Ukraine’s Parliament Proposes a Cryptocurrency Bill

Lawmakers in Ukraine are set to decide on a bill proposed to regulate cryptocurrency in the country. Ukraine’s parliament, Verkhovna Rada received a first...

Registered Crypto Exchanges in Japan agree to form Self-Regulatory Body

In an effort to bolster trust in the crypto community, approved cryptocurrencies exchanges in Japan released a statement indicating an agreement to form a...

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...
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Legal Industry Now Looking At Ethereum Smart Contracts

Blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt each and every industry. Specifically, the Ethereum blockchain is making unique and versatile applications possible. Ethereum has...

Rapid Sell-off In The Market May Be Caused By SEC’s Attack...

Within a 24 hour period, the price of the largest cryptocurrency per market capitalization, Bitcoin, has fallen by 10%. While this is discouraging, it's...

Spain considers tax breaks for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Startups (Spain Cryptocurrency...

Lawmakers in Spain are set to debate on a new legislation that will exempt companies utilizing blockchain and cryptocurrency from paying tax. The bill...

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...

California Pass Bill That Defines Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and DLT Terms

The state of California has just recently amended its legislation to create a legal environment to define blockchain and cryptocurrency terms. The Assembly Bill...
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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...

New Laws in US state of Tennessee to legalize blockchain but...

The Legislature in US state of Tennessee is reviewing two blockchain bills to and two other cryptocurrency bills. The blockchain bills (HB1507 and SB1662)...
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2:1 Restrictions May Be Placed on Cryptocurrency CFDs Thanks to New...

The European Markets and Securities Authority (ESMA) just announced that it would be imposing restrictions on the leverage provided for contracts-for-difference along with the...
Japan reviews Rules for registering Cryptocurrency Exchanges - Cryptocurrency News

Japan strengthens Rules for registering Cryptocurrency Exchanges – Cryptocurrency News

Japan’s Financial Service Agency (FSA) has reviewed the law guiding registration of new cryptocurrency exchanges in the light of recent security challenges in 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...
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...
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Owners of $24 Million Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme have been convicted in...

Two South Korean individuals have been found guilty of creating a fraudulent bitcoin cryptocurrency scheme which they use to defraud investors. They were alleged...
Lithuania opens dialogue over cryptocurrency, ICO and licences - Cryptocurrency News

Lithuania opens dialogue over cryptocurrency, ICO and licences – Cryptocurrency News

Lithuanian foremost bank –the Central Bank of Lithuania has commenced a cryptocurrency discussion between various stakeholders in the industry. The apex bank has begun...

South Korea May Ease The Ban On ICO

New reports show that South Korea may ease its ban on ICOs soon.   In September, the Financial Services Commission in South Korea, took action to...
US Federal Trade Commission to host free Workshop on Crypto Scams

Man Involved In Fraudulent Bitcoin And Litecoin Schemes Gets Fined $1.1...

One of the main reasons why the regulators and governments are skeptical about cryptocurrencies is the fact that there is a high possibility of...
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...

ICO’s can be banned in United States but longer period of...

ICO ban is underway in United States currently. Many of the people think that the initial 12-month ban is just the beginning. It can...

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