Regulation

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

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.

Bitcoin Exchanges OkCoin and Huobi Will Stop All Trading Services for Local Customers
September 18th, 2017

OkCoin and Huobi are to stop all trading services for local customers till the end of October putting an end to crypto exchange markets in any form in China.

Swiss Municipality of Chiasso Accepts Tax Payments in Bitcoin
September 12th, 2017

The Swiss municipality of Chiasso will accept tax payments in bitcoin starting from the beginning of 2018 in an attempt to make Switzerland a global hub for financial technologies and cryptocurrency start-ups and a world leader in bitcoin adoption.

New Bill Would Make Bitcoin Transactions Below $600 Tax-Exempt
September 8th, 2017

If passed, the bill would provide tax exemption for small payments in digital currency, thus incentivizing people to use cryptocurrency for day-to-day purchases.

China May Further Tighten Regulation of Virtual Currencies After ICO Ban on Monday
September 5th, 2017

Chinese authorities are reportedly going to impose further restrictions on bitcoin and other digital currencies, following a recent ban on initial coin offerings.

Chinese Regulators May Ban All ICOs in the Country
August 29th, 2017

Following a crackdown on bitcoin exchanges earlier this year, Chinese lawmakers are now considering suspending all virtual currency offerings in the country.

The IRS Uses Special Software to Find Bitcoin Tax Cheats Since 2015
August 23rd, 2017

A software tool helps the IRS identify people who hide their wealth, making some bitcoin owners uneasy as they lose their anonymity.

Australian Senators Push Central Bank to Make Bitcoin Official Currency
August 8th, 2017

Two representatives of the main political parties in Australia urge the government to embrace the digital currency and its underpinning technology blockchain.

Tim Draper Publishes Open Letter on Facebook Commenting on SEC Decision
July 27th, 2017

Tim Draper calls the SEC decision preemptory and too far-reaching and says regulation for the sale of coins to investors needs to be light.

Belarus Takes Strong Lead in Blockchain Development
July 18th, 2017

Belarus is actively involved in the development of legislative framework for cryptocurrency and blockchain development.