digital shekels israel

As reported by Reuters on Monday, and just like many other economies of the world are currently doing, Israel may have also started advancing its plans regarding its own Central Bank-issued Digital Currency (CBDC) too. Israel Committed To Advanced Technological Knowledge — Amir Yaron According to the reports, the Governor of the Bank of Israel The post Israel Fast-tracks Its Central Bank Digital...

Nov 18 2021

Beitar Jerusalem Owner among the Suspects Arrested in Crypto Fraud Bust

Hogeg's brother is also among the people arrested by the Israeli police during the raid deployed today.

Israeli Police Arrest Football Club Owner for Crypto Fraud

The suspects have allegedly defrauded investors of hundreds of millions of shekels.

Nov 16 2021

Israel Reportedly Adopts Strict AML Regulations for Cryptocurrency Transactions

The country plans to stop the use of crypto assets in the illegal transfer of money.

Oct 29 2021

Bitcoin Is The Peaceful Protest That Palestinians Need

Oct 29 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom israel palestine peace

With Palestinians excluded from financial services and unable to achieve independence in the fiat system, the country needs Bitcoin.Palestine’s economy is struggling from severe internal and external constraints under the Israeli occupation. Israel-imposed economic and social restrictions...

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