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Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

A crypto coalition led by Ripple plans to pay D.C. lobbyists to influence the government’s stance on cryptocurrencies and innovation

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CFTC Charges Two Defendants for Defrauding Investors and Impersonation of CFTC Officials

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

CFTC files suit against two defendants for running two fraudulent businesses, as well as impersonating CFTC officials to request false crypto taxes

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US Congressmen Call on SEC for Regulatory Clarity Regarding Cryptocurrencies

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

U.S. congressmen have sent a letter to the SEC asking for more clarity in digital assets regulation

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EU Markets Regulator Extends Restrictions for Selling Crypto-Based Derivatives

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

EU markets watchdog to extend its restrictions on selling cryptocurrency derivatives for another three months due to “protection concerns”

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US House Passes Bill for Task Force to Combat Crypto Use by Terrorists

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would establish a task force to combat terrorist use of cryptocurrencies; it will now proceed to the…

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US SEC Files Charges Against Bitcoin-Backed Securities Dealer

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

The U.S. SEC has filed charges against securities dealer 1pool Ltd. for violating federal securities laws by offering Bitcoin-backed security swaps

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Colombian Draft Bill on Crypto Called ‘Inconsistent,’ Criticized by Local Industry

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

As per Colombian experts, a recent draft bill on crypto contains "inconsistencies and weaknesses"

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South Korean Government to Exclude Sale, Brokerage of Digital Assets from Venture Business

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

The government of South Korea drops digital assets sale and brokerage from venture business classification

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Austria to Use Ethereum Public Blockchain to Issue $1.35 Bln in Government Bonds

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

Austria’s government will use an Ethereum-based blockchain notarization service to issue €1.15 billion ($1.35 billion) of government bonds in a Federal Bond Auction next week

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Legit vs. Illicit Crypto: North and South Korean Approaches Compared

Brian Evans - Sep 27, 2018

North and South Korea are both crazy about crypto, but in very different ways