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US SEC Expected to Decide on a Bitcoin ETF

US SEC Expected to Decide on a Bitcoin ETF

  The waiting for the first Bitcoin ETF continues and the United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is due to make a decision on the Bitcoin ETF proposal coming from the VanEck fund. As we’ve written back in February, the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF had been resubmitted, after cancellation

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US Court Puts Further Pressure on Craig Wright

US Court Puts Further Pressure on Craig Wright

  The scandals surrounding the controversial Craig Wright are escalating if we consider the latest move coming from a US court located in South Florida, which issued an order on May 3rd requesting Craig Wright to deliver a detailed list of its Bitcoin holdings. His controversy skyrocketed a few weeks

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Finland’s FSA Will Monitor the Crypto industry

Finland’s FSA Will Monitor the Crypto industry

  EU countries are beginning to make changes in terms of cryptocurrency regulation, as a result of the amendments to the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive voted on May 30th, 2018. Finland will become among the first countries to take action with The Act on virtual currency providers, due to enter

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Cryptocurrency Regulation on G20 Meeting’s Agenda

Cryptocurrency Regulation on G20 Meeting’s Agenda

  The next G20 meeting will take place in Japan this June and one of the hottest topics which are due to be discussed is the issue of cryptocurrency regulation. Central bank governors, as well as financial regulators from the top 20 economies of the world, will sit at the

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Japan to Strengthen Oversight on Exchange Platforms

Japan to Strengthen Oversight on Exchange Platforms

  As it attempts to boost economic activity by supporting the fintech industry, Japan continues to be one of the most active countries when it comes to regulating cryptocurrencies. According to rumors detailed by Reuters, a new series of rules for exchange platform will be implemented shortly, following security breaches

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Goldman Sachs CEO Denies Crypto Interests

Goldman Sachs CEO Denies Crypto Interests

  On April 10th, the United States’ House of Representatives Financial Services Committee held a hearing called “Holding Megabanks Accountable: A Review of Global Systemically Important Banks 10 years after the Financial Crisis”, where top CEOs of major banks on Wall Street had to face questions even from some unfriendly

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Could South Korea Revise Crypto Regulation?

Could South Korea Revise Crypto Regulation?

  A recent Deconomy Conference that took place in Seoul, South Korea, revealed a few important things about the future of cryptocurrency regulation in the country. Although some of the biggest exchanges in the world are from South Korea, the government had not been very keen on the idea of

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Pakistan Introduces Licensing for Crypto Companies

Pakistan Introduces Licensing for Crypto Companies

  The State Bank of Pakistan had published a framework on April 1st, one that will determine new requirements for the Electronic Money Institutions (EIMs). The new set of rules comes as a result of the recommendations released by the Financial Action Task Force. Licensing for crypto? As coindesk.com stated

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The US CFTC Had Discussed Crypto Regulation

The US CFTC Had Discussed Crypto Regulation

  On March 27th, the Technology Advisory Committee of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), one of the two main financial regulators in the country, had put into the discussion once again the issue of regulation for cryptocurrencies and adoption of distributed ledger technology (widely known as the blockchain

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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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