Tag: cryptocurrency regulation

Sep 17 2021

Over 60 Crypto Exchanges In South Korea To Suspend Operations From Next Week

The Financial Services Commission (FSC) in South Korea has set a deadline for foreign and local crypto exchanges to register as legal trading platforms. The financial watchdog has set a September 24 deadline for exchanges to comply. This...

Aug 09 2021

Controversial U.S. Crypto Tax Reporting Bill Still Being Debated

Senators in the United States have been grappling with the wording in legislation that could affect a controversial cryptocurrency tax reporting bill. According to reports, several U.S. Senators have been negotiating over the amendment of a cryptocurrency tax reporting provision of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act....

Aug 07 2021

Debate Intensifies Over Inclusion of Cryptocurrency Entities in Bipartisan Bill

Some "supporters" of the cryptocurrency industry in the United States upper legislative house have issued a new proposal on the recent tax-reporting rules. The proposal seeks to ensure the exemption of cryptocurrency service providers and miners from the new reporting rules on crypto brokers. To this effect, the lawmakers want the bipartisan infrastructure bill to be...

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Jun 26 2021

Tanzania Central Bank Acts on President’s Cryptocurrency Directives

The central bank of Tanzania has revealed it is currently acting on President Samia Suluhu Hassan's directives on cryptocurrency. The latest development from the Central Bank of Tanzania may trigger the removal of the previous embargo placed on the digital assets in 2019, reports indicate. President Hassan, who rode to power after the demise of John Pombe Magafuli in March this year, recently...

Jun 24 2021

Malta ‘Blockchain Island’ – A Source of Concern for the FATF

The cryptocurrency and blockchain space - since its inception - has had to overcome many hurdles to get to where it is today. Many cryptocurrency exchanges have had to relocate or close shop due to constraints put forward by regulatory bodies worldwide. Malta ‘Blockchain Island’, on the other hand, has been providing a safe haven for the blockchain space. According to reports, the...

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Mar 22 2021

India Weighs Crypto Exchange IP Address Ban: Report

More bad news for crypto users in India. India Crypto Crush Ongoing The Indian government may block the IP addresses of cryptocurrency firms and exchanges, according to recent reports. Local news outlet Business Today...

Mar 17 2021

Binance Snags Former U.S. Senator Maxwell Baucus

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that Maxwell Baucus, the former U.S. Senator and ambassador to China, will be joining its team. Baucus is expected to function as a government liaison and policy adviser while assisting the firm to navigate the U.S. regulatory clime. Simply put, Maxwell Baucus will help Binance remain regulatory compliant as well as guide all of its activities involving...

Mar 16 2021

CFTC Probes Binance Over U.S. Residents’ Transactions

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is probing Binance Holdings Ltd., the largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, concerning transactions that were allegedly carried out by U.S. residents. According to the report, the CFTC is investigating Binance to find out if U.S....

Mar 13 2021

John McAfee and Associate Face Federal Charges

In Manhattan. federal prosecutors have indicted John McAfee and an associate, Jimmy Watson, for fraud and money laundering crimes. John McAfee is the founder of the McAfee antivirus software company while Jimmy Gale Watson Jr. served as the executive adviser of the McAfee crypto team. Charges Against the McAfee Team On the 5th of March, the United States Attorney for the Southern District...

Feb 25 2021

Coinbase Files for Direct Public Listing With SEC

Feb 25 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  coinbase cryptocurrency regulation sec

Coinbase is all set to launch its class A common stock on the stock market. This is huge milestone in the cryptocurrency space. Coinbase announced today that it has filed a registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for a public direct listing of its stock. This will be a class A common stock. COIN...

Feb 07 2021

Nigerian Central Bank Says Its Ban on Crypto Accounts Is Nothing New

The Central Bank of Nigeria said its warning to banks on Friday was not a new position, but a reiteration of its 2017 stance on cryptocurrencies.

Jan 30 2021

Indian Government Lists Bill to Ban Cryptocurrency

Jan 30 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  ban cryptocurrency regulation

The Indian Government has listed a bill which prohibits the use of private cryptocurrency. It has decided to issue its own digital currency - a stablecoin backed by rupee and proposed to ban cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency ecosystem in India has always been a grey area with no regulations whatsoever. There is no clarity with regards to the possession, trading or dealing of cryptocurrencies...

Jan 15 2021

Tether Case: Important Date for Crypto Market

Tether: The biggest stable coin by market cap will be having a critical turning point. Tether case: The famous case of NYAG (New York Attorney General) vs iFinex. This case has been ongoing since April 2019 and has an important date on 15th of January 2020. By this date, iFinex has to submit all supporting documents for the minting of Tether to...

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