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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...

Just In: SEC Files Multiple Amendments Relating to Bitcoin ETFs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has just filed an amendment to the proposed rule change to list and trade shares of the...

Federal Court Rules Cryptocurrencies Are Commodities

In a press release, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled that virtual currencies...

U.S. and Russian Authorities Both Looking at Crypto Regulations and Adoption

Bankers in Russia are now claiming that there is a strong demand for cryptocurrencies in the country. At the same time, Washington is looking into...

France Created a Legal Framework for ICOs in the Country

France has adopted what has been described as an innovative and progressive legislative framework on initial coin offerings (ICOs). In fact, just last week,...

ICO Regulation: Ripple, NASDAQ and 30 Others Invited by Ohio Congressman...

Come September, a number of key stakeholders in the global crypto industry, including Ripple, ICE, and NASDAQ, among many others, will meet a US...

Malta Is All Set to Become a Blockchain Hub for Crypto...

Malta previously released a new set of regulations in a bid to become the first blockchain island in the world. A triad of laws,...

Costa Rican Employees Can Get Their Salaries in Crypto

While some jurisdictions in the world are still sitting on the fence about crypto’s legal status, there are places like Costa Rica that are...

France Financial Regulator Talks About Significant Risks Posed by Cryptocurrencies

The fact that digital currency investments pose a risk via fraudulent schemes was made amply clear by France’s financial markets regulator Autorité des marchés...

Central Bank of Zimbabwe Plans to Ban Crypto Trading

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) announced that it would challenge a High Court ruling that affects its ability to ban digital currencies in...

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