Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Bitcoin Miners Could Face Power Restrictions in China

China has long been a bastion of cryptocurrency mining supremacy due to a surplus of power in the country. Some of the world’s largest mining groups, including...

Coinbase Wins Partial Victory Over IRS, Government Data Request Reduced

Coinbase has won a partial victory in their ongoing legal battle with the IRS regarding the disclosure of private user information. According to Coinbase, the government initially sought records on over...

Initial Coin Offerings Horrify a Former S.E.C. Regulator

The former S.E.C. commissioner Joseph Grundfest in his office at Stanford University. Mr. Grundfest said initial coin offerings represent a “pervasive, open and notorious...
SEC Again Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval

SEC Again Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) again delayed a decision on whether to approve or reject a bitcoin...

Policy Easing, New Crypto Classification in South Korea

South Korea has been busy revising its cryptocurrency regulations. The regulators plan to ease the rules on crypto assets in line with G20 policies....

South Korea Releases Official Guidelines for Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Banks

The South Korean government has officially released two sets of previously promised guidelines that specify cryptocurrency regulatory measures. In addition to details of the...

Malaysia to Place Bitcoiners Under Existing Anti-Money Laundering Laws

In order “to prevent the abuse of the system for criminal and unlawful activities and ensuring the stability and integrity of the financial system,” Bank...

Crypto Regulation a Top Priority for World Governments

With the recent rise in mainstream popularity of cryptocurrencies and the ever-present allegations of cybertheft and market manipulation, it has become a top priority...

Liechtenstein to Avoid ‘Excessive’ Blockchain Regulation, Says Prime Minister

Blockchain technology is driving economic transformation, and Liechtenstein wants to be in the front seat, according to the country's prime minister. As such, the Liechtenstein...
Spain Thwarts Bitcoin ATM Scam, Prompting Regulatory Debate Worldwide

Spain Thwarts Bitcoin ATM Scam, Prompting Regulatory Debate Worldwide

Bitcoin ATMs are not currently governed by EU money laundering regulations, and arrests coordinated by Spanish police and Europol in May are bringing new...

EU Lawmaker Wants Standard Regulations to Allow ‘Passport’ for ICOs

A European lawmaker believes that new regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs) are the key to making them more "accessible" within the European Union. Ashley...

Kansas Commission: Political Candidates Cannot Accept Bitcoin

A government ethics body in Kansas is advising political candidates to not accept bitcoin. New guidance from the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission indicates that election...

German Central Banker: Cryptocurrencies Must Be Regulated On a Global Scale

The director of Germany's central bank believes that bitcoin should be regulated through an international set of rules rather than on a national scale. Bundesbank...

Gov’t of Uzbekistan to Licence Crypto Exchanges, Mining Centers, and ICOs

The Korean Blockchain Business Association (KOBEA) and the government of Uzbekistan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish the country’s first government-licensed crypto exchange. The...

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...

German Central Bank Director: Crypto Regulations Must Be International

Joachim Wuermeling, a member of the board of Germany's Bundesbank, has suggested that any attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies would require international cooperation. Speaking at an...

Crypto Investment Firm Violates Securities Laws, Warns Philippines

The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning over a cryptocurrency investment platform that it alleges is offering unregistered securities. According to...
How the EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

How the EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

Leading up to the G20 summit in June, the Financial Stability Board has detailed how the European Union and...

Massive Cryptocurrency Heist Spurs Call for More Regulation

At 2:57 a.m. on Friday morning in Tokyo, someone hacked into the digital wallet of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc. and pulled off one of the...

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...

Stay connected

825FansLike
547FollowersFollow
860FollowersFollow
2,332FollowersFollow

Latest News

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...
Avatar

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...