Regulation

Wyoming Unveils First-Ever Crypto Custody Rules for ‘Blockchain Banks’

The United States’ state of Wyoming has unveiled a series of opt-in custody rules for its so-dubbed “blockchain banks,” coverin...

Her Majesty the Queen Rules Out Crypto as Currency

Only a few weeks after the United States Internal Revenue Service published new guidance for crypto taxation, the United Kingdo...

Binary Options Scams Spread Into Crypto, Time for US Lawmakers to Act

Mainstream finance and cryptocurrency are becoming more closely intertwined with each passing day. Just over a year ago, the id...
November 7, 2019
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Australian Home Affairs Minister Says Terrorists Use Crypto to Obfuscate Crimes

The Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton warned that terrorists are exploiting cryptocurrencies to “fund their dead...

EU Reaffirms Potential Move to Block Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

The European Union is doubling down on its commitment to block the launch of Facebook’s Libra should it deem the project to pre...

‘Bullish for Bitcoin’ — China Scraps Plans to Ban Cryptocurrency Mining

Bitcoin (BTC) mining will not face a state crackdown in China, authorities have confirmed in new official documents. As noted b...
November 6, 2019
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Barely Any Hong Kong Crypto Funds Being Approved for Licenses

One year after launching a trailblazing licensing scheme for cryptocurrency fund managers, Hong Kong’s securities regulator has...

The SEC Does Not Want Crypto ETFs — What Will It Take to Get Approval?

October has been a busy month in the race to register the first crypto exchange-traded fund compliant with the requirements of ...
November 6, 2019
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Stablecoin ‘Structure’ Determines If It’s a Security

International securities regulator International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) suggested that some stablecoin i...

Huobi Global to Freeze US Customer Accounts by Mid-November

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global has announced that it will freeze all United States customers’ accounts on Nov. 13. In a b...