bitcoin regulation

Edmund Moy, former US Mint director, speaks on the problems of bitcoin regulation.

New York State Now Wants to Levy a Tax on Bitcoin Mining
March 16th, 2018

After the launch of Bitlicense, New York power authority wants to tax bitcoin mining activities which can increase the utility bills of residents while not bringing enough economic value in return.

U.S. Congress Hearing: Bashing of Crypto and A Little of Regulatory Talk
March 15th, 2018

The Securities and Investment Subcommittee met to discuss possible ways to tackle ICO-connected issues, while some just snatched an opportunity to castigate digital currency as a phenomenon.

‘Fight Fire with Fire’: IMF’s Christine Lagarde Calls for Blockchain-Powered Crypto Regulation
March 14th, 2018

Lagarde said that the same blockchain technology which underpins cryptocurrencies can be used to regulate cryptocurrencies and also track whether they are being used for any illicit activities.

Japanese Regulator Goes Hard on Crypto Exchanges, Suspends Two
March 8th, 2018

The Financial Service Agency has cracked the whip on seven exchanges for failing to comply with anti-money laundering and security procedures.

16 Japanese Crypto Exchanges Formed Self-Regulatory Group After $530M NEM Theft
March 5th, 2018

Following a recent hack resulted into $533 million-worth theft of the NEM token from Coincheck, a group of 16 registered Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges joins forces to establish a self-regulatory body in April.

CFTC Allows Its Employees to Trade Cryptocurrencies
March 1st, 2018

CFTC though has mentioned that staff members won’t be allowed in any decision-making process involving cryptocurrencies to avoid conflict of interest.

16 Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Plan to Form Self-Regulatory Group Next Week
February 21st, 2018

Major hack in Japan has become a reason of considering a necessity to create a new entity that will regulate the cryptocurrency industry in the country.

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.

Australia’s Top Banks Won’t Ban Bitcoin Purchase Transactions
February 6th, 2018

While U.S. and European banks ban buying bitcoin with credit cards, Australia’s biggest banks have confirmed that they are not barring customers from purchasing cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $7,000 as China Blocks Access to Foreign Crypto Exchanges
February 6th, 2018

The overall markets under deep correction as China brings ban on local investors to trade even from foreign exchanges.