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.

Wilshire Phoenix refiles Bitcoin ETF proposal before the SEC

Wilshire Phoenix Refiles Bitcoin ETF Proposal Before the SEC

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is once again open to public opinion with regards to the updated Bitcoin ETF proposal by Wilshire...
Cryptocurrency usage shouldn't be illicit

US Regulators are Against Illicit Cryptocurrency Usage

In a joint statement, the chairmen of the three primary financial regulators in the United States affirmed their position against unlawful activities involving digital...
Gram Delay? Telegram and SEC to Argue in Court on 24th October

Gram Delay? Telegram and SEC to Argue in Court on 24th October

Telegram and its subsidiary TON Issuer Inc. have issued a disagreement letter. Apparently, the developers have been in open communication with the U.S. Securities...
Cryptocurrency tax form

Cryptocurrency Traders Beware: A New Tax Form is Here

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is on the move. Recently, they released the new 1040 tax form. It will ask citizens whether or not...

ETH Is a Commodity, says CFTC

The Chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman, Heath Tarbert, gave a speech at Yahoo's "Finance’s All Markets Summit" in New York...
Gram turns out to be a security

Emergency Action by SEC! Halts Telegrams’s Token Offering

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint in Manhattan's federal district court against Telegram. In it, it accuses the company of...
Cryptocurrency tax guidelines

IRS Releases Tax Guidelines for Cryptocurrency

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issues new guidance in the form of a Revenue Ruling, which calculates taxes owed on cryptocurrency holdings. The publication...
Libra is under EU's scrutiny

Libra is Yet to Provide EU with Details. Regulation is Unavoidable

The European Union is not against Libra per se. However, the entity makes it clear that regulation is unavoidable. Once it has received the...
Bitcoin was used for selling drugs

Bitcoin and Drugs: Man Jailed in the U.S.

A Texas court has recently sentenced an Iraqi immigrant to 30 years in prison for using bitcoin and the darkweb for drug selling. No more...
Bitcoin is not accepted as a tax payment in Ohio

Bitcoin Tax Payments No Longer Accepted in Ohio

Ohio, the first-ever US state to start receiving tax in bitcoin, has announced the cancellation of this service. This is according to a press release...