BitOasis expands in Bahrain after Dubai authorities lift suspension

The Bahrain arm of BitOasis will house a small team as it works to launch a new platform in Bahrain during the second half of 2024

How MENA is dominating the global crypto market

Here’s why MENA is world’s fastest-growing crypto market

Cryptocurrency is more than just a new asset class, it represents a fundamental change in how assets are managed and verified


Fastex announces opening of its new office at Dubai World Trade Center’s One Central

The expansion and the location demonstrate Fastex’s dedication to growth and integration within the Dubai business landscape

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Virtual assets: Why VASPs should stay on the right side of the law

The UAE is ushering in a new era of regulatory oversight for virtual asset activities. We speak to Karm Legal Consultants about what this means for virtual asset service providers

OKX receives VASP licence from Dusai’s VARA

Crypto exchange OKX secures VASP licence from Dubai’s VARA

When operational, the licence will enable the company to provide spot services and spot-pairs services to qualified retail clients


Dubai’s VARA fines Three Arrows founders over OPNX crypto project

VARA became aware in February that OPNX was soliciting customers for its platform and collecting personal data

Dubai’s VARA, DET to establish market assurance standards for virtual assets

The MoU strengthens VARA’s aim to achieve full transparency and market conduct adherence across virtual asset service providers licenced to operate in Dubai

Binance receives MVP licence in Dubai

Binance receives Minimum Viable Product licence from Dubai’s VARA

The Operational MVP licence will allow Binance to offer exchange and broker-dealer services, initially to institutional and qualified retail investors

VARA suspends BitOasis’ MVP operational license

Here’s why VARA has chastised crypto exchange BitOasis

The crypto exchange platform said it will not accept any new clients until it fully complies with VARA requirements

BitOasis is poised to become the first to receive an FMP licence

BitOasis secures MVP operational license from Dubai’s VARA

The crypto trading platform plans to launch new virtual asset products with a continued focus on driving accessibility and consumer protection

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Karm Legal’s Kokila Alagh on advancements in virtual assets regulation

VARA has come out with detailed regulations and rulebooks for the virtual assets sector, indicating just how fast things are moving


DMCC, TDeFi to support Web3, blockchain firms

The accelerator programme will offer mentorship and sessions on a range of topics related to crypto and scaling a business