Dutch Financial Regulator Warns Investing in Initial Coin Offerings Very Risky

Dutch financial regulator, the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) has warned investors about the risks in the market for new digital currencies, including...

FCA Issues Warning Regarding Cryptocurrency CFDs

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a warning aimed at retail investors who may be considering or soliciting cryptocurrency CFDs (contracts...

Singapore’s Central Bank Outlines When ICOs Are and Aren’t Securities

Singapore's de facto central bank has published new guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs), outlining how token sales would be viewed under its securities...

Indecisive Government Causes Bitcoin to Land in India’s Supreme Court

When governments dither over policy decisions, courts often have to step in to provide guidance. A petition seeking the government to act on Bitcoin...

Top SEC Accountant Wants Auditor Eyes on Crypto

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission's top accountant has a message: private practitioners should hone their cryptocurrency skills. That recommendation of sorts was featured in...

The IRS May Get Approval to Conduct Coinbase Tax Probe

This week the battle between the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the San Francisco firm Coinbase is heating up once again as a...

European Union Issues Two ICO Warnings

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued two same-day warnings concerning initial coin offerings (ICO) on 13 November after the preceding weekend was witness to...

What’s Mine Is Mine: China Spooks With Mining Legality Blunder

A Chinese electricity provider has caused confusion after it sent a notice to clients telling them to deny service to “illegal” Bitcoin miners. According to multiple sources including local Caixin,...

China Bans Bitcoin Mining? Rumors Fly as Notices Appear In Press

Chinese Bitcoin mining farms are reportedly receiving immediate cease and desist notices from authorities. Bitcoin Mining Now ‘Illegal’? Evidence surfacing on Twitter added to an article...

South Korean Exchange Bithumb Faces Major Lawsuit due to Server Outage

South Korea has quickly become the biggest region for cryptocurrency trading. Unlike China, South Korea is open-minded when it comes to cryptocurrencies in general....

Alleged BTC-e Co-owner Transferred to Prison in Athens

According to Alexander Vinnik’s lawyer Timofei Musatov, Mr. Vinnik has been transferred from Saloniki to Athens due to the forthcoming court session in Greece’s...

Regulator of Netherlands warns investors of ICO-related risks

The financial authorities of the Netherlands noted that Initial Coin Offerings are surrounded by extreme rush and call investors to be vigilant, although they...

More ICO Warnings As EU Issues Two Regulatory Statements

European Union regulators have issued two further warnings on ICOs, directed at both investors and participating businesses. Released Monday, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)...

Russian Central Bank Pushes For ‘Professional’ Miners Taxation

The deputy head of Russia’s central bank Olga Skorobogatova has stated that cryptocurrency mining as a business has to be registered and taxed. The official...

Dutch Regulator: ICO Environment Is a ‘Dangerous Cocktail’

Regulators have issued a new warning to investors in the Netherlands about putting money into initial coin offerings (ICOs). The Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) –...

EU markets agency warns new crypto coins could prove worthless

Europe's top markets regulator has warned investors about the pitfalls of buying newly issued crypto coins, an experimental and unregulated form of online crowd...

Operation to Bypass China’s Capital Controls Using Bitcoin Ends up in South Korean Court

A South Korean police officer has been indicted for his role in an operation to bypass China’s capital controls. Using bitcoin to transfer the...

US Treasury Department Investigates Illegal Uses of Bitcoin

US Treasury Department Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that his department is conducting an investigation on the illegal applications of the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin. He claimed...

Germany’s Top Financial Regulator Warns Against Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Risks

Germany's top financial regulator, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has issued a warning to investors bout the risk of investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs). This move...

Trump’s Treasury Secretary: “We are Looking Very Carefully and Will Continue to Look at”...

Trump administration Treasury Secretary, Steven Terner Mnuchin, in a recent interview, largely about US tax code and proposed cuts, gave his first public comments regarding...

Stay connected

839FansLike
575FollowersFollow
1,162FollowersFollow
2,577FollowersFollow

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...