Charlie Shrem has been called the "First Felon" of Bitcoin. Now he may add to his felonious reputation through a lawsuit initiated by the Winklevoss Twins, which claims that he embezzled money meant for early Bitcoin (BTC) investments. Bitcoin Lawsuit...
After months of uncertainty, Japan's foremost self-regulating cryptocurrency body unexpectedly received a regulatory stamp of approval on Tuesday. Crypto Is Now Self-Regulated In Japan Per a report from Reuters, the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), a collective of the nation's...
A license that falls under the wing of New York State Banking Law has been awarded to Coinbase Custody Trust Company; an institutional-grade service designed to securely store large sums of cryptocurrency. In an announcement made today on the Coinbase...
A trading company was recently suspended by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) after the rogue firm released two questionable press releases. The documents revealed that the firm was apparently issuing crypto assets through an SEC-approved offering. It turns out...
Regulatory pressure from India's foremost financial body, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has forced ZebPay, one of the most well-recognized cryptocurrency exchanges in the Asian nation, to set up shop in Malta. ZebPay Sets Up Shop In Malta, The...
Malta may be a small island nation located just off the coast of Sicily, yet it is one of the most attractive technology hubs in the world. For ICOs, it is the perfect haven, as Malta promises a safe,...
The SFC (Securities and Futures Commission) in Hong Kong has revealed that it is considering how to best approach the regulation of the many crypto platforms currently operating within its jurisdiction. Over the last few months, the SFC has been...
Cryptocurrency investors are looking into new and improvised methods for bringing crypto exchange-traded funds (ETF) to life. U.S. regulators have widely disapproved Bitcoin-backed ETFs until there can be an acceptable method to counter nefarious trading activities in this nascent...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has budgeted $1.2 million to monitor crypto and other fintech innovations for 2019, according to the ESMA's most recent Annual Work Programme. The ESMA aims to watch digital assets more closely and...
In the middle of increasing economic woes and crypto adoption across Venezuela, President Maduro's government has demanded payment for passports in the government-backed cryptocurrency, which is now known as the Petro. This is likely to put an additional burden...

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