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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....

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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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...
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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...

Legitimate Cryptocurrencies May Be Harmed By Venezuela’s Petro

Venezuela’s Petro may do more harm than good, especially for legitimate cryptocurrencies. Brookings Institute, the old think tank had some interesting remarks to make about...

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...

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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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...

The Efficiency Of Blockchain Could Be Reduced With Regulatory Policies Warns...

Regulations on cryptocurrency will disrupt the balance of blockchain. During a keynote address at the DC blockchain summit, Rep. David Schweikert expressed his concerns about...
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EU FinTech Action Plan prioritizes Blockchain Technology

The European Union has agreed to form a new fintech Lab that will improve its capacity in blockchain technology. The executive arm of the body...

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...

Ukraine Clarifies it’s Position on Cryptocurrencies

Ukraine, through it's State Financial Monitoring Service have declared their position on issues related to Cryptocurrency. In a statement published on the SFMS website, on...
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Malaysia Finalizes Cryptocurrency Policy – Customer ID Now Compulsory

The central bank of Malaysia, Bank Negara, announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27 that its policies on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT)...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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