India’s Supreme Court decides: ‘Ban on Crypto Services Stays, For Now.’

This week, the Supreme Court of India refused a request for a temporary injunction against restrictions imposed on banks regarding cryptocurrency. The restrictions, put...

Zimbabwe Bans Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Trading in Another Blow to African Blockchain Advocates

The reserve bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has ordered all financial institutions in the country to immediately stop trading or transacting in cryptocurrencies. Norman Mataruka,...

Market Drops: Mt. Gox at it Again & Upbit under Investigation

Cryptocurrencies fall because Mt. Gox moves 8,000 BTC and 6,000 BCH out of their cold storage. Upbit's computers were seized by investigators and police...

New Five-Point Plan for Japanese Exchanges

Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) pushes out new regulatory standards for exchanges in order to avoid being hacked. Major hacks on exchanges, most notably the...

South Korea working on a bill to legalize ICOs

South Korean Representative, Hong Eui-rak, and 10 lawmakers announce they are working on a bill to legalize ICOs. In late September 2017, South Korea issued...

Japan’s Financial Services Authority Pressures Exchanges to Stop the Trading of Privacy-Focused Altcoins

On April 30, 2018, Forbes reported Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA), is putting pressure on cryptocurrency exchanges from trading privacy altcoins such as Dash...

‘Cryptodad’ Speaks on Bitcoin (BTC) Regulation and Is He Retiring?

Christopher Giancarlo, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner, was interviewed by Michelle Lee on CNBC, on April 30th, about the current state of regulation...

Hong Kong’s FSTB Claims Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptocurrency Pose Low Risk of Financial Crime,...

Hong Kong's Financial Services and Treasury (FSTB) has released a report on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment. This report comes amongst a...

Japan’s Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptocurrency Exchanges Create Brand New Self-Regulatory Body

It seems Japan’s 16 registered Cryptocurrency Exchanges have reached a formal agreement in the effort for self-regulation. A news report by the local news...

Kraken CEO Will Not Comply With New York’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Probe

Jesse Powell, CEO of the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, refuses to comply with the New York Attorney General’s request for information. New York Attorney...

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