Regulation

Articles about persons and governments to influence the development and growth of cryptocurrency industry.

Bitcoin Price Rises As China’s Central Bank Inspects Three Leading Bitcoin Exchanges
January 19th, 2017

The People’s Bank of China found some violation of rules in the operations of major bitcoin exchanges.

China Looks to Stem Outflows as Authorities Zero In On Bitcoin
January 9th, 2017

The Chinese government seriously intends to keep its money at home.

Illinois Blockchain Initiative Aims at Creation Governance around Blockchain
December 5th, 2016

Several Illinois agencies have teamed up to explore blockchain and the way how the technology can be integrated into government operations.

Coinbase Promises to Fight the IRS in Court Over Data on All Active US Bitcoin Traders
November 21st, 2016

The Internal Revenue Services sent Coinbase a summons asking for information on all users basing on three isolated cases when people used bitcoin to evade taxes.

Bitcoin Investor Peter Thiel Said to Join Donald Trump’s Presidential Transition Team
November 14th, 2016

The billionaire investor who supported Donald Trump as a candidate for US presidency will have his ear on tech issues.

Bitcoin Price Rises as Donald Trump Becomes Next US President
November 9th, 2016

Bitcoin experts previously predicted that the victory of Donald Trump can result in bitcoin price boost.

Switzerland’s Federal Council Proposes ‘Green Light’ to FinTech Sector
November 2nd, 2016

On Wednesday, Swiss finance minister, Ueli Maurer, unveiled the government’s project to drive innovation in the country by easing regulation for fintech startups.

Hacking Group ‘Shadow Brokers’ Offers ‘Stolen NSA Cyber-Weapons’ for 1,000,000 Bitcoins
August 16th, 2016

Over a weekend ago, a collective of anonymous hackers released malware they say owned by the Equation Group, a hacking team that is believed to be the National Security Agency’s affiliate.

Bitcoin Price Drops 20% After Hackers Steal $75M Worth of Bitcoin From Bitfinex Exchange
August 3rd, 2016

Bitfinex has confirmed that the hacker attack resulted in the loss of approximately 120,000 of bitcoins.

Bitcoin Is Not Money, Miami State Judge Teresa Mary Pooler Rules
July 26th, 2016

The judge threw out the charges against website designer who had been accused of unlawful transfer and laundering of bitcoins.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Signed Bitcoin Bill Into Law
July 7th, 2016

The law focuses on regulation of digital currencies including bitcoin and blockchain industry in particular.

Brexit and Donald Trump’s Possible Presidency to Drive Rise in Bitcoin Transactions, Says Juniper Research
July 5th, 2016

Juniper Research revealed that although Trump’s presidency is ranked within the Top 10 global risks, it can positively influence bitcoin trading.

NYDFS Issues Second BitLicense to Ripple Labs
June 13th, 2016

BitLicense was granted after a thorough study of Ripple’s standards by New York Financial Watchdog.