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...

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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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...
Kenya’s Central Bank Warns Against Cryptocurrency, Supports Blockchain

Kenya’s Central Bank Warns Against Cryptocurrency, Supports Blockchain

Following what the institution called massive price volatility in the sector, the Kenyan National Bank has issued a circular to warn financial institutions in...
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ICOs Draw Fire At The United States Congress Hearing

“It is the responsibility of Congress to make sure that investors are protected without preventing market growth”. These were the words of Randy Hultgren (U.S....
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Finally! Merging Crypto And Fiat Through Germany’s Bitwala ‘Blockchain Bank’

Bitwala, a blockchain-based payment company, has revealed plans to launch a new banking service that will connect cryptocurrencies with traditional banking institutions. The service...
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Gibraltar To Regulate Blockchain Technology

On September 22, 2017, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) released a statement regarding blockchain technology, token sales under various epithets, and an upcoming regulatory...
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...
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Russian Court Reverses Judgment To Ban 40 Bitcoin Sites

A municipal court in Saint Petersburg has reversed the ban on 40 bitcoin-related websites which were censored in May last year. The websites were...
US House Committee grills SEC official of over 'balanced approach' to ICO regulation

Will Ripple’s Open Letter to the Government Lead To Fair Crypto...

Ripple News Today - Crypto-blockchain network Ripple has signed an open letter to United State regulators on July 28 ahead of a fresh hearing...

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...
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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...
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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Coinbase To Send Details Of 13,000 Customers To IRS

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has sent out emails notifying customers affected by the IRS summons that details specific to their accounts would be sent to...
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...

South Korea To Formally Recognize Cryptocurrency Exchanges as Financial Institutions –...

The government of South Korea is taking steps to formalize the position of cryptocurrency exchanges as legitimate financial institutions in the country. Local news...
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Pakistan Bans Banks From Working With Cryptocurrency Firms

Pakistan's central bank recently released a statement barring financial organizations in the country from performing business with cryptocurrency firms. This move makes the central...
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...

Thailand To Enact Two New Laws For The Cryptocurrency Industry

The regulators in Thai make plans to enact two new laws for the cryptocurrency industry. Thai regulators are making plans to announce the drafting of...

Cryptocurrency Regulations To Be Strengthened By PBOC This 2018

The Institute of Finance in the People’s Bank Of China has released a report that places cryptocurrency regulations in the 2018 priority list. A report...