Tag: crypto regulations

Mar 31 2021

FCA Obliges Crypto Firms to Share Financial Crime Information

The scope of the reporting obligations covers both trading platforms and custodial wallet providers.

Mar 29 2021

Flow Traders Registers Crypto Outfit with Dutch Central Bank

Headquartered in Amsterdam, Flow Traders has been a principal trading firm and a major liquidity provider.

Canada Provides Additional Guidance on Regulation of Crypto Exchanges

The proposed regulatory framework includes mandatory licensing for certain cryptocurrency trading platforms.

Feb 26 2021

Feb 22 2021

Feb 16 2021

Russian Taxman is Coming After Cryptocurrency Profits

Russian lawmakers still deem crypto assets to be property rather than currency for income tax purposes

Feb 12 2021

Bitcoin ETFs Under Active Consideration, Says ASIC Commissioner

Armour sought to change the ASIC’s reputation for being stuck in the mud when it comes to Bitcoin-linked products.

Jan 26 2021

Jan 20 2021

ECB, European Commission Will Decide on Digital Euro by Mid-2021

An ECB-backed digital currency would revamp the traditional banking system.

Jan 10 2021

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Proposes New Crypto Regulations

Cryptocurrency usage in Singapore is on the rise. Hence, the need for better crypto regulations to guide crypto activities in the country. In line with this, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has proposed several new crypto regulations. According to...

Jan 07 2021

40 Crypto Firms Apply for Austrian License, 18 Get Tick of Approval

The majority of digital-asset providers that were applied for a license operate crypto wallets and exchange platforms.

Dec 19 2020

Newly Proposed Crypto Regulations “Unlikely” To Hamper Coming Bull Run

For the last few weeks, the blockchain community had been waiting for the new regulations that were rumored to be proposed imminently. There were widespread speculations about their nature and effect on blockchain's future. A lot of worse case ideas were being heard, including those hinting at an end to private custody or sort of a blanket wallet ban. They were finally proposed...

Dec 18 2020

Crypto Exchange Bitpanda Secures Regulatory Approval in France

The license allows Bitpanda to offer regulated services under legislation governing digital asset service providers.

Dec 16 2020

Digital Currency Regulation Gets Backing From G7 Finance Officials

The need for the regulation of digital currencies has received backing from the G7 financial officials. These G7 financial officials consist of central bankers and finance ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies. The U.S. Treasury Department recently released a statement that shows that the G7 finance officials have strongly supported that digital currencies should be regulated, as...

Dec 11 2020

Russian Officials to Disclose Crypto Holdings Following Putin Order

Failing to disclose data or deliberately providing false information is a criminal offense.

Dec 10 2020

Can Fintech Regulations Be Positive?

Many see regulations as an impediment to innovation and success. This view is pervasive in the decentralized crypto ecosystem. There are those, however, who maintain a different point of view. An article posted by Entrepreneur posits that fintech regulations can be a good thing and bring about innovation in the industry. The article...

Dec 08 2020

Circle CEO Expects Biden Administration to Support Cryptocurrencies

Jeremy Allaire said that he is hopeful from Biden Administration to present a clear crypto regulatory framework.

Dec 07 2020

New Crypto Regulations Are a Major Concern for U.S.-Based Exchanges

The whole crypto ecosystem was built on the foundation of decentralization; to hand over the final control into the hands of the common man. However, as days are passing by, this ecosystem is turning more and more centralized, which defies the purpose of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. In many countries, crypto regulations are a “gray area.” While some countries have defined some regulations for...

Dec 01 2020

South Korea Tax on Crypto Gains Delayed Until 2022

The country’s legislative body said more time is needed to build the relevant tax infrastructure.

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