Tag: regulation

Exchanges
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What QuadrigaCX Says About Institutional Crypto Investment

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

Noelle Acheson looks at the lessons learned for the crypto market following the collapse of the QuadrigaCX exchange.

Banking
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Iran’s Government Is Using Crypto Startups as Part of Its Blockchain Embrace

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

Sources in Iran say the country's financial sector is taking clear steps toward a state-backed token economy.

AML
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Mauritius Regulators to Approve Digital Asset Custodian Licensing Framework

Brian Evans - Feb 08, 2019

A regulatory framework for digital asset custodian services will be established by the Mauritanian Financial Services Commission.

Business News
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Token Issuers Must Stop Paying for Market Making

Brian Evans - Feb 03, 2019

It's time for the crypto world to adopt the best practices of the traditional public securities exchanges, including rules on ethics and fair dealing.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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Jamie Dimon: ‘I Have No Problem Paying Higher Taxes’, If They’re Used Wisely

Brian Evans - Feb 01, 2019

J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has declared that he does not mind paying higher taxes as long as they are used where they are “most effective”.…

News
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Korea’s Biggest Crypto Exchanges Have an Internal-Hotline to Check Suspicious Trading Activity

Brian Evans - Jan 28, 2019

South Korea’s top cryptocurrency exchanges, even as competitors, have launched a joint initiative to strengthen their anti-money laundering efforts. According to a joint press release, Bithumb, Upbit,…

Bitcoin Regulation
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Bill to Exempt Crypto From Securities Laws Will Be Delayed, Says Attorney: ‘Don’t Hold Your Breath’

Brian Evans - Jan 27, 2019

Crypto attorney Jake Chervinsky doesn’t believe that a bill to exempt cryptocurrencies and ICOs from US securities law will be approved anytime soon. He cited the bureaucratic inefficiency…

BitAccess
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Bitcoin ATM Startups Say They’re Booming, Thanks in Part to Venezuela

Brian Evans - Jan 25, 2019

Bitcoin ATM usage is surging, especially in Latin America, where Venezuelan refugees and others are seeking ad hoc banking solutions.

Bitcoin
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Japan: Regulators Approve Startup’s Bitcoin Sidechain Trial for Exchanges

Brian Evans - Jan 21, 2019

Japan’s regulatory sandbox scheme will now include a Bitcoin settlement trial for exchanges

Banks
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South Africa Establishes a Consultation Paper to Regulate and De-Anonymize Bitcoin Transactions

Brian Evans - Jan 21, 2019

The South African Reserve Bank has released a consultation paper to regulate cryptocurrencies in the region. However, the government is seemingly introducing banking-like features to the crypto-markets,…