Regulation

Deloitte Approves Gemini Crypto Exchange in High-Level Security Evaluation

U.S.-based crypto exchange and custodian Gemini has finished a SOC 2 Type 2 evaluation, proving the operation’s security. “The ...

Blockchain Association Supports Telegram in Legal Battle With SEC

The Blockchain Association has filed an amicus curiae brief in response to litigation against Telegram initiated by the United ...

Australian Financial Regulator Could Oversee Facebook’s Calibra Wallet

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is seeking to oversee stablecoin projects like Facebook’s controver...

South Korea Considers Imposing a 20% Income Tax on Cryptocurrencies

South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance is considering imposing a 20% tax on income from cryptocurrency transactions. Acc...

Canadian Regulator Issues New Guidance for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Canadian authorities have issued new guidance to determine which digital currency trading platforms fall under derivatives law....

Libra Association Forms Steering Committee to Guide Technical Development

The Libra Association — the government body of the eponymous stablecoin introduced by Facebook in late 2019 — has formed a new ...

Prepare for Liftoff — South Korea’s Crypto Regulation Ignites in 2019

South Korea remains the third-largest crypto exchange market by volume, just behind the United States and Japan. Despite that, ...

US SEC Warns Investors That IEOs May Be Breaking Securities Law

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sent out a warning today from its Investor Education and Advocacy wing, urgin...
January 15, 2020
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Asset Manager WisdomTree Hopes to Launch a Stablecoin in the US

Asset manager WisdomTree intends to launch a regulated stablecoin in the United States, financial news outlet FNLondon reported...
January 13, 2020
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China Prepares for CBDC With Cryptography Law on Encryption Standards

On Jan. 1, China’s law governing cryptographic password management came into power. Essentially, the act aims to set standards ...
January 10, 2020
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