Crypto & ESG Report

by Cici Lu October 19, 2021

Over the course of 2021, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in crypto has been a strong topic of conversation, particularly in the wake of bitcoin’s strong price movement and increase in global adoption. At Apollo Capital we pay strong attention to ESG within crypto and would like to address concerns over the possible negative externalities […]

A Review of Australian Crypto Laws

by Tim Johnston September 8, 2020

Australia is yet to regulate digital currencies other than for money laundering and counter-terrorism purposes. Other than operating digital currency exchanges, Australia does not have specific laws or a specific framework that regulates crypto assets. Australia is relying on applying old laws to fit around crypto assets, rather than developing new laws specifically tailored to […]

Rewriting the Protocol of Society

by Henrik Andersson October 22, 2019

Front page of Australian newspapers October 21, 2019 In Computer Science a protocol is a specification of the rules of a communication system — it’s a foundational standard that we can lean on and build more complex applications on top of. In Western democracies, the fundamental rights, or put another way, the protocol of a society is […]

Crypto Regulation: The Latest

by Tim Johnston June 8, 2018

Last week the Apollo Capital team dialled into a webinar focused on crypto regulation. The webinar was jointly held by CoinDesk and DLA Piper. A panel of experts reported on the recent gathering of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) on crypto regulation. The session was one of the most comprehensive meetings of senior regulators, […]