Austrian Financial Authority Calls for Tighter Regulation of ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

Austrian Financial Authority Calls for Tighter Regulation of ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

Board directors of the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA), Klaus Kumpfmüller and Helmut Ettl, have have offered proposals for stricter regulations on cry...
As a Result Of The Ban On Advertising, ICOs Are Turning to Influential Social Media

As a Result Of The Ban On Advertising, ICOs Are Turning to Influential Social Media

Apparently, many ICO-projects are forced to ask for help from influential social media. This is done in order to prohibit advertising on the leading platforms.
The New Strategy of the South Korean Government Towards Cryptocurrencies

The New Strategy of the South Korean Government Towards Cryptocurrencies

Kim Yong-beom, who is the deputy chairman of the South Korea's highest financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), took part in a meeting of t...
Malta Took a Step Towards Becoming the World's Cryptocurrency Center

Malta Took a Step Towards Becoming the World's Cryptocurrency Center

Malta made a significant step towards calling itself a "blockchain-island". It should be noted that the parliament of the state adopted three bills that deal wi...
Japan’s Finance Minister Wants to Change Crypto Taxation, Doubts Public Acceptance

Japan’s Finance Minister Wants to Change Crypto Taxation, Doubts Public Acceptance

Japan’s Minister of Finance thinks that it is doubtful the public would accept a change in the taxation of cryptocurrency transactions.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC): for the Cryptocurrency Fraud You May Pay a High Price

Federal Trade Commission (FTC): for the Cryptocurrency Fraud You May Pay a High Price

Official representatives of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that in the first two months of 2018, cryptocurrency investors lost about $532 million due ...
How Does Japan Want to Stop Crime in the Field of Cryptocurrency?

How Does Japan Want to Stop Crime in the Field of Cryptocurrency?

After the Japanese government disclosed its plans to stop the use of anonymous cryptocurrency assets - Zcash, Dash and Monero, it became known also that their p...
Irish Bitcoin Broker Claims Country’s Banks Are Closing Crypto-Related Accounts

Irish Bitcoin Broker Claims Country’s Banks Are Closing Crypto-Related Accounts

The co-founder of Irish Bitcoin (BTC) broker Eircoin accused the Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland (BPFI) of discriminating against crypto-related acco...
Swiss Federal Councillor: Blockchain Will ‘Penetrate Our Entire Economy’

Swiss Federal Councillor: Blockchain Will ‘Penetrate Our Entire Economy’

One of the seven members of Switzerland’s collective head of state stated that blockchain will someday “penetrate our entire economy,” according to a transcript...
Japan’s Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Body to Release Voluntary Rules, Report Says

Japan’s Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Body to Release Voluntary Rules, Report Says

Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) will reportedly be releasing new voluntary rules next week.
Australian Tax Administration Against Crypto Investors

Australian Tax Administration Against Crypto Investors

Specialists of the Australian Tax Administration confirmed that they are fighting with cryptocurrency investors. Back in the spring, they were announced to cond...
Crypto Wallet Xapo Received BitLicense in New York State

Crypto Wallet Xapo Received BitLicense in New York State

The Xapo cryptocurrency wallet was the last to be given to BitLicense in the state of New York. The manager of the state financial department, Maria T. Vullo, m...
ICOs are Securites, ‘Don’t Know How Much More Clear I Can Be’: SEC Chairman

ICOs are Securites, ‘Don’t Know How Much More Clear I Can Be’: SEC Chairman

The SEC held a public forum on June 13, “Investing In America: Atlanta Town Hall Meeting.” The town hall was highly anticipated because regulators planned on sp...
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Develops Rules for Crypto Exchanges

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Develops Rules for Crypto Exchanges

The report, which was published by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), specializing in anti-money-laundering policy, talks about plans to develop rules for ...
Japan's FSA May Issue First Registration Denial to Crypto Exchange

Japan's FSA May Issue First Registration Denial to Crypto Exchange

Japan's financial market regulator is reportedly planning to issue its first ever refusal order to a business registration application filed by a domestic crypt...
Coinbase: Cryptocurrencies Won't Be Regulated For Several More Years

Coinbase: Cryptocurrencies Won't Be Regulated For Several More Years

Catherine Hawn, a member of the Board of the Coinbase Exchange, and HackerOne, said that digital currencies will not be regulated for several years. This statem...
Spain Doesn't Want To Risk In Crypto Race

Spain Doesn't Want To Risk In Crypto Race

While most countries have struggled but determined their policy regarding cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, Spain, represented by the Governor of the Ce...
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