Crypto Surveillance for Market Manipulation

The importance of building transparency and ensuring confidence in an emerging, disruptive market.

Wash Trading Is Prevalent in
33%
Of All Transactions
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Countering the Threat
Manipulation undermines the fairness and efficiency of cryptocurrency markets. All participants should have an equal opportunity to participate, and if they do not trust the prices, they will not trade - causing investors and an array of other stakeholders to suffer.
Wash Trading Is Prevalent in
33%
Of All Transactions
The Importance of Maintaining Market Integrity

As long as financial markets have existed, there have been attempts to manipulate them. Cryptocurrency markets are no exception and the regulations governing this new asset class are sparse, leaving them vulnerable to hacking, fraud, money laundering and other criminal activity. We explore how market manipulation is impacting cryptocurrency exchanges as well as preventative measures to stop abusive behavior before it happens. 

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  • The Case for Crypto Market Surveillance

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    The Case for Crypto Market Surveillance

    The importance of maintaining market integrity in crypto exchanges.

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  • Top 3 Behaviors to Monitor in Crypto Markets

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    Top 3 Behaviors to Monitor in Crypto Markets

    Market manipulation comes in many forms, but when it comes to crypto, exchanges & regulators should be monitoring for three forms. Learn more.

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  • Cryptocurrency Regulation Summary: 2020 Edition

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    Cryptocurrency Regulation Summary: 2020 Edition

    A snapshot of the latest developments in cryptocurrency regulation.

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    Nasdaq Market Surveillance Brochure

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Top 3 Behaviors to Monitor in Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Wash Trading

When a trader excessively buys and sells securities in order to feed misleading information into the market and generate false volumes. Often focused on instruments that are traded less or by smaller trading platforms looking to attract attention.

Layering & Spoofing

When a trader places orders to give misleading indication of supply and demand, with no intention of trading.

Pump & Dump

When a trader attempts to increase the price through buying activity or misleading information. Normally the trader has an existing position which they sell at the higher price.

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At the start of 2020
5.1K
crypto assets existed
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Cryptocurrency Regulation Around the World
Regulators in numerous countries have made statements about crypto assets - some are more progressive than others. It is imperative that countries instill rules and guidelines for trading new asset classes in order to uphold market integrity and investor confidence.
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At the start of 2020
5.1K
crypto assets existed

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