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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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Dutch Central Bank Wants to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Dutch Central Bank Wants to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

  One by one, major European countries are seriously considering regulating cryptocurrencies and Netherlands is the latest one who points towards that fact. We’ve seen how France had adjusted cryptocurrency taxation recently, and now Dutch authorities have begun to give some hints about digital tokens regulation. Licensing process and KYC

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Uganda Will Take Measures for Crypto Regulation

Uganda Will Take Measures for Crypto Regulation

  In a period when countries like South Korea, India, and Canada are struggling to design a proper regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies, a sub-Saharan African country seems to be way ahead. According to local media reports, Uganda is the country which had recently set in motion a regulation bill. Bitcoin

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Indian Crypto Regulation Draft to come in December

Indian Crypto Regulation Draft to come in December

  India had been in the center of attention since March 2017, when it began a task force against cryptocurrencies, recommending consumers to stop trading cryptocurrencies, while also choking exchange operators. Although this was not a total ban, like the one we see in China, companies from the industry had

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France Adjusts Taxation for Cryptocurrencies

France Adjusts Taxation for Cryptocurrencies

  For the past few months, there had been significant activity from French authorities with regards to digital assets regulation. The government and the parliament had worked jointly and as we have discussed in a previous article, an important ICO regulatory framework had been adopted. The objective is to make

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