Gibraltar Bill Passage Paves Way for Blockchain Regulations

Lawmakers in Gibraltar approved a piece of legislation last week that advances the government's broader plans for blockchain. On Dec. 6, legislators cleared a bill that amends...

Trading Bitcoin for an Altcoin Won’t Shield You From the IRS Anymore

Any American bitcoin investors who were hoping to avoid paying taxes for their profits this year by trading them for altcoins are in for...

Ross Ulbricht’s Fate in the Hands of the US Supreme Court

Ross Ulbricht formally submitted a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), seeking a hearing for the overturn of a decision...

Chinese Authorities Ask Local Miners to Submit Monthly Status Reports

Xinjiang Province regulators have issued an official document informing local bitcoin miners to submit status reports on a specific schedule. An Orderly Exit Bitcoin mining companies...

Why Crypto Regulation Should Not Mean Prohibition

Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are here to stay, and banks and governments are concerned. With the momentum that the budding markets have built in recent...

China Moves to Crack Down on Digital Currency Pyramid Schemes

China's public security ministry said on Friday that it will take aim at pyramid schemes in the country, including those that purportedly involve cryptocurrencies. In a...

Hawaiian Bills Would Capture Crypto Under Money Transmission Law

Two bills introduced in the Hawaiian Senate last week are aiming to define and include virtual currencies within domain of the state's Money Transmitters...

India’s Tax Department Issues Notices to 100,000 Crypto Investors

India’s Income Tax Department recently announced that it has issued notices to 100,000 cryptocurrency investors. The announcement came in light of government surveys into...

Lawmakers Renew Calls for US to Lead on Crypto Innovation

"Cryptocurrency networks are much more than alternatives to the dollar or payment mechanisms." That was the message delivered to the heads of the Securities and...

BOE’s Carney Calls for Regulation to End Cryptocurrency Anarchy

(Bloomberg) -- is calling for greater regulation to bring the era of cryptocurrency “anarchy” to end. The Bank of England governor said Friday the “time...

Former Thai Finance Minister Calls for Crypto Regulation

A former finance minister of Thailand has voiced his support for new regulations around cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Korn Chatikavanij previously served as the...

Smart Contracts Now Recognized Under Tennessee Law

The governor of Tennessee has signed a bill that legally recognizes blockchain data and smart contracts under state law. Governor Bill Haslam signed the measure on Thursday,...

Japanese Financial Regulator Temporarily Halts Activities Of Two Crypto Exchanges

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has ordered the suspension of two more cryptocurrency exchanges and sent a business improvement notice to another, following a series...

SEC: ICO Tokens Should Be Regulated as Securities, Not Bitcoin

The role of cryptocurrencies was thrust into the spotlight during a hearing between Congress and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The US House of...

Polish Finance Ministry Rolls Back Crypto Tax, Promises Smarter Regulation

Poland’s Ministry of Finance will temporarily suspend tax collection for cryptocurrencies, the Polish Press Agency (PAP) reported May 18. The Ministry says it will conduct an “in-depth...

Canadian Exchanges to Report Transactions Over $10k per Proposed Regulations

Canadian bitcoin investors and cryptocurrency traders are going to be subjected to an increased level of market surveillance soon if the government has its...

Only 12 out of 23 Korean Crypto Exchanges Pass Probe – Inspector Under Fire

The self-regulatory inspection of South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges is complete. Fourteen out of 23 exchanges agreed to be inspected. Twelve met the self-regulatory standards...

Australian Regulator Hints at Increased Crypto Exchange and ICO Scrutiny

Australian regulator the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has revealed plans to increase scrutiny of cryptocurrency exchanges and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in its ‘Corporate Plan’ published this...

CFTC Meeting Hears Renewed Calls for Crypto Self-Regulation

Satoshi Nakamoto was most likely not a Russian money launderer, but that theory was briefly proposed during a meeting hosted by the Commodity Futures...

Nigeria’s Biggest Opposition Candidate Promises Cryptocurrency Regulation

Ahead of Nigeria’s general elections in February 2019, Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)-  the country’s largest opposition party...

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Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Independent public charity Fidelity Charitable has received $100 million in cryptocurrency donations, according to its recently published report. In its “2019 Giving Report,” Fidelity Charitable...
Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects...
SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

The long and uncertain road toward crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs) being approved by the United States Securities and Exchange...
Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America is seeking to patent a “partitioned” security system for digital currency wallets that gives different users...
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Coinbase Admits Putting 3,500 Traders’ Crypto Funds at Risk

A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its...