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Client Profile: CEX.io

CEX.IO is a cross-platform cryptocurrency exchange offering simple, no-nonsense trading via web and mobile app. The company primarily markets itself as a Bitcoin exchange, but also facilitates other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum and Dash. The service is ideal for both seasoned traders and beginners alike, offering the ability to purchase Bitcoin in an instant.

Founded in 2013, the company was the first cloud mining provider, however, this service was suspended in 2015 as the company continued to grow and evolve its service base. In December 2016 CEX.IO launched its affiliate program rewarding affiliates for referrals to the site.

In July 2019, CEX.IO was granted a DLT Operator Licence by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. The company was advised and guided thoughout this process by the Hassans FinTech team.

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“We have been looking for a regulation like a DLT Licence for a while already, as it can positively impact our business. The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission did a great job with clear requirements, responsiveness and valuable feedback.”

“Concerning the application, having Hassans as an advisor definitely makes a huge difference due to their experience in the region and industry.”

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The World’s Biggest Brands Choose Hassans

From low corporate tax rates to business-friendly regulation, an efficient legal and financial system, to world-class infrastructure – there are plenty of reasons why so many of the world’s biggest companies choose Gibraltar.

As the largest law firm in Gibraltar, who helped spark the genesis of the jurisdiction’s crypto industry, Hassans is the natural choice for anyone looking to establish a crypto-based business in Gibraltar.

Our firm advises on issues ranging from property and employment law to taxation. Our dedicated FinTech advisors, meanwhile, will work closely with you and your team, providing guidance on a broad range of issues such as establishing a business presence in Gibraltar, DLT Licence applications and ICO and Gibraltar’s upcoming token regulations.

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