Thai SEC Expects to Approve Country’s First ICO Portal This Month

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly revealed that it expects to approve the country’s first portal for initial coin offerings (ICOs) this...

Bitcoin Regulation is Simple in Theory, Incredibly Complex in Reality

Regulators have been struggling to come to a consensus, keep in touch and set a working relationship with Cryptocurrencies since they became big enough to...

Zimbabwe’s Central Bank Bans Financial Institutions From All Crypto Dealings

Zimbabwe’s central bank has recently banned dometic financial institutions from dealing with cryptocurrencies, local media outlet NewsDay reports today, May 12. According to the report, the Reserve Bank...

Tax Loophole Closing For South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The South Korean government is working on taxing cryptocurrency transactions. While the media reports that up to 24.2 percent taxes will be collected this...

Belgian Tax Authority Going After Crypto Investors

Cryptocurrency investments have attracted the attention of tax authorities in Belgium. Several investigations have been opened into cases of Belgian citizens who have traded...

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...

SEC Official: Cryptocurrency Investment Funds Raise Questions

The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission's investment management office said the agency is weighing questions related to newly-registered funds that plan to...

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...

Presidential Decree Sets the Stage for Legalizing Cryptocurrencies in Uzbekistan

The executive power in Uzbekistan has advanced towards legalizing cryptocurrencies and implementing blockchain technology in both government and economy. A new decree signed by...

Arizona’s Governor Signs Latest Blockchain Bill Into Law

Arizona corporations can now hold and share data on a blockchain following the signing of new legislation into law by the U.S. state's governor. The bill,...

Another FUD String to JP Morgan Bow: Governments Will Ban Bitcoin, Mike Bell

In what looks like another well-timed attack out of JP Morgan, another one of their top men have made broad and sweeping statements against...

Don’t Hate EU Internet Regulation – Defy It

The European Union has come in for criticism over its repeated attempts to regulate the web. Critics assert that waves of EU legislation are...

New York State Legislature Proposes Creation of Cryptocurrency Task Force

The banks committee of the New York state legislature voted on Wednesday, May 30 to progress a bill that would create a digital currency task force....

UK Financial Watchdog to Further Scrutinize ICOs

The UK's financial watchdog announced last Friday that it will carry out a deeper analysis on the applicability of national laws to the initial coin...

US Lawmakers Push for ‘Blockchain’ Definition in New Congressional Bill

A bipartisan bill recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives proposes creating a "consensus-based definition of blockchain." Representatives Doris Matsui and Brett Guthrie – both...

Japan’s Financial Regulator Enhances Risk Screening Process for Crypto Exchanges

Japan’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), will fortify the process of registration screening for cryptocurrency exchanges, local media outlet The Japan Times reports September...
SEC Chair Clayton Affirms Agency's Stance Ether Is No Longer a Security

SEC Chair Clayton Affirms Agency’s Stance Ether Is No Longer a Security

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s chairman has seconded a colleague’s analysis that found the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency likely...

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...

Indian Lawyer Files Petition Demanding Cryptocurrency Regulations

An Indian lawyer has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to force action on the regulation of cryptocurrencies in the country. Bivas Chatterjee, a Kolkata-based...
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Huobi Secures Its FSA License in Japan, Other Large Players Are Pending

On Jan. 17, Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi, one of the largest players on the market, relaunched as a fully...

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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...
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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...