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Localbitcoins to Introduce New User Verification Rules

Peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins is preparing to implement updated requirements for the identity verification of its users. The company recently revealed it’s cooperating with regulatory agencies in Finland on the implementation of the latest EU anti-money laundering rules. Also read: 3 Technical Proposals for Increasing Bitcoin’s Privacy P2P Exchange Localbitcoins Advising Finnish Regulators In a […]

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Japanese Regulator Publishes Proposed Rules for Cryptocurrency Service Providers

Japanese Regulator Publishes Proposed Rules for Cryptocurrency Service ProvidersJapan’s top financial regulator has published the final report outlining proposed rules for cryptocurrency service providers to follow. The rules address areas such as hacking incidents, coin listings, financial and price disclosures, margin trading, and crypto custodial services. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Final Report of Proposed Rules […]

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Amid Crackdown, SEC Chairman Emphasizes Compliance Requirements for ICOs

Amid Crackdown, SEC Chairman Emphasizes Compliance Requirements for ICOsJay Clayton, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), recently discussed the current regulatory climate surrounding initial coin offerings (ICOs). Clayton emphasized that all ICOs must register with the SEC to ensure compliance with U.S. law. Also Read: Estonia to Tighten Rules for Licensed Crypto Companies Requirements for Regulatory Compliance The SEC chairman […]

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Isle of Man Updates Registration Rules for Cryptocurrency Businesses

Isle of Man Updates Registration Rules for Cryptocurrency BusinessesThe financial regulator of the Isle of Man recently introduced changes to its policy governing the registration of companies in the cryptocurrency industry. The British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea is also tightening rules applicable to projects that conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs). Also read: Vietnam at Crossroads on Cryptocurrency Regulations Financial Authority Adopts […]

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Mauritius Regulator to Provide Licenses to Digital Asset Custodians

Mauritius Regulator to Provide Licenses to Digital Asset CustodiansThe authorities in the island nation of Mauritius plan to start issuing custodian licenses to companies holding digital assets on behalf of clients. The financial regulator said the existing licensing regime is not suited for that purpose, although licensees under the new rules will have to comply with similar requirements.        Also read: Abu Dhabi […]

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Chrome Extensions Will Soon Protect Against Miners and Hackers

Chrome Extensions to Ensure Protection Against Miners and HackersGoogle has announced a number of upcoming changes concerning the development of new extensions for Chrome. Users of the web browser will soon benefit from improved security and better protection against malware including hidden miners and tools used to steal cryptocurrency. Also read: A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig Google Introduces Changes […]

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Uzbekistan Legalizes Crypto Exchanges and Trading

Uzbekistan Legalizes Crypto Exchanges and TradingA new presidential decree legalizes cryptocurrency trading in Uzbekistan, introducing licensing for crypto exchanges and a set of requirements they will be obliged to meet. To operate in the country, foreign trading platforms will have to establish local subsidiaries and abide by the country’s relevant laws. Also read: California Passes Bill Defining Blockchain and Crypto […]

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Japan Introduces New Screening Requirements for Crypto Exchanges

Japan Introduces New Screening Requirements for Crypto ExchangesJapan’s financial regulator has reportedly introduced new screening requirements for crypto exchanges seeking approval to operate in the country. The agency now extends its focus beyond the registrants’ financial health and system safety measures. Among additional criteria are the assessment of the companies’ decision-making process and their links to antisocial groups. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek […]

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The Daily: Report Sees UK as Crypto Leader, Jersey Adopts ICO Rules

The Daily: Report Sees UK as Crypto Leader, Jersey Adopts ICO RulesThe United Kingdom has what it takes to become a true leader in the crypto space, according to a new report covered in today’s Bitcoin in Brief. Also in The Daily, the British Crown dependency of Jersey has adopted new requirements for ICO projects to better protect participating investors, Malta now has a two-way bitcoin […]

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Research: Majority of EU, US Exchanges and Wallets Fail to KYC Users

Research: Majority of EU, US Exchanges and Wallets Fail to KYC UsersMore than two thirds of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet providers on both sides of the Atlantic fail to conduct proper identity verification checks. According to new research into their onboarding practices, most of the studied platforms do not meet the requirements of the upcoming regulations under the updated EU anti-money laundering directive. Also […]

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