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Apr 09 2021

CipherTrace and Chainlink Just Made DeFi More Compliant

CipherTrace's DeFi Compli, a new compliance oracle on Chainlink, assists DeFi projects in following OFAC sanctions and block blacklisted cryptocurrency addresses. CipherTrace to Keep DeFi Compliant DeFi Compli is targeted at helping DeFi projects be compliant with the Office of Foreign Assets Control (...

Apr 02 2021

Circle and Poloniex Will Share User Identities With IRS

The IRS will likely gain access to records from two crypto companies, Circle and Poloniex, to root out tax evasion among U.S. investors. Circle and Poloniex Will Share Data According to the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), a...

Mar 15 2021

Elon Musk Is Now Officially “The Technoking” of Tesla

In a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Tesla has changed the official titles of its CEO Elon Musk and CFO Zack Kirkhorn. Tesla CFO Is Now "Master of Coin" Tesla, the largest electric vehicle company in the...

Mar 12 2021

SEC to Analyze Ripple Executives’ Bank Records

Mar 12 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis ripple sec us regulation xrp

The SEC has issued legal notices to obtain bank records of Ripple's chairman Christian Larsen and CEO Garlinghouse, the two executives named as defendants in the ongoing lawsuit against the company. Bank Subpoenas for Ripple Execs To further its investigation in the case, the SEC has...

Mar 07 2021

Delaware Court Dismisses Lead Investor’s Lawsuit Against Ripple

A Delaware court has rejected Tetragon's appeal to pull out its equity in blockchain payments firm Ripple Labs. Court Stands With Ripple The Delaware Chancery Court court denied Tetragon's appeal to redeem stock in Ripple as a result of its ongoing battle with the U.S....

Mar 05 2021

Centra Co-Founder Prisoned Sentenced to 8 Years for Fake ICO Scam

Sohrab Sharma, Florida-based co-founder of cryptocurrency firm Centra, will serve eight years in connection to his leading role in a fraudulent Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Jail Time for ICO Founder The U.S. Attorney's Office of Southern District of New York confirmed in a...

Mar 04 2021

Ripple Chairman Denies Knowing XRP Sales Could Be a Violation

Mar 04 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business ripple us regulation xrp

Ripple's executive chairman and ex-CEO, Chris Larsen, has demanded that the SEC dismiss its lawsuit. Motion to Dismiss Ripple Lawsuit Lawyers representing the former CEO of Ripple have filed a "motion to dismiss" with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to discharge him from the ongoing...

State of Kentucky Will Give Tax Exemptions for Bitcoin Mining

Mar 04 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business mining taxes us regulation

Lawmakers in the American state of Kentucky have approved a new bill that would give sales tax breaks to cryptocurrency mining firms. Tax Breaks for Bitcoin Mining The lower house of Kentucky has approved...

Mar 03 2021

You Don’t Need to Report Bitcoin With Dollars, Says IRS

Mar 03 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis irs taxes us regulation

New instructions from The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) say taxpayers do not need to report their crypto purchases made with the dollar. IRS Eases Investors' Tax Load The IRS has provided more clarity when answering the mandatory "Yes/No" question about "virtual currency" transactions on the personal...

Jan 18 2021

Biden Will Name Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman

Jan 18 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  markets sec us regulation xrp

President-elect Joe Biden has confirmed that he will name Gary Gensler as the next chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in a new announcement. Gensler Will Become Next SEC Chair Gensler...

Jan 14 2021

FinCEN Extends Comment Period for Wallet Tracing Rule

Jan 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis us regulation

FinCEN has provided an additional 15 days for comment on a regulatory proposal that would require cryptocurrency exchanges to monitor self-hosted, off- exchange wallets. FinCEN's New Rule In December, FinCEN...

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