Category: Trial

Jurors in Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Trial Deadlocked for Days — Hung Jury Could Lead to Mistrial

Jurors in Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Trial Deadlocked for Days — Hung Jury Could Lead to Mistrial

Jurors in the Kleiman v. Wright trial are currently unable to come to a decision on the high-profile billion-dollar bitcoin lawsuit in Florida. While the judge has told the jury to take time deliberating the case, on Wednesday, the jurors issued a statement that explained they could not “come to a conclusion.” Kleiman v. Wright […]

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Jury to Decide Fate of Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit Involving Craig Wright

Jury to Decide Fate of Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit Involving Craig Wright

On Tuesday, November 23, the closing arguments for both sides of the Kleiman v. Wright trial finished and now ten jurors will decide the fate of the billion-dollar bitcoin lawsuit. While Craig Wright claims he’s Satoshi Nakamoto, he also insists the now-deceased Dave Kleiman did not help with the creation of Bitcoin. The plaintiffs are […]

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Digital Ruble Should Not Boost Inflation, Bank of Russia Says

Digital Ruble Should Not Boost Inflation, Bank of Russia Says

Bank of Russia is preparing for a prolonged trial of the digital version of the national fiat to ensure this is a “full-fledged ruble,” the head of the monetary authority has emphasized. The regulator has put forward some conditions for the implementation of the new currency project. Bank of Russia Sets Conditions for Digital Ruble […]

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Russia to Change 13 Laws and Codes for Digital Ruble

Russia to Change 13 Laws and Codes for Digital Ruble

Authorities in Russia are gearing up to amend various pieces of legislation to facilitate the issuing and function of the digital ruble. Officials in Moscow believe this version of the national fiat needs to be regulated separately from other digital forms of money such as cryptocurrencies. Russia Prepares to Trial Digital Ruble, Officials Say CBDC […]

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The Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Case: Long-Awaited Kleiman v. Wright Trial Begins Next Week in Miami

The Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Case: Long-Awaited Kleiman v. Wright Trial Begins Next Week in Miami

On Monday, November 1, the long-awaited Kleiman v. Wright trial will begin as a federal jury plans to determine the relationship between Dave Kleiman and Craig Wright. The Kleiman estate is asking for $11.4 billion, alongside the return of intellectual property (IP) or its fair market value. While Bitcoinsv proponents and Wright’s fans believe the […]

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Laos to Study Digital Currency With Help From Japanese Fintech, Report Reveals

Laos to Study Digital Currency With Help From Japanese Fintech, Report Reveals

The central bank of Laos intends to explore issuing its own digital currency, according to a media report that provided details on the plan. A study on the matter will commence soon and will be conducted with the support of a fintech startup based in Japan. Central Bank of Laos Joins Race to Develop Digital […]

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Digital Euro to Handle ‘Almost Unlimited’ Payments, Estonian Central Bank Says After Test

Digital Euro to Handle ‘Almost Unlimited’ Payments, Estonian Central Bank Says After Test

A blockchain-based digital euro would be highly scalable allowing it to process an almost unlimited number of payments, the central bank of Estonia has concluded following a recent experiment. Central banks from several euro area countries and the ECB participated in the test, which also professed to show the digital currency’s carbon footprint would be […]

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China Offers Medics Digital Yuan Insurance Policy for Covid-19

China Offers Medics Digital Yuan Insurance Policy for Covid-19

China’s first insurance policy using the digital yuan for settlement has been issued in Shenzhen, local media reported. The new product, targeting medical personnel exposed to coronavirus risks, is offered by the country’s largest insurer, Ping An. The financial giant also has fintech and healthtech entities under its umbrella. Ping An Teams Up With Bank […]

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French Court of Appeals Upholds Alexander Vinnik’s Sentence

French Court of Appeals Upholds Alexander Vinnik’s Sentence

A court of appeals in France has upheld the verdict in the case against BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik. His lawyers vowed to continue the legal struggle against Vinnik’s return to Greece in order to avoid a likely extradition to the U.S. Court Confirms Vinnik’s 5-year Sentence for Money Laundering The Court of Appeals of Paris […]

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