Isle of Man Tightens Requirements for Cryptocurrency Businesses & ICOs

The Isle of Man recently updated its Designated Businesses Registration policy concerning cryptocurrency companies operating in the British Crown dependency.  Isle of Man Posts New Requirements The Island’s financial regulators also wish to sanitize the local virtual currency scene, doing away with projects that have zero utility. Details of the policy changes form part of […]

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EU Officials Set for Fresh Talks on Regulating Cryptocurrencies

The European Union (EU) is reportedly gearing up for a fresh round of talks concerning cryptocurrency regulation. This move comes after the EU parliament in July advised the EU not to ban cryptocurrencies. Stricter Cryptocurrency Regulatory Measures According to Bloomberg, finance ministers from EU member nations plan to meet in September to discuss the region’s […]

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CFTC Commissioner: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Are Not Going Away

Allen Scott · June 10, 2018 · 11:00 pm Recent remarks from CFTC Commissioner, Rostin Behnam, reveal that US regulators are realizing that Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are here to stay because they’ll “become a part of the economic practices of any country, anywhere.” ‘We Are Witnessing a Technological Revolution’ The CFTC Commissioner gave the remarkable […]

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Thailand Unveils New Detailed Cryptocurrency, ICO Regulations

Osato Avan-Nomayo · June 10, 2018 · 11:00 am Thailand’s Security and Exchange Commission has released a comprehensive framework for the regulation of the country’s cryptocurrency market. The laws cover ICOs, approved cryptocurrency trading pairs, and licensing fees for market operators. The regulations which were announced on June 8, 2018, come into effect later in […]

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Poland: Cryptocurrencies Are Totally Legal (But Not ICOs)

Osato Avan-Nomayo · June 7, 2018 · 1:00 pm Financial regulators in Poland want to clear the air on the alleged cryptocurrency crackdown in the country. According to the Komisja Nadzoru Finansowego (KNF), the country’s financial regulator, virtual currency traders have no reason to panic. No Cryptocurrency Trading Ban in Poland The KNF wants to […]

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Taiwan Set to Introduce Strict Cryptocurrency Regulations to Combat Money Laundering

Nick Omo · April 28, 2018 · 3:00 am Taiwan is set to become the latest country to introduce clearly defined cryptocurrency regulations. The new crypto regulations are being designed to combat money laundering activities in the country. Anti-Money Laundering Cryptocurrency Regulations Qiu Taisan, the Justice Minister of the country says the laws should be […]

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UK Investigating Crypto, Spinning Future Regulation as Positive

Adam James · February 22, 2018 · 3:00 pm The first step of a potential crackdown on cryptocurrencies is underway in the UK. Investigators are said to be taking a good look at Bitcoin and its underlying technology, as a means of measuring cryptocurrency’s overall risk to central banking and traditional financial institutions, while also […]

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