Bitcoin Regulation

France to Test Its Central Bank Digital Currency in Q1 2020: Official

The central bank of France plans to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) for financial institutions in 2020. François V...

Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler Appointed to US Senate Seat

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has appointed Kelly Loeffler, CEO of institutional Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform Bakkt, to a Unite...
December 4, 2019
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China’s Great Firewall Blocks Popular ETH Block Browser Etherscan

China’s Great Firewall, a tool used to ban Chinese citizens from using sites like Google and Facebook, has listed a major...

CryptoBridge Decentralized Exchange Shuts Down Citing Regulations, Markets

The decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX) CryptoBridge announced that it is closing down in a message on its website. In ...

South African Central Bank to Reportedly Introduce New Crypto Regulations

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) — the country’s central bank — is purportedly going to impose new regulations for the use...

US Lawmakers Want to Brand Libra a Security, Association Disagrees

A couple of United States lawmakers are looking to classify stablecoins as securities. With Libra considering adopting fiat-peg...

Trump Isn’t Sold on Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler Becoming US Senator

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is expected to appoint Kelly Loeffler, CEO of institutional Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform Bakkt, f...
December 1, 2019
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European AML Regulations Follow the US Path With a Six-Years’ Delay

In January 2020, the regulatory landscape for crypto businesses will completely change in the European Union in comparison with...

If Bitcoin Price Drops — an Opportunity for Crypto Tax Planning

After many countries around the world such as the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and Portugal published their own c...

5 Crypto Exchanges Halt or Shut Services Amid Perceived Crackdown

At least five Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges have halted or chosen to terminate operations this month in response to a percei...