Regulation

Halt Libra? US Lawmakers Call for Hearings on Facebook’s Crypto

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt development of its Libra crypto until hearings can be held.

There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Crypto Economy

In addition to the Libra coin, Facebook's newly unveiled crypto project also involves a "Libra investment token."

Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Guidance – A Look at Standards G20 Supports

Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Standards With Strong Support From G20The Financial Action Task Force has kicked off its meeting to discuss global cryptocurrency regulations which the G20 countries have committed to follow. Meanwhile, the crypto industry has raised concerns regarding some recommendations, and a meeting has been set up to coincide with the G20 summit to influence policymakers. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions […]

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Brazilian Financial Authorities Announce Regulatory Sandbox For Blockchain

“This initiative is an answer to great transformation”, the regulators said.

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch

Wall Street watchdog FINRA has sat for as long as 12 months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications by blockchain startups.

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update Terms to Accept Liability for Hacks

Five South Korean crypto exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for potential hacks and service issues.

Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for Regulation

Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for RegulationFollowing widespread reports of the upcoming Indian cryptocurrency bill, the crypto community has started a petition for the government to quickly implement a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. In addition, a television network operated by the Upper House of the Indian Parliament has aired a program discussing the bill, and three Right to Information requests have […]

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It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

The crypto industry can fight money launderers effectively, but not the way FATF wants it to, a CEX.IO compliance officer writes.

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the story. Watch more here as three lawyers discuss the case, its merits and its potential impacts for the crypto industry as a whole.

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