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.

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...

Russia Blocks Telegram

Written by Christoffer Horvath. After the Telegram’s creator Pavel Durov refused to provide the Russian Federal Security Service with keys to the Telegram app, the authorities...

AFM Warns About Cryptocurrencies

The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is responsible for supervising the operation of the financial markets and has been in existence since...

Canadians Move To Decentralized Exchanges Amid Growing Fiat Inflow Bans

Another Canadian bank bans customers from buying cryptocurrency According to a Reddit post that has since been deleted, Canada’s Bank of Montreal (BMO) has announced that...