Saturday, August 18, 2018

India’s Supreme Court Refuses to Suspend Cryptocurrency Banking Ban As Cryptocurrency...

India’s apex court has rejected an appeal to temporarily halt the ban on providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchanges. This comes two days before...

US Secret Service Tells Govt. To Regulate Privacy Coins like Monero...

An official of the US Security Service has recommended the regulation of cryptocurrencies with strong privacy features like Monero and ZCash in...

Cryptocurrency News Today: Members Of United States Congress To Disclose Cryptocurrency...

Congressmen and congresswomen in the United States will now have to officially declare their cryptocurrency investments. In a memo released on Monday, the House...

Bank of England Issues Working Paper on Digital Currencies

The Bank of England has published a working paper guiding the activities of bank staff. The staff working paper outlines the various possible risks...

CFTC release Guidance for Firms Issuing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday released an advisory to clearinghouses and exchanges for listing virtual currency derivative products. The guidance...

Regulators in Thailand organize Focus Group on New Cryptocurrency and ICO...

On Monday, May 21, Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held a public hearing on the recently passed cryptocurrency regulations. The focus group which...
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Operation Crypto-Sweep: Regulators in US and Canada investigate several Cryptocurrency Investment...

Financial Watchdogs in the United States and Canada are reportedly tracking down on several cryptocurrency-related scams. Reuters reports that the North American Securities Administrators...
Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange to get a Banking License

Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange to get a Banking License?

Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange is may be planning to further expand its cryptocurrency empire to include a conventional bank. Reports from Wall Street Journal reveal...
swiss government crypto efranc study

Switzerland proposes study into a state-owned ‘e-franc’ cryptocurrency

The Swiss government will consider it's options for creating a state-backed cryptocurrency. According to a Reuters report, the Federal Council of the Government of...
Italian Cryptocurrency Exchange, BitGrail shuts down almost immediately after it re-opened

Italian Cryptocurrency Exchange, BitGrail shuts down almost immediately after it re-opened

Bitgrail cryptocurrency exchange which was reportedly hacked in February resumed services last week Wednesday only to shut down three hours later. Through a Twitter post...
SEC Inquiry Should regulators treat Ethereum as Security or NOT

SEC Inquiry: Should regulators treat Ethereum as Security or NOT?

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will soon conduct a probe into the Ethereum cryptocurrency, particularly its...
Alibaba vs Alibabacoin Foundation: US Court Rejects Alibaba Motion to Block ‘Alibabacoin’ Cryptocurrency

Alibaba vs Alibabacoin Foundation: US Court Rejects Alibaba Motion to Block...

A US district court has rejected a petition from e-commerce giants Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd against to stop cryptocurrency company, Alibabacoin Foundation from using...
Iranian minister says ban does not affect its local cryptocurrency project

Iranian minister says ban does not affect its local cryptocurrency project

The Islamic Republic of Iran has unveiled an “experimental” digital coin weeks after the country’s apex bank barred individuals from transacting cryptocurrency. On April...
Venezuela Shuts Down Two Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Venezuela Shuts Down Two Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Venezuelan Government has barred two cryptocurrency exchanges from operating in the country. The reason the government gave for shutting down the exchange is...
Chilean Court Orders Banks to Re-Open Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts

Chilean Court Orders Banks to Re-Open Crypto Exchange Accounts

Buda, a cryptocurrency trading platform has convinced a court in Chile to order two major banks to re-open its accounts. The two banks, Banco...
Reserve Bank of India dragged to court over cryptocurrency ban

Reserve Bank of India dragged to court over cryptocurrency ban

The Reserve bank of India has been petitioned over its recent ban on cryptocurrency transaction in Financial institutions in India. A Delhi High Court has notified the...
Blockchain Law California may soon recognise shareholder information put in a blockchain

Blockchain Law: California may soon recognise shareholder information put in a...

The State parliament in California will soon decide on a bill to that seeks to legally recognize information about a company's stocks, including ownership,...
Authorities in Taiwan to Launch Legal Framework on Cryptocurrency Regulation by November

Authorities in Taiwan to Launch Legal Framework on Cryptocurrency Regulation by...

At an Anti-money Laundering (AML) Conference organized by the Taiwan Financial Services Coalition, held on Friday the 20th, the Taiwanese Minister of Justice Chiu...
Iranian Central Bank Bans Cryptocurrency Transactions amidst currency crisis

Iranian Central Bank Bans Cryptocurrency Transactions amidst currency crisis

The Iranian Central Bank has directed banks in the country to stop conducting cryptocurrency transactions. In a report by state-owned media outlet IRNA on...
South Korean Customs embargoes Importation of Cryptocurrency Mining Equipment Amidst High Interest

South Korean Customs tightens process for Importing Cryptocurrency Mining Equipment

South Koreans are leading in cryptocurrency mining services and sophisticated mining rigs like the Nvidia GTX 1080 have gained a lot of popularity in...
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