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US Sanctions Moscow’s Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro

US Sanctions Moscow-Based Bank Evrofinance Over Involvement With PetroThe U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions on Moscow-based Evrofinance Mosnarbank. The Russian bank was allegedly involved in Venezuela’s attempts to bypass financial sanctions using the petro. Also Read: In the Daily: Exchange to List STOs, Crypto Tax Tool for Accountants, Coinbase Updates US Sanctions Evrofinance The […]

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US Government to “Aggressively Pursue” Unregulated Services Around the World

Two common complaints among crypto traders are that platforms which didn’t before are now demanding identification documents and that more venues close their doors to residents of some countries. While users naturally lash out at the companies, it is important to remember that this is often done under coercion or threat by regulators. The US […]

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The Crypto Community Must Use the Blockchain to Self-Police

The everyday crypto user in the future is likely to spend time identifying illicit wallets and transactions to avoid, thanks to the U.S. Treasury.

US Treasury Official Calls for Global Crypto Regulation

The Treasury undersecretary has called for other nations to regulate cryptocurrencies to help protect the financial system and national security.

Mnuchin Calls for Crypto Regulatory Talk At G20 Summit

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has indicated he is planning to raise the subject of cryptocurrency regulation during an upcoming G20 summit.

US Financial Regulator Requests Crypto Trading Data From South Korea

US Financial Regulator Requests Crypto Trading Data From South KoreaThe New York State Department of Financial Services has asked two South Korean financial authorities to share cryptocurrency-related data they obtained from their recent inspections of six major Korean banks. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies The US Wants South Korean Crypto Data The New York State Department of Financial […]

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Goldman Sachs Recognizes Bitcoin’s Future Potential

Goldman Sachs Recognizes Bitcoin's Future PotentialFirst, Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase says he regrets calling bitcoin a fraud. Now, legacy bank Goldman Sachs is formally recognizing how cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin could act as global money. 2018 might be shaping up to be the year bitcoin gets more mainstream than ever. Also read: Huge Bitcoin Conference Stops Accepting Bitcoin […]

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Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair on Bitcoin: “Value — Like Beauty — Is in the Eye of Beholder”

Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair on Bitcoin: "Value — Like Beauty — Is in the Eye of Beholder"Former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chair Sheila Bair was given a platform on Yahoo! Finance to share her thoughts on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. While she trucks in regulatory speak, some of her ideas might surprise crypto enthusiasts. Also read: Bundesbank Board Member: No Plans to Issue State-Backed Cryptocurrency Bitcoin’s Value is […]

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SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”

SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight - Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”After what many considered a dithering reluctance, the bureau charged with maintaining order in the world’s biggest speculative markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is ramping up efforts to consider regulatory policy toward cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and cryptocurrency funds. This comes directly after two key executive appointments this year along with ever-more attention drawn […]

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Trump’s Treasury Secretary: “We are Looking Very Carefully and Will Continue to Look at” Bitcoin

Trump's Treasury Secretary: "We are Looking at Very Carefully and Will Continue to Look at" BitcoinTrump administration Treasury Secretary, Steven Terner Mnuchin, in a recent interview, largely about US tax code and proposed cuts, gave his first public comments regarding bitcoin.   Also read: Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions: ”Bitcoin is a big problem” Treasury is Looking at Bitcoin Very Carefully Moth to flame? Bear to honey? More money, more problems? Pick […]

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