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Forbes: Bitcoin energy consumption survey – Investors don’t understand BTC’s energy inefficiency

A new Forbes Advisor survey finds that despite an expressed interest in ESG investments, many Americans familiar with crypto do not understand its potentially negative environmental consequences, particularly Bitcoin (BTC). According to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Bitcoin currently…

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CNBC: Bitcoin production roars back in China despite Beijing’s ban on crypto mining

New research from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School shows that Chinese bitcoin mining activity has quickly rebounded, the article says. By September 2021, China made up just over 22% of the total bitcoin mining…

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Fortune: Despite ban, Bitcoin mining continues in China

Research from Cambridge Judge Business School shows that China is second only to the US in Bitcoin mining. In December 2021, the most recent figures available, China was responsible for 21% of the Bitcoin mined globally (compared to just under…

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Reuters: The communication compliance consequences of hybrid working

Stacey English, Honorary Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored this article about the communication compliance consequences of hybrid working. While government regulators may be geographically neutral, all compliance and security controls must…

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The Daily Mail: Will the world EVER be able to rely on cryptocurrencies? Blockchain technology behind volatile Bitcoin and Ethereum is power-hungry, expensive and insecure, experts claim

A report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School is mentioned in this article about cryptocurrencies. According to the report, the energy burn of Bitcoin is around 144 terawatt-hours per year – more than…

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Bitcoin mining electricity update: new data

New data from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance finds US leads in Bitcoin mining, with resurgence by China to number two. The update includes a first US state-by-state breakdown of mining activity.  New data on global Bitcoin mining released…

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New data: Bitcoin mining electricity update.

The Regulatory Genome Project – a key bridge between research and impact

The Regulatory Genome Project is a unique initiative that underscores the role universities play in knowledge transfer to address crucial issues, says Professor Mauro Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School. By Professor Mauro Guillén Professor Mauro Guillén There is…

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Regulatory innovation in Indonesia

New programme to collaborate with financial services regulators in Indonesia and help create a more enabling regulatory environment for fintech, is announced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Hunter Sims The Cambridge Centre for…

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The Fintech Times: New initiative to advance suptech for financial supervisors and regulators in low-income countries

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School has announced the establishment of the Cambridge SupTech Lab, a new initiative that takes financial supervisors on a journey to shape the future of financial supervision accelerating the…

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Supervisory technology for finance

The SupTech Lab, a new initiative to accelerate creation and adoption of scalable supervisory technology (suptech) solutions for financial supervision, is announced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Cambridge SupTech Lab, a new initiative…

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