Cryptocurrency Regulation

Are you keen on finding out how the regulators are treating cryptocurrencies? Then the cryptocurrency regulation section is for you. At Altcoin Buzz, we strive to find out all the peculiarities of the crypto-verse. Especially, when it comes to such tricky issues as cryptocurrency regulation. We examine the behavior of major institutions like the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission and scrutinize its approach to crypto so that you stay in the loop. We also look at other key countries around the world and compare their attitudes. This way, we want to ensure that every reader can make informed choices anywhere and at any time.

Hong Kong Caught the Mainland’s Bug: Crypto Regulation Tightening

The Hong Kong Regulatory body, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), is concerned about money laundering and fraud in the crypto world. Hence its representatives...

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder With Operating An Unregistered Exchange

In a press release on November 8th, the SEC has charged EtherDelta founder, Zachary Coburn, with operating an unregistered exchange. Without admitting or denying...

SEC Investigates ‘Blockchain Evangelist’ Michael Stollaire, Titanium Bar Scam

The Federal Court in California granted the SEC's request to halt an allegedly fraudulent ICO. Michael Stollery, a.k.a Michael Stollaire is the "mastermind" behind the...

Google Bans Crypto Mining Apps On Play Store

Google has updated its policy for Play Store, mining apps are no longer welcome. The new policy introduces new restrictions for apps as it attempts to...

Santa Can Be Off: SEC Delays the VanEck and SolidX Decision AGAIN

In September Altcoinbuzz reported that the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) decided to postpone the decision on VanEck and SolidX Bitcoin ETF until holidays,...

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...

Grudges and Conspiracy: SEC Has to Explain Its ETF Approach

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently decided to postpone its decision on the VanEck/SolidX ETF application. Gabor Gurbacs, director and digital asset strategist at VanEck, took...
Bittrex

Bittrex Launches USD Pairings

Bittrex is launching USD pairings for Bitcoin (BTC), Tether (USDT), and TrueUSD (TUSD) for corporate customers in Washington, California, New York, and Montana. U.S. based...

CFTC Calls For A “Request For Information” Regarding ETH

The CFTC wants to hear what the public thinks about Ethereum (ETH) and the Ethereum Network. They also announced that they are looking for...

Ethereum Not A Security, the SEC confirms

William Hinman, SEC director of corporate finance, confirmed during Yahoo! All Markets Summit, that Ethereum is not a security, reports Yahoo Market. And neither is Bitcoin. Particularly, the official...