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Darius McQuaid

Darius McQuaid is a finance reporter who has written business stories for the Daily Express, where he specialised in Brexit, the US markets and cryptocurrencies. He has reported on various financial issues including pensions, bridging loans and funds and was recognised by the ADVFN International Financial Awards for his “outstanding” cryptocurrency coverage. Previously he was editor of HRreview, a finalist in the Drum Online Media Awards. His personal interests include swimming, squash, music and TV/films.

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A boy wearing a Brazilian jersey is seen walking past a wall painted with the Brazilian flag
Does Brazil’s crypto bill make it the new El Salvador?

The bill will establish a ‘virtual service provider’ licence for crypto companies in Brazil

Darius McQuaid12:43, 23 December 2022
Coinbase logodisplayed on a smartphone screen beside Bitcoin cryptocurrencies
Coinbase secures European customers via Ireland

Cormac Dinan, who has worked for and Deloitte, has been made country director of Coinbase Ireland

Darius McQuaid14:37, 22 December 2022
Google logo is seen during the reopening of Google office in a historical building at the Main Square in Krakow, Poland on 29 November, 2022
Former BlockFi VP to lead Google’s Web 3.0 efforts

FTX bailed out BlockFi in June but FTX itself filed for bankruptcy five months later

Darius McQuaid11:44, 22 December 2022
Conservative MP Jo Johnson, former minister and brother of Boris Johnson, is seen at the Houses of Parliament in London on 20 June, 2019
Boris Johnson’s brother quits as special adviser to Binance

Binance claimed Johnson did this to focus on his work at FutureLearn, a digital education platform

Darius McQuaid16:28, 21 December 2022
Alaska Anchorage Downtown Skyline
Alaska adds ‘virtual currency’ to its money transmission regulatory regime

People from Alaska want to invest in BTC the most out of all cryptos

Darius McQuaid13:03, 21 December 2022
 FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried (C) is led away handcuffed by officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force in Nassau, Bahamas on 13 December, 2022
Bankman-Fried political donations: who could FTX ask for its money back?

FTX donated millions to both the US Democratic and Republican parties before its dramatic collapse

Darius McQuaid16:22, 20 December 2022
BlockFi name and logo displayed on a phone with the FTX logo behind on a laptop screen
BlockFi bankruptcy: Can troubled crypto lender resume withdrawals despite FTX exposure?

BlockFi said it learnt about FTX’s situation via Twitter, like the rest of the world

Darius McQuaid15:00, 20 December 2022
Two golden bitcoins drop into a tank of water
Bitcoin SV rises: BSV up following news of ‘Reddit-killer’ Boardz

Boardz has insisted it’s not just a forum for crypto users but ‘it’s for everyone’

Darius McQuaid17:32, 16 December 2022
Portrait of former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison
Where is Caroline Ellison? New York sightings prompt speculation former Alameda CEO, SBF ex has cut deal with prosecutors

Sam Bankman-Fried has been charged by the SEC for defrauding equity investors

Darius McQuaid15:16, 15 December 2022
Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO, Chiliz &, speaking at Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal
CHZ up 3.51% as Chiliz launches new sports memorabilia authentication service

In 2022, Chiliz increased the number of staff that work for the company by more than 70%

Darius McQuaid13:19, 15 December 2022
A woman holds a smartphone with the Shiba Inu (SHIB) logo displayed on the screen
Shiba Inu’s Shibarium: What is it and when does it launch?

A SHIB developer’s tweet has resulted in speculation about when Shibarium will be released

Darius McQuaid16:12, 14 December 2022
 Elon Musk attends the 2022 Met Gala Celebrating
Elon Musk: ‘PayPal has become a Black Mirror episode’

Peter Thiel, co-founder and former CEO of PayPal, has called the company ‘totalitarian’

Darius McQuaid12:46, 14 December 2022
Representation of bitcoin
Crypto market up 3.53% following SBF arrest and US CPI news – here’s the day’s biggest risers

The uplift in the crypto market came on the same day the latest US CPI figures were released

Darius McQuaid16:53, 13 December 2022
Artificial intelligence robot touching futuristic data screen upgrade: FET leaps 32% after refresh to mainnet wallet is West Ham United’s official AI Partner

Darius McQuaid15:10, 9 December 2022
 Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill 8 December, 2021 in Washington, DC
FTX: number of class action lawsuits against SBF reaches seven

Both Tom Brady and Stephen Curry were named in some of the lawsuits

Darius McQuaid12:34, 9 December 2022

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