Regulation

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

Bitcoin Exchanges in India Under the Scrutiny of Income Tax Authority
December 14th, 2017

After Bitcoin’s record rally, India’s Income Tax Authority is carrying out search operations across all cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the country.

South Korea Considers Cryptocurrency Tax While Going Bitcoin Crazy
December 13th, 2017

The country that faces Bitcoin frenzy may ban Bitcoin transactions unless they meet strict conditions.

Hong Kong Finance Regulator Upraises the Legitimacy of Bitcoin Futures
December 12th, 2017

The launch of Bitcoin Futures brought not only the escalation of its price but the hot discussions on the legal and regulatory requirements for that kind of contracts.

Bitcoin Prices Plunged by 20%, U.S. Courts Seeks 14,000 User Data from Coinbase
November 30th, 2017

Bitcoin loses 20% amid reports of U.S. courts ordering Coinbase to disclose 14000 transactions, which are above $20000, to IRS.

AML Bitcoin Seeks Understanding Amid Fears
November 16th, 2017

CEO of NAC Foundation, LLC, Marcus Andrade paves the way for his AML compliant cryptocurrency – AML BitCoin, to gain massive adoption at the level of governments and financial institutions.

Vietnam’s Central Bank Bans Bitcoin as Payment Method
October 30th, 2017

The Central Bank of Vietnam issues a complete ban on using Bitcoin as a payment method in the country. Adapters of Bitcoin will have to face criminal prosecution with a penalty as high as 200 million dongs (nearly $9,000).

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Above $6,250 on Rumours that China May Cancel Exchange Ban
October 30th, 2017

Bitcoin prices surge to a new all-time high above $6250 amid speculations of China lifting ban on local exchanges and resuming trading operations.

Vladimir Putin Instructs Government to Prepare Legislation on ICO and Cryptocurrencies by July 2018
October 25th, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin obliged Russian government and the Bank of Russia to prepare legislation on ICO and cryptocurrencies by July 2018.

Axon Partners, ForkLog Consulting Release Report on Global Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2016
October 24th, 2017

The research provides a glimpse of the regulation trends for business related to the cryptocurrency and blockchain in the years 2014-2016.

Russian President Vladimir Putin Backs Cryptocurrency Rules and Warns of ‘Serious Risks’
October 11th, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin is sounding the alarm over cryptocurrencies.

The Federation Council of Russia Held a Meeting on Digital Money and Economy
October 2nd, 2017

On September 27 this year, in the Plenary Sessions small hall of the Federation Council, experts held a closed meeting of the Federation Council Committee on economic policy with agenda on modern trends in the digital transformation of financial systems, with emphasis on digital money for Russia’s digital economy.

Japan’s FSA Officially Licenses 11 Bitcoin Exchanges, Including bitFlyer
October 2nd, 2017

FSA has declared first cryptocurrency exchanges that are now allowed to operate in the country under the recently adopted regulations.

CEOs of U.S. Banks are ‘Very Afraid’ of Bitcoin, Says Wealth Advisor Rainer Michael Preiss
September 21st, 2017

Rainer Michael Preiss shares his opinion about bitcoin, which has been in the center of attention attracting a lot of criticism lately.