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Cryptocurrencies Are Not Securities – U.S. Congress to Amend Outdated Definition

A new bill was introduced in the U.S. Congress on Thursday, aiming to bring regulatory clarity on cryptocurrencies, CNBC reported. The Century’s Most Innovative Technology...

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Answers AMA Questions With SVP of Marketing...

Ripple’s SVP of Marketing Monica Lang hosted an AMA session for Q4 with CEO Brad Garlinghouse. Lang asked him questions about the SEC, regulations around...

Japan’s New Crypto Regulation Draft Report Is Ready

Japan is inching towards new cryptocurrency regulations. The Financial Services Agency published its draft report on the upcoming regulations on Friday last week, highlighting several key...

Hong Kong Set to Tighten Cryptocurrency Rules

The Hong Kong authorities are looking to regulate the cryptocurrency sector more strictly. According to the latest news report by Nikkei Asian Review, the authorities are...

Congressman Proposes a ‘Wall Coin’ to Fund Donald Trump’s Border Wall

U.S. President Donald Trump wants $5 billion to fund a U.S./Mexico border wall which would stop illegal immigrants from entering the country. Now, Ohio Rep....

Director of Enforcement at the Texas State Securities Board Talks Bitcoin,...

Regulatory compliance is one of the most (if not the most) stressful points surrounding cryptocurrencies. Regulators across the world strive to understand and effectively...

Tax on Crypto Is a Self Goal; President Trump Is Right...

Former U.S. Presidential candidate Ron Paul has published an article advising against taxation on cryptocurrencies and precious metals in order to avoid a looming...

Financial Action Task Force’s Crypto Guidelines Set for June 2019

Regulation of cryptocurrencies has been a major problem for countries that want to make use of their unique features. Countries like China and India...

SEC Launches a New Fintech Division to Engage With Fintech and...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Oct. 18 that it is launching the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub),...

Hong Kong Explores Different Ways of Regulating Cryptocurrency Exchange Platforms

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is keen on exploring different ways to regulate cryptocurrency exchange platforms operating in Hong Kong to...

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