Indian Lawmakers Propose Adoption of 10-Year Jail Term for Crypto Dealings

Indian Lawmakers Propose Adoption of 10-Year Jail Term for Crypto Dealings

Indian lawmakers have reportedly proposed to enforce a 10-year jail term for citizens who deal with cryptocurrencies, local financial news agency BloombergQuint reports on...
India's Central Bank Denies Knowledge of Bill to Ban Cryptocurrencies

India’s Central Bank Denies Knowledge of Bill to Ban Cryptocurrencies

India’s crypto regulation is reportedly ready and there has been much speculation about what it contains. An Indian lawyer has gotten some answers from...
Vancouver Bitcoin ATM Ban Is Wildly Misplaced

Vancouver Bitcoin ATM Ban Is Wildly Misplaced

Since Vancouver police described Bitcoin ATMs as ‘an ideal money-laundering vehicle’, the  council are considering banning them. Problem solved,...
Japan Unleashes 200 Tax Suits to Chase Undeclared Cryptocurrency Gains

Japan Unleashes 200 Tax Suits to Chase Undeclared Cryptocurrency Gains

Japan is adding to its impressive compliance charge on cryptocurrencies by honing in on tax evasion. Through more stringent...
Japan's Crypto Traders May Face Closer Scrutiny Over Tax Avoidance

Japan’s Crypto Traders May Face Closer Scrutiny Over Tax Avoidance

Japanese tax authorities are planning to take action on the under-reporting of cryptocurrency-based profits. According to a report by The...
Japan: Tax Authorities Say Crypto Traders Owe Them $93 Million

Tax Authorities Say Crypto Traders Owe Them $93 Million

Japan-based entities have failed to report their crypto gains valued at 10 billion yen ($93 million) over the past several years by March 2019,...
The SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO

The SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Kik for allegedly running an unregistered securities sale when it...
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Hong Kong’s Securities Regulator Calls for Crypto Regulation to Confront Fraud

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong has expressed concern over the lack of regulation for dealing with fraud in the crypto...
Japan Advances New Crypto Bill, Regulator Explains

Japan Advances New Crypto Bill, Regulator Explains

Japan’s House of Representatives has passed a new cryptocurrency bill with additional requests for the government to incorporate into law. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Japan’s...
Australian Securities Watchdog Updates Guidance on ICOs and Crypto Assets

Australian Securities Watchdog Updates Guidance on ICOs and Crypto Assets

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued updated regulatory guidance for businesses involved with ICOs and crypto...
Zuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

Zuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

SEC guidance has created a more attractive environment for regulated tech firms like Facebook to offer proprietary cryptoassets integrated into their existing products that...
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Russia Delays Adoption of Crypto Regulation Due to FATF Order to Legislate Bitcoin

Russia has postponed the adoption of crypto legislation due to a requirement from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), local news...
'We Will Refile and Reengage' - US Gov't Shutdown Halts Bitcoin ETF

SEC Wants These Questions Answered After Another Bitcoin ETF Delay

There was a glimmer of hope that the VanEck Bitcoin ETF would make history gaining SEC approval. Alas, that...
Bahamas Securities Regulator Proposes Rules for Token Sales

Bahamas Securities Regulator Proposes Rules for Token Sales

The Bahamas’ securities regulator is pushing for a new framework for token projects, aiming to turn the island nation...
SEC Finally Coming for ICOs? Poloniex Delists 9 Crypto Tokens

SEC Finally Coming for ICOs? Poloniex Delists 9 Crypto Tokens

Rumors of an SEC crackdown are flying after Poloniex said it will delist nine crypto tokens including DCR for...
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...
Liechtenstein’s Government Passes New Regulation Concerning Blockchain and Tokens

Liechtenstein’s Government Passes New Regulation Concerning Blockchain and Tokens

The government of Liechtenstein announced that it has passed new token, virtual asset service provider and blockchain regulation. The government...
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Australia Tax Office Tries To Track Down Cryptocurrency-Tax Evaders

Thus far, Australian cryptocurrency traders have been able to avoid the gaze of the tax man without too much...
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New Regulation Allows for Digital Shares, Tokenized Securities

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deputy secretary-general Tipsuda Thavaramara has said that the recently introduced regulation allows for the issuance of digital...
11 Cryptocurrency Initiatives Indian Government Has Taken

11 Cryptocurrency Initiatives Indian Government Has Taken

The Indian government has engaged in numerous crypto-related initiatives and projects while actively drafting the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. Below are 11 crypto-specific initiatives...

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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...