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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
This article was originally posted at TheTokenist. For much of 2018, the SEC has been more vigilant in scrutinizing the cryptocurrency industry and has escalated its crackdown on crypto-related firms and projects who are not complying. Among their first enforcement...
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna is pushing for greater clarity in Luxembourg's laws and regulations related to blockchain technologies. This clarity, he says, will reassure investors and entrepreneurs who want to build on blockchain technology but have hesitated because the...
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...
The United Kingdom’s tax agency, HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) has recently released its guidelines on how crypto investors should declare profits and losses incurred from their digital asset activities. The guidelines released are currently only relevant to individuals,...
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...

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