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Central Bank of Iran Plans Comprehensive Review of Cryptocurrency Policy

The Central Bank of Iran plans to conduct a comprehensive review of its policies covering Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The move was made after...

Philippine Regulator Plans to Legalize Cryptocurrencies, Classify as Securities

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it is considering steps to legalize the use of digital currencies in the country by...

South Korea Is Investigating Methods to Tax Bitcoin Users

Kim Dong-yeon, South Korea’s deputy prime minister and the minister of strategy and finance, revealed earlier this week that the government is investigating various...

South Korea Imposes Six Conditions for Crypto Exchanges to Operate

The government of South Korea is preparing a bill which attempts to prohibit all transactions involving cryptocurrencies including bitcoin unless they take place through...

SEC suspends trading of red-hot bitcoin stock

The Securities and Exchange Commission suspended trading Tuesday of The Crypto Company until January 3, citing "concerns regarding the accuracy and adequacy of information"...

Public Firm Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Falsely Claiming Link to Bitcoin

An application for a class action lawsuit against Apollo Power (TASE: APLP) has been submitted to the Tel Aviv District Court. The solar energy...

Bitfury as Big Brother: Mining Company Tracks Bitcoiners

Bitfury Group announced they’re concerned about the advent of bitcoin users having multiple wallet addresses, which the company views as leading to greater anonymity...

France Appoints a Cryptocurrency ‘Mission Leader’

Week after week regulators and governments have been announcing plans to regulate digital currencies like bitcoin. This week in France on January 15 the...

South Korea Allows Cryptocurrency Trading for Real-Name Registered Accounts

Six Korean banks will begin allowing the simultaneous opening of accounts, deposits and withdrawals, as well as transfers of funds between these accounts and exchanges, beginning on January...

Coinbase Sends American Clients IRS Tax Form 1099-K

If you are an American client of Coinbase and made plenty of transactions during 2017, you better check your email. The company sent out...

IMF Chief Lagarde: Global Cryptocurrency Regulation Is ‘Inevitable’

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, has stated that international regulatory action on cryptocurrencies is "inevitable." Lagarde, who is the managing director of...

Turkish Lawmaker Proposes National Cryptocurrency

Politicians in Turkey are reportedly looking to launch a national cryptocurrency. According to a report by Al-Monitor, Ahmet Kenan Tanrikulu, the deputy chair of Turkey's Nationalist Movement...

Mexican Cryptocurrency Regulations Approved by Congress

Mexico’s bill to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges has been approved by the country’s lower house of Congress and is now awaiting the signature of President...

India Can’t Regulate Bitcoin Says Official

Indian authorities have been struggling to grasp the crypto phenomenon for quite some time now – years, to be more precise. The inability to...

President Of The Atlanta Federal Reserve Declares ‘Crypto Is Not Currency’

President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael Bostic recently took a negative stance toward cryptocurrency investments at the annual meeting of Hope Global Forums, urging...

Pakistan Central Bank Bans Banks from Cryptocurrency, ICO Transactions

Pakistan’s central bank has told banks and other financial services providers not to support virtual currency transactions. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) advised...

SEC is cautiously open to initial coin offerings, commissioner says

Regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission are still worried about the cryptocurrency fundraising craze known as initial coin offerings. But the agency is not looking...

CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an advisory for exchanges and clearinghouses providing guidance pertaining to the assessment and listing...

All Regulated Japanese Exchanges to Prohibit Insider Trading and Privacy Coins

The association comprising of 16 government-approved cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan has reportedly provided a sneak peak of its self-regulatory rules. The focuses are on...

India’s Supreme Court Sets September Date for Final Cryptocurrency Petition Hearing

India’s Supreme Court has upheld the central bank’s directive of prohibiting banks from offering services to the domestic cryptocurrency sector following a hearing today. On...

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