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...
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...
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...
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...

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