Diginex Becomes First Asian Firm to Join Blockchain Alliance

Hong Kong based Diginex, a digital financial services startup joins Blockchain Alliance, becoming the first firm in Asia to do so.

Alliances of Diginex

Diginex claimed to be the “first fully diversified blockchain player on Nasdaq”.

On Oct. 9 Diginex announced it is now ‘part of the public-private forum of firms and organizations promoting the secure development of blockchain.’

The company was co-founded in 2015 by the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Coin Center and led by international law firm Steptoe & Johnson.

According to the organization’s website crypto companies such as Coinbase and Kraken and payments firms, Circle and Ripple are among the industry members.

Blockchain and Regulators Alliance

Major international regulatory entities such as Interpol and Europol are also included in the association.

Diginex states that the alliance has more than 100 industry and government agencies in 19 countries.

CEO of Diginex, Richard Byworth stresses the importance of the Blockchain Alliance.

The organization aims to provide a channel between blockchain-focused firms and government authorities to minimize risk in the industry.

“We are delighted to be the first firm in Asia to join this strong forum of experts, where we intend to be a key voice in driving dialogue between law enforcement, regulators and industry.” Richard Byworth

‘The Blockchain Alliance is not the first blockchain-related industry body joined by Diginex.

As Cointelegraph reported, the startup is also a member of the Global Digital Finance, a major industry association developing a global code of conduct for cryptocurrencies.’

Source: Cointelegraph | Image: cryptoninjas.net

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