Up until recently, China ruled the crypto and blockchain sector with an iron fist. In Bitcoin's earliest years, or during its earliest blocks if you will, Chinese nationals quickly flocked to purchase BTC and build up and ecosystem around...
Earlier this month, new rules regarding the use of instant messaging applications were laid out by the heavy-handed Chinese government. This week, several accounts related to cryptocurrency and blockchain news were banned on the WeChat mobile platform. No explanation...
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,...
In an attempt to boost innovation within the crypto and blockchain sector, the U.S. State of Wyoming has reportedly passed two articles of legislation. The two bills are related to the aforementioned ecosystems, adding to the region's already expansive...
Toshihide Endo, Japan’s FSA chief, has been outraged by comments made by regional banks in Japan who have blamed low performing revenues in their lending sectors on the current monetary policy set by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) The response...
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...
One of the cryptocurrency industry's biggest challenges is the lack of unclear regulations. This is often exacerbated by the lack of a unified message to regulators within the cryptocurrency industry. Some of cryptocurrency's major players now think they have...
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...
Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari has issued a demand for $100 million in compensation for HSBC's alleged role in former dictator Sani Abacha's money laundering scheme. Abacha had ruled Nigeria from 1993 until his sudden death in 1998, and the...
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...

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