London, 15 March 2019: Global Digital Finance (GDF), the industry membership body that promotes the adoption of best practices and conduct standards for crypto assets and digital finance technologies, has announced the appointment of their Advisory Council on the 14th March 2019.

The Advisory Council will support GDF in developing its global strategy and growing a community membership of firms who wish to self-attest their compliance to the Code of Conduct. The Council members include patron members Circle, Coinbase, ConsenSys, DLA Piper, Diginex, Hogan Lovells and R3 and founding members Archax, Cambrial, CryptoCompare, Messari, Metaco, Radix, Solidus Labs, Steptoe & Johnson LLP and Templum, Inc.

Charles Hayter, CEO of CryptoCompare, said:

“We fully support the governance efforts of GDF and their intention to create holistic, industry-led best practices for both market participants and regulators. Their work is essential at a time of rapid change for our industry, vital in improving the integrity of digital asset markets and the development of crypto regulation that is proportionate and fit for purpose.”

He added:

“We are proud to be a founding member of GDF and play our part in bringing rigour to the market. As a market data provider we work with more than 130 crypto exchanges to bring institutional and retail investors accurate, reliable data sets to make more informed, confident investment decisions. We care deeply about our data methodology and act as central authority for clear and concise information, offering market participants unrivalled breadth, scope and depth of data, bridging the gap between the crypto asset and traditional financial markets.”

The full GDF press release can be found here.

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CryptoCompare is the global cryptocurrency market data provider, offering retail and institutional investors real-time, high-quality and reliable market and pricing data on 5,000+ coins and 200,000+ currency pairs globally, bridging the gap between the crypto asset and traditional financial markets.

By aggregating and analysing tick data from globally recognised exchanges and seamlessly integrating different datasets in the cryptocurrency price, CryptoCompare provides a comprehensive overview of the market and a fundamental value matrix. At a granular level, CryptoCompare produces cryptocurrency trade data, order book data, block explorer data and social data, taxonomy reports and a suite of cryptocurrency indices.

Acting as a gatekeeper for reliable, accurate and clean data, that can be trusted as the basis for investment decisions, CryptoCompare adheres to rigorous standards to safeguard data integrity, normalising global data sources to ensure consistency and confidence in the market.

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