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Indian Crypto Regulation Will Soon Be Settled?

Indian Crypto Regulation Will Soon Be Settled?

  The standoff between the cryptocurrency community in India (exchange operators, blockchain-based companies) and public institutions continues since the ban instilled by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) is still in place. Back in November, we’ve talked about the Indian Supreme Court issuing an order which asked the government to

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SARB Will Monitor Crypto Transactions Soon

SARB Will Monitor Crypto Transactions Soon

  The South African Reserve Bank ended a consultation paper for cryptocurrency policy proposals on February 15th and several measures for crypto-related transactions are due to be implemented by the end of the first quarter of 2019. Thus far, the central bank showed a friendly approach to cryptocurrencies, which raises

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Canadian Regulator Investigates QuadrigaCX

Canadian Regulator Investigates QuadrigaCX

  The largest Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX continues to be one of the hottest subjects this month, following the sudden death of the company’s CEO Gerald Cotton, which was the only person who had access to cold wallets and thus a big portion of the clients’ funds. Fortunately for the

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The Philippines Set Up New Crypto Rules

The Philippines Set Up New Crypto Rules

  Asian countries are trying to keep up with the western world as we see deep work into the area of cryptocurrency regulation. Recently, The Philippines had announced new regulation for digital assets, in a move with the main purpose of protecting investors and promoting innovation. CEZA sets up DATO

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UK’s FCA Issues Guidance for Crypto Regulation

UK’s FCA Issues Guidance for Crypto Regulation

  The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the main financial watchdog in the United Kingdom, started last year a series of moves that would eventually provide a regulatory framework for digital assets. Although cryptocurrencies started this weak on a downward beat, the UK had proved to be blockchain-friendly, since we saw

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New Hampshire Lawmakers Propose Crypto Tax Payments

New Hampshire Lawmakers Propose Crypto Tax Payments

  On January 7th, two New Hampshire lawmakers, Dennis Acton and Michael Yakubovich, came out with a very interesting proposal, which if approved will allow people to pay taxes and fees in cryptocurrencies. This is not the first inclusive proposal for cryptocurrencies, as we’ve seen recently another bill which excludes

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Danish Crypto Exchanges Will Need to Provide Data

Danish Crypto Exchanges Will Need to Provide Data

  Denmark took a new big step forward towards taxation of cryptocurrency-related transactions. The Skattestyrelsen, which is the Danish Tax Agency, announced on Monday, via a statement which you can find here, that three cryptocurrency exchanges operating inside the country will need to provide information about all the people who

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Could Japan’s FSA Regulate Crypto ETFs?

Could Japan’s FSA Regulate Crypto ETFs?

  In a period where the attention is on the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, regarding a decision on the first Bitcoin ETF, it looks like Japan might be the first country to take such a move. According to a recent Bloomberg report, the main financial regulator in Japan

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Ireland Strengthens Money Laundering Law

Ireland Strengthens Money Laundering Law

  Although it is just January 4th, 2019, important news about cryptocurrency news is beginning to show up. We’ve seen at the end of 2018 a US bill that excludes cryptocurrencies from the Securities Law, a move which if implemented will simply the life of blockchain-based companies, opening the door

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US Draft Bill Excludes Crypto from Securities Law

US Draft Bill Excludes Crypto from Securities Law

  Better cryptocurrency regulation news is emerging with the United States, as a new bill could make it easier for blockchain-based companies to conduct their activities in compliance with the law. Although the SEC Chairman recently reiterated his view about ICOs and digital tokens, making it clear that most of

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