Tag: regulations

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....

UK’s Ban on Crypto Derivatives Goes Into Effect Today

The Financial Conduct Authority ban on the sale of derivatives and exchange- traded notes was passed in October.

UK’s Crypto Derivatives Ban Starts Today

The FCA announced a ban on the sale and distribution of crypto-related investment products for retail investors in October 2020.

Jan 01 2021

FinCEN Seeks Info on US Citizens’ Offshore Bitcoin Holdings

Jan 01 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  education fincen regulations

As per a new proposal by FinCEN, U.S. citizens will have to disclose any cryptocurrencies held in offshore accounts. Overseas Americans on FinCEN's Radar The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) under the U.S. Treasury released a...

Dec 24 2020

Pro-Bitcoin Regulator to Replace SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

Dec 24 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin etf people regulations sec

Jay Clayton ended his term as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair on a high note for crypto, filing a major lawsuit against Ripple. Now, SEC Commissioner...

Dec 23 2020

Presidential Advisory Group Weighs In on Regulatory Approach to Stablecoins

Stablecoins should meet the same regulatory standards as other financial instruments, Trump’s Working Group on Financial Markets said.

Huobi Returns To The U.S. After Receiving Nevada Trust License

Huobi, one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges globally, plans to return to the United States, after a long time outside the United States and ceasing its operations in 2019. According...

Dec 22 2020

Coinbase Urges FinCEN to Reconsider Rushed Crypto Regulations

Dec 22 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business coinbase fincen regulations

Coinbase penned a letter to Kenneth Blanco, FinCEN's director, in which the firm urged the regulator to reconsider their drastic proposal and...

Dec 19 2020

Just In: FinCEN “Technically” Prohibits Public Comments on Newly Proposed Crypto Wallet Regulations

Dec 19 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  aml btcbrl btcbusd btcjpy btcusd

The much-awaited regulations around crypto wallets that would extend AML regulations to non-custodial wallets were finally released by the Financial...

Outgoing Trump Administration Rushes Damaging New Crypto Bill

Dec 19 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis regulations surveillance

U.S. regulators finally issued a formal notice for KYC/AML registration of self-hosted crypto wallets, the...

Dec 18 2020

Self-Hosted Bitcoin Wallets Become Front Line in Fight Over Crypto Regulations

The steady creep of know-your-customer (KYC) requirements over firms that touch digital assets is now at the foot of self-hosted wallets.

US Treasury Bulking Up Crypto Policy Advisers as Wallet Reg Rumors Swirl

FinCEN has posted a pair of job listings for crypto policy advisors amid rumors that new regulations around wallets will arrive soon.

Dec 17 2020

Seychelles, Longtime Home of BitMEX, Is Bending to US Pressure on KYC

Dec 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aml bitmex ciphertrace kyc policy & regulation

When it comes to island-hopping crypto exchanges with relaxed know-your- customer rules, BitMEX could be just the tip of the iceberg.

Dec 10 2020

US Lawmakers Tell Mnuchin to Back Off From Potential Crypto Wallet Regs

Reps. Warren Davidson, Tom Emmer, Ted Budd and Scott Perry urged Steven Mnuchin to rethink his rumored self-hosted wallet regulations in an open letter Wednesday which warned such rules might "crush a nascent industry."

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