Tag: bitcoin regulation

  • Crypto
    Blockchain

    South Korean Regulator Launches Initiative to Improve Relationship with Crypto

    The South Korean financial watchdog, Financial Services Commission (FSC), has created the Financial Innovation Bureau to oversee and nurture the crypto sector as part of the fourth industrial revolution. Korean Regulator Creates Financial Innovation Bureau to Help Cryptocurrency Ecosystem Digital currency exchanges and overall businesses within the blockchain...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Bull Tim Draper Talks Security, Clarity, Utility and $250,000 BTC

    Billionaire investor and long-time Bitcoin bull Tim Draper sat down for an interview with The Street to discuss his thoughts on the future of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Draper Talks Security, Clarity, Utility The conversation started right off on the issue of clarity with The Street asking Draper for...

    John McMahon | June 13, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Industry

    Ripple CEO Says XRP is Better Than Bitcoin, Calls BTC Napster

    During a panel discussion at yesterdays Recode Code Conference in which blockchain, digital assets, and cryptocurrencies were on the program Ripple’s CEO called out Bitcoin as an idea that technology has passed by. Bitcoin is the Napster of Crypto As reported by Techcrunch a four-person panel at the...

    John McMahon | May 31, 2018 | 8:21 am
  • CFTC
    Bitcoin

    CFTC Chair says Bitcoin Has Elements of all Asset Classes

    Bitcoin is part currency, part security, and part digital coin according to the head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commision (CFTC). CFTC Chair Struggles to Define Bitcoin As the ecosystem around Bitcoin and cryptocurrency continues to evolve the various regulatory bodies in the US still struggle to define what...

    John McMahon | May 1, 2018 | 11:45 am
  • Bitcoin

    Can Bitcoin Thrive Under China’s New Central Bank Chief?

    China has a new head for the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the country’s central bank, which could positively affect the future of bitcoin and the local cryptocurrency market. New Central Bank Governor is Pro-Free Market President Xi Jinping has appointed an American-educated economist known for being a...

    John McMahon | March 19, 2018 | 8:04 am
  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Price Surges 10% as G20 Will Not Crackdown on Cryptocurrencies

    The G20’s announcement that it will pivot away from creating new regulations in favor of examining existing rules gave the cryptocurrency market a much needed seeing Bitcoin surge by $1000. No New Regulations The anticipation of what new regulations might come of the G20 meeting this week in Buenos...

    John McMahon | March 19, 2018 | 5:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    Recent House Financial Services Hearing Bashes Bitcoin, Illogical Arguments

    Whenever the topic of Bitcoin regulation comes up, things often deteriorate rather quickly. That situation is no different where House Financial Services subcommittee meetings are concerned. Their most recent get-together raised a lot of questions and showed there is a massive bias toward cryptocurrencies. The Subcommittee Hearing’s Purpose...

    JP Buntinx | March 16, 2018 | 3:08 pm
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    Bitcoin

    French Regulators “Blacklist” Cryptocurrency-Related Websites

    French financial regulators have joined those in neighbouring Belgium in releasing a “blacklist” of digital currency websites. According to them, these sites have been pushing investments on the public in a way that is banned under French and European law. French Regulators Crackdown on Illegal Financial Products The...

    Rick D. | March 15, 2018 | 9:15 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Scandinavian Bitcoin Dealer Struggles to Find Banking Partners

    One of Northern Europe’s largest Bitcoin dealers is finding the lack of regulation surrounding cryptocurrency a hindrance to their business model. Prasos Oy has systematically burned through all but one of their Finnish bank accounts. Last Chance Saloon The banks that have closed their doors to Prasos Oy...

    Rick D. | March 9, 2018 | 11:39 pm

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