Tag: regulations

Apr 13 2021

Bitcoin Price Reaches ATH? Stock Tokens, $COIN, Bitcoin ETFs Set to Skyrocket BTC price

Apr 13 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin etf bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai

Bitcoin price after consolidating weeks under the last all time high of $61,742 finally reached $62,000 today. A lot has changed in last few weeks as crypto industry is witnessing highest ever rate of innovation. In this article we will cover a few noteworthy developments that are boosting mouthwatering growth in crypto. Binance Launches FTX The post Bitcoin Price Reaches ATH? Stock Tokens,...

Mar 12 2021

CFTC Examines Whether Binance Illegally Brokered Trades for US Users

Mar 12 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  binance bitmex breach business cftc

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the U.S. is investigating Binance to determine whether the exchange illegally facilitated trading for U.S. residents. Binance Under Investigation Binance isn't registered with the CFTC and is not authorized to allow derivatives trading by U.S. residents. The U.S. regulator views cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum as...

Mar 02 2021

Thailand Regulator Withdraws Proposal of Harsh Crypto Investment Rules

The draft proposed a crypto investors’ minimum annual income to be 1 million baht.

Mar 01 2021

Bitcoin And Taxes

Tax season can be confusing enough with complicated rules about what types of income are taxable and which are not; what can be written off and what can’t; and which assets need to be listed and which do not. Add to that the confusion around digital currency and...

Feb 12 2021

7 Million Crypto Holders in India Fear Blanket Bitcoin Ban

Feb 12 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ban india markets regulations

Indian is moving to ban all cryptocurrencies despite the lack of backing from India's Reserve Bank, according to recent reports. Indian Law May End Crypto Business, Again On Jan 30., a...

Feb 10 2021

Blockchain Bites: The US vs. Bitcoin?

A CNBC contributor said the U.S. government wouldn't stomach losing the dollar's supremacy to bitcoin. Others say "the ship has sailed" on an outright ban.

Feb 09 2021

State of Crypto: India and Nigeria’s Crypto Crackdowns Continue Old Trends

Both nations hope to prevent banks from providing services to crypto companies.

Feb 08 2021

Binance Drops Defamation Lawsuit Against Forbes Over ‘Tai Chi’ Document

Feb 08 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  binance cz forbes news policy & regulation

The exchange did not say in its latest filing why it withdrew the case, at least for now.

Feb 05 2021

Nigeria to Close Customer Accounts Linked to Bitcoin Activity

The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered its national banks and all other financial institutions to close customer accounts linked to cryptocurrency use. Crypto Is Prohibited in Nigeria For the first time, a...

Feb 04 2021

Crypto Market Faces Tough Challenges in 2021

The lack of education, significant rise in speculative trading, and uncertain regulatory environment are the biggest concerns.

Jan 29 2021

Top Crypto Exchanges Report Technical Issues Following SEC’s “Fair Market” Warning

Jan 29 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  markets regulations sec trading

Several crypto exchanges halted trading activities, which seems part of a move to maintain "fair, orderly, and efficient markets." Protecting Investors From Extreme Volatility The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Jan 27 2021

Ripple Slapped With New Lawsuit Putting Pressure on XRP

Jan 27 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  markets regulations ripple trading

Florida residents have filed a new class-action lawsuit against Ripple for the sale of XRP tokens. They claim the company violated the state's securities laws. Ripple's Legal Uncertainty Intensifies Tyler Toomey, a Florida resident, filed a new class-action lawsuit against Ripple Labs, its CEO Bradley Garlinghouse, and its...

Jan 21 2021

US President Freezes Proposed Crypto KYC Regulations

Joe Biden ordered to halt all Federal regulatory processes including proposed cryptocurrency regulations by FinCEN.

Jan 19 2021

Dubai’s Financial Watchdog Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency

The regulator is expected to issue two consultation papers in the next six months.

Jan 18 2021

Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] Are Inevitable Believes Stephen Harper, Former Canadian PM

Jan 18 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin (btc) bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai

During a recent interview, former prime minister of Canada Stephen Harper said that he believes Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] are inevitable and he sees Bitcoin as an alternative reserve currency to the US Dollar....

Jan 13 2021

ECB President Believes Bitcoin is Speculative, Digital Euro in Next 5 Years

Jan 13 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Christine Lagarde, the European Central Bank president in her recent talk at Reuters Next...

Jan 12 2021

Brian Brooks, Crypto-Friendly Bank Regulator, Expected to Step Down This Week: Report

The Acting OCC head will reportedly end his brief tenure running the federal banking regulator by the end of the week.

Jan 07 2021

FinCEN Flooded With 65,000 Comments Opposing Impractical Crypto Bill

Jan 07 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  education fincen regulations

FinCEN's beta regulatory proposal for mandatory KYC of self-hosted crypto wallets and nodes received over 65,000 comments, demanding the agency reconsider the "devastating" proposal....

Jan 06 2021

ShapeShift Removes KYC Requirements Amid Growing Regulatory Clampdowns

Jan 06 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  crypto trading kyc news occ regulation news

ShapeShift, a popular crypto trading platfrom today announced that they are doing away with all kinds of KYC requirements on their platform starting today in an...

Monero on Uniswap? BTSE Issues Wrapped Monero on Ethereum

BTSE exchange has launched a Monero-backed token on Ethereum called Wrapped Monero (WXMR). The innovation arrives amidst a wave of delistings for various privacy-centric tokens....

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