Pro-Bitcoin Colorado Governor Signs Cryptocurrency-Friendly Bill

Pro-Bitcoin Colorado Governor Signs Cryptocurrency-Friendly Bill

Jared Polis, the Governor of Colorado, has signed a cryptocurrency-friendly bill exempting digital tokens from state securities laws — if their primary purpose is...
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Marshall Islands Digital Currency Needs Work to Satisfy US Regulatory Concerns

The Marshall Islands’ government upcoming digital currency, which will be launched in partnership with Israeli startup Neema, still needs work in order to placate...
Connecticut Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Blockchain Smart Contracts

Connecticut Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Blockchain Smart Contracts

The U.S. state of Connecticut could soon legalize the use of blockchain smart contracts in business. The Commerce Committee of...
Canada Tax Agency Poses Probing Questions to Cryptocurrency Owners

Canada Tax Agency Poses Probing Questions to Cryptocurrency Owners

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has sent an extremely detailed questionnaire to citizens it believes to be in possession of cryptocurrency. Those suspected of...
Indian Supreme Court Advocate Says Cryptocurrencies Cannot Be Regulated

Indian Supreme Court Advocate Says Cryptocurrencies Cannot Be Regulated

A supreme court advocate has explained the limitations of the Indian government’s power to regulate cryptocurrency, determining that the court should not get involved....
Utah Bill Would Exempt Blockchain Firms from Money Transmitter Act

Utah Bill Would Exempt Blockchain Firms from Money Transmitter Act

A lawmaker from the U.S. state of Utah has introduced a bill that would stop blockchain firms from being...
Bahrain Could Squeeze India to Open its Crypto Market and Legalize Bitcoin

Bahrain Could Squeeze India to Open its Crypto Market and Legalize Bitcoin

As per the request of the Reserve Bank of India, the country’s central banking institution, local banks have been...
Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation in Final Stages

Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation in Final Stages

The government of India has told the country’s supreme court that the committee tasked with drafting crypto regulation is in the final stages of...
Indian Crypto Community Rallies to Influence Government’s Decision on Cryptocurrency Regulation

Indian Crypto Community Rallies to Influence Government’s Decision on Cryptocurrency Regulation

In March 2019, cryptocurrency enthusiasts and experts across India will make their voices heard at a nationwide roadshow. They intend to draw up a...
Thailand Bans ICOs From Using Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum Classic

Thailand Bans ICOs From Using Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum Classic

Thailand’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has banned Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum Classic (ETC) for use...
Putin's Order: Russia to Adopt Crypto Regulation by July

Putin’s Order: Russia to Adopt Crypto Regulation by July

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has instructed his country’s government to adopt federal laws relating to cryptocurrency by July this year. Russia has earlier broadened...
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Thai SEC Added 3 Cryptos to List of Crypto Assets Suitable for ICOs and...

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (Thai SEC) has updated the list of cryptocurrencies suitable for use in initial coin offering (ICO) investments and...
35 Countries Urged to Regulate Cryptocurrency Exchanges Like Commercial Banks

35 Countries Urged to Regulate Cryptocurrency Exchanges Like Commercial Banks

The Financial Action Task Force has finalized its requirements for the supervision and monitoring of cryptocurrency service providers. The inter-governmental body has reportedly urged...
Wyoming Signs 4 New Blockchain-Friendly Bills

Wyoming Signs 4 New Blockchain-Friendly Bills

Lawmakers just signed four new blockchain bills in Wyoming, steaming ahead as the most blockchain-friendly state in the U.S. Let’s...
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Supreme Court of India Puts 4-Week Deadline on Release of Crypto Regulation by Government

The Supreme Court of India has reportedly granted four weeks to Indian authorities to come up with cryptocurrency regulation...
Russia to Regulate Crypto While Launching its Own Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

Russia to Regulate Crypto While Launching its Own Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

Russia’s State Duma is planning to pass a resolution on a pending cryptocurrency regulation bill, reported a local source. Oleg...
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US SEC Bitcoin ETF Decision Will Influence Local Crypto Regulation: Korean Official

South Korea has joined the cryptocurrency community when it comes to waiting for the US’ verdict on Bitcoin exchange-traded...
Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided not to impose a penalty on a company that had issued security tokens without its...
Thailand Green Lights Issuance and Trading of Blockchain Securities

Thailand Green Lights Issuance and Trading of Blockchain Securities

The Thai government is moving to allow blockchain-based securities to be issued and traded in the country. According to a...
The SEC Is Now Reviewing 2 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

The SEC Is Now Reviewing 2 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

For the first time since August, there are now multiple bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals sitting before the U.S....

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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...
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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...