Regulation

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

Cryptoсurrency Market Is Down Today Despite Bitcoin Transaction Fees Dropping
February 23rd, 2018

The transactions costs on the Bitcoin network have gone lowest in the past six months due to the reduction in network congestion as well as with the implementation of the SegWit support.

Israel Will Tax Bitcoin as an Asset, Not a Currency
February 20th, 2018

Israel is becoming ingrained more and more deeply into crypto ecosystem. Cryptos will be subject to the capital gains tax, decides the Tax Authority.

Major Cryptocurrencies on the Rise as CFTC Set to Create Crypto and DLT Committees
February 15th, 2018

The CFTC is looking for a collective effort from several private as well as government players in order to form the regulatory framework around cryptos while protecting investor’s interests.

Arizona Would Introduce Blockchain Law to Regulate ICOs in the State
February 14th, 2018

While the world is discussing bans on crypto activity in some countries, Arizona is going to become a place for blockchain and crypto technologies.

‘Cryptocurrency Industry Should Try to Regulate Itself,’ Says CFTC Commissioner
February 8th, 2018

During the Yahoo Finance All-Markets Summit that took place on Feb. 7 in New York City, a top U.S. financial regulator had stuck an upbeat tune about the practice of formal self-regulation within robust cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Bitcoin Price Raises Above $8000 After CFTC and SEC Cryptocurrency Senate Hearing
February 7th, 2018

The heads of both the institutions sounded much positive on the Blockchain technology and talked about the need of regulatory approach while dealing with cryptos.

China’s PBOC Will Ban Access to Bitcoin Exchanges in Hong Kong
February 7th, 2018

China’s Central bank officially sets upon regulation of all crypto-related activities and businesses introducing new frameworks aimed to crack down on all aspects and services of Bitcoin trading in both Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Indian Finance Minister Has a Stern Message for Crypto Usage, Praises Blockchain
February 2nd, 2018

The minister in his budget speech for 2018 talked about eliminating the use of cryptos for “illegitimate” activities.

South Korea Will Halt Anonymous Cryptocurrency Trading on January 30
January 23rd, 2018

Under the new regulation, traders will no longer be able to use anonymous bank accounts to sell and acquire virtual currencies via South Korean exchanges.

Metropolitan Bank Halts International Cryptocurrency-Related Wire Transfers
January 15th, 2018

The atmosphere within crypto community is heating up following the cumbersome news regarding Metropolitan Bank neglects crypto payments.

Fines for Anonymous Сrypto Trading Accounts to be Implemented in South Korea
January 15th, 2018

Very soon crypto trading activity in South Korea will be allowed only for those who have real-name accounts: those with anonymous ones will be fined.

Reports From South Korea Cause FUD: Cryptocurrency Ban Is Not Finalized
January 11th, 2018

South Korea’s presidential office stated that they have not yet finalized on the reports about a possible ban on cryptocurrency trading exchanges.

Bitcoin Falls as South Korea Prepares to Ban All Cryptocurrency Trading in the Country
January 11th, 2018

South Korea preparing a bill to draw curtains over cryptocurrency trading operations in the country.