The DFS Observatory At Columbia University

Welcome! The Digital Financial Services Observatory is housed by CITI at Columbia University Business School in New York. It is funded by the Gates Foundation.

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In an effort to protect the general public, the Kenya Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has issued a cautionary statement on participation in Kenicoin with a reminder that activities appear to be following conduct that requires approval by the Authority which has not, as of yet, been issued.

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The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) announced that it would begin the first of two sandbox framework phases, accepting applications for innovations concerning Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) and usage of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) within the gaming industry.

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