US State of Wyoming passes favorable Blockchain Bills (Blockchain Regulations in...

The parliament of the US State of Wyoming seating on Friday 19th Feb. voted unanimously to pass two bills which contained favorable policies for...

Estonia, the Blockchain Haven: The most advanced digital society in the...

“Estonia is now a blockchain nation”, then president Ilves declared in 2016. He couldn’t have been more correct. Since the turn of the century,...

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...
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Chiefs of SEC and CFTC get set for Senate cryptocurrency hearing...

The U.S. Senate hearing which is to be held next week would see the heads of US SEC and CFTC testify on cryptocurrencies. The...
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CFTC Suggests That The Cryptocurrency Industry Should Be Self-Regulatory

Rather than waiting for years to get regulations from the government, why can’t the crypto industry regulate itself? Commissioner of the United States Commodity Futures...
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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...

SEC seems to be coming down quite heavily on the cryptocurrency-based...

SEC cracking the whip on cryptocurrency related companies. SEC seems to be coming down quite heavily on the cryptocurrency-based companies. SEC has halted the trading...
Crypto Traders Protests Poland’s Cryptocurrency Tax Policy – Cryptocurrency News

Crypto Traders Protests Poland’s Cryptocurrency Tax Policy – Cryptocurrency News

Following a decision by the government to tax all cryptocurrency transactions in Poland, cryptocurrency traders have staged an online protest. The protest, which comes in...
European Parliament Introduces “Tougher Cryptocurrency Regulatory Policies Konw Your Custome and Anti Money laundering

European Parliament Introduces “Tougher Cryptocurrency Regulatory Policies

The European Parliament has yielded to the calls for stricter cryptocurrency regulatory policies. Members of the European Parliament backed a move proposed by the...
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...
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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...
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CFTC Takes Action To Cement Authority In Cryptocurrency Fraud Cases

The CFTC, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, is making fast moves to assert its jurisdiction in fraud cases in the cryptocurrency industry. Two days after a...

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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Uzbekistan To Formally Recognize Bitcoin By September

Following an order by its president last week, Uzbekistan has commenced moves to legally recognize and regulate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The new decree...
Australia Sets Registration Deadline for Cryptocurrency Exchanges - Cryptocurrency Regulation

Australia Sets Registration Deadline for Cryptocurrency Exchanges – Cryptocurrency Regulation

Australia’s Financial Intelligence Agency (AUSTRAC) –the organization in charge of monitoring and investigating financial crimes in Australia has implemented a new regulation instructing all...
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Track Cryptocurrency Using Blockchain Technology: Use Fire to Fight Fire

Christine Lagarde, the head of IMF has suggested that regulators should use blockchain to curb fraudulent activities related to cryptocurrencies. “The power that drives cryptocurrency...
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...
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Choosing the Best Country for an ICO

Today, with the advent of token sales or new cryptocurrency ICOs, there’s been an apparent interest in enterprises from different sectors who want to...

Official Blockchain Standards To Be Created By China’s IT Ministry

A governmental body in China is developing standards for distributed ledger technology and blockchain in the country. Yesterday, an announcement was released by the Chinese...
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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...

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