Regulation

Indian Trade Association Calls for Fast Crypto Regulation to Drive Growth

Indian Trade Association Nasscom Calls for Fast Crypto Regulation to Drive GrowthThe Indian National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has released a report that calls for regulatory certainty, particularly in areas such as cryptocurrency. The lack of legal clarity and the crypto banking ban have hindered investments in this sector, hurt crypto exchanges, and driven investors out of the country, according to the association. […]

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Thailand Green Lights Issuance and Trading of Blockchain Securities

The Thai National Legislative Assembly has approved changes to the law allowing tokenized securities to be issued and traded in the country.

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security TokensThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided not to impose a penalty on a company that had issued security tokens without its approval and without qualifying for an exemption. The company raised approximately $12.7 million. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for Bitcoin ETF Approval No Penalty The SEC announced on […]

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How Crypto Compliance Requests Strip User Privacy

Crypto Card Compliance Requests Risk Stripping User PrivacyMoney transmitting services that enable users to switch from crypto to fiat are a valuable resource. There’s still a shortage of cryptocurrency off-ramps, and thus reliable services that offer a reasonable exchange rate are to be cherished. But the convenience that crypto debit cards and other crypto-fiat exchanging services offer comes at a high price […]

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Lithuania Central Bank’s Policy Update Opens the Door for Crypto Payments

Financial Companies in Lithuania to Accept Cryptocurrencies Through Third PartiesThe central bank of Lithuania has updated its position on cryptocurrencies and tokens issued through initial coin offerings. The regulator has revised the definition of these assets specifying the conditions under which financial institutions can operate with digital money and accept crypto payments. Also read: Court Rules Brazil’s Bitcoin Max Exchange Can Keep Bank Account […]

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SEC Settles Unregistered Securities Charges Against ICO Issuer Gladius

Gladius Network will refund investors who request it and register its tokens as securities after settling "unregistered ICO" charges with the SEC.

US Advocacy Group Calls for National Action Plan on Blockchain

The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology.

The SEC Is Now Reviewing 2 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

There are two bitcoin ETFs under review by the SEC, after the VanEck/SolidX proposal was published in the Federal Register Wednesday.

Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State’s Crypto Industry

The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.

Germany Seeking Industry Feedback for National Blockchain Strategy

The German government is soliciting industry feedback ahead of developing a blockchain strategy by summer, according to Reuters.

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