カテゴリー: Regulation

A Look at Venezuela’s Other Cryptocurrencies, While the Petro Takes Center Stage

A Look at Venezuela’s Other Coins, While Petro Takes the Center StageFinancially troubled Venezuela, which is introducing the new, denominated, crypto-anchored “sovereign bolivar” this week, is also the birthplace of a number of alternative coins beside the state-issued, oil-backed national cryptocurrency, El Petro. Crisis-hit Venezuelans are actually using some of them in real life, according to the local crypto community.      Also read: Coinhive Mints Quarter […]

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The Daily: Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization, 100 BTC Whistleblower Reward

The Daily: Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization, 100 BTC Whistleblower RewardIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a couple of stories that show how the cryptocurrency industry is trying to police itself. One group of companies has begun working on the formation of a self-regulatory organization and another has created a 100 BTC whistleblower reward pool. Also Read: 44% of American Executives Think […]

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The Daily: Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization, 100 BTC Whistleblower Reward

The Daily: Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization, 100 BTC Whistleblower RewardIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a couple of stories that show how the cryptocurrency industry is trying to police itself. One group of companies has begun working on the formation of a self-regulatory organization and another has created a 100 BTC whistleblower reward pool. Also Read: 44% of American Executives Think […]

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Thai Central Bank Defends Cryptocurrencies

Thai Central Bank Defends CryptocurrenciesIn the high-profile Thai crypto fraud case involving an actor, Thailand’s central bank has clarified that the fraud is not related to cryptocurrency trading, but a general misuse of money. Thailand has recently legalized seven cryptocurrencies, authorized seven crypto firms, and the Bank of Thailand has green-lighted commercial banks’ subsidiaries for crypto activities. Also read: Yahoo! […]

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Crypto Exchange Works With Regulators to Develop Legal Frameworks for Arab States

Crypto Exchange Works With Regulators to Develop Legal Frameworks for Arab StatesFollowing the statement by Saudi Arabia declaring cryptocurrency illegal, the largest crypto exchange in the Middle East and North Africa is working with regulators across the region to develop crypto regulations. Bitoasis confirmed its platform is unaffected by the Saudi Arabian crypto stance. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Bitoasis Working With […]

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Prolific Bitcoin Dealer ‘Blew a Giant Hole’ Through US Legal Framework

Prolific Bitcoin Dealer 'Blew a Giant Hole' Through US Legal FrameworkA Mexico-based “prolific bitcoin dealer” has been indicted and held without bond in the US on a number of international money laundering charges. He used Bitfinex for his exchange needs after Coinbase closed his account. His “activities ‘blew a giant hole’ through the legal framework of U.S. anti-money laundering laws,” the Department of Justice wrote. […]

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US Judge Orders Alleged Hacker to Pay Bail in Cryptocurrency

US Judge Orders Alleged Hacker to Pay Bail in CryptocurrencyA US federal judge has ordered an alleged hacker to pay the equivalent of $750,000 in cryptocurrency for bail. The man was charged with hacking video game company Electronic Arts (EA), obtaining in-game currency used to buy and sell in-game items, and selling access to online games though black-market websites. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance […]

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Chinese Courts Face Hundreds of Crypto Cases, Struggle with Rulings

Chinese Courts Face Hundreds of Crypto Cases, Struggle with RulingsFalling crypto prices have been blamed for a growing number of crypto-related legal disputes in China. Unclear regulations and unofficial restrictions are making it harder for courts to resolve these cases. Many of them involve cryptocurrency trading which is supposed to be banned in the People’s Republic, or is it? Also read: Malta Tops Exchange-Based […]

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Regulations Roundup: This Fall May Bring More Crypto-Friendly Jurisdictions

Regulations Roundup: This Fall May Bring More Crypto-Friendly JurisdictionsAugust is not the best period for important decisions but it seems a good time to sketch plans for the second active half of the year. Authorities in several countries have shared their intentions regarding the regulation and oversight of the crypto space. The club of crypto-friendly jurisdictions may accept new members this fall. Others […]

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Only Seven Crypto Firms Authorized to Legally Operate in Thailand

Only Seven Crypto Firms Authorized to Legally Operate in ThailandThe Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the names of seven cryptocurrency firms that have been authorized to legally operate in the country. Five of them are crypto exchanges; two are cryptocurrency dealers. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Seven Crypto Firms Authorized The Thai SEC has announced the names […]

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