Dubai grants crypto exchange company a virtual asset license

Dubai grants crypto exchange company a virtual asset license

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Wednesday that it had been granted a license to operate in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company’s presence in the Middle East has been building up lately, with a crypto service provider license in another Gulf market, Bahrain, coming in earlier this week. Under the Dubai virtual asset provider (VASP) license, Binance will…

G20 ministers endorse ‘historic’ global deal to tax multinationals

G20 finance ministers on Saturday gave their backing to a “historic” global deal to tax multinational companies more fairly and urged hold-out countries to sign up. A framework for international tax reform, including a minimum corporate rate of 15%, was agreed this month by 131 countries. But the endorsement by the 19 biggest economies plus the European Union will help ensure it becomes a reality following years…