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...
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...
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...
American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton has been advised to explain how the governmental agency interprets ICOs and when this specific form of a crypto asset can be tagged as securities. Regulators Tackle Crypto Industry Lead by North...
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...
Oh, the irony... Floyd Mayweather, arguably the most well-known face in boxing, along with producer and social media extraordinaire DJ Khaled, has essentially been sucker punched by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) in a crypto- and ICO-related case. Floyd...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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