Tag: crypto regulation

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    South Korea Reveals Plan to Tax ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

    The Finance Ministry of the South Korean government announced a plan to tax initial coin offerings and digital currencies in accordance with the creation of the taxation infrastructure and international trends. South Korea Closer to Legalize and Tax Crypto Fundraisers as New Government Takes Over Hong Nam-ki, Minister...

    Ricardo Esteves | December 4, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • Crypto

    UK’s FCA Investigates 50 Firms Suspected of Unlicensed Crypto Operations

    The number of complaints relating to crypto assets received by the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has risen sharply during the 2018 bear market. FCA Currently Investigating 50 Cryptocurrency Firms People rarely call foul play during a bull market. When the charts are all green, who really cares...

    Rick D. | November 26, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • Regulations

    Report Warns MPs That Regulations Could Threaten UK’s Crypto Market

    A report has warned U.K. MPs to tread carefully when creating regulations to govern the nation’s digital currency sector. The document is in response to plans made by MPs to place the U.K.’s financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), at the centre of a crack down on...

    Rick D. | October 29, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • ICO

    Swiss Regulators Probe Crypto Mining Company Envion

    The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has today announced enforcement proceedings against crypto mining firm Envion. The regulators believe that the German-Swiss start-up has been operating in breach of national banking laws. Legal Proceedings Brought Against Fraudulent German-Swiss Crypto Firm Envion Although largely welcoming to cryptocurrency businesses,...

    Rick D. | July 26, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Technology

    Bank of England Slammed for Falling Behind Regulating Crypto

    The Bank of England (BoE) has been criticized in a UK Treasury Committee during a hearing on Digital Currencies on July 4. Three senior government and banking officials denied the claim, arguing that a taskforce is underway to provide clear guidance over what crypto regulations need to be...

    tim copeland | July 15, 2018 | 9:00 am
  • Exchange

    Thai Securities Firms Mull the Possibility of Joint Crypto Exchange

    Thailand’s Association of Securities Companies (ASCO) are considering creating a joint cryptocurrency exchange. The group of securities companies are hoping to receive a license from the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Recent Royal Decree Opens Up Thai Crypto Industry ASCO’s chairperson, Pattera Dilokrungthirapop, spoke to local Thai...

    Rick D. | July 2, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Fidelity Investments

    Investment Giant Fidelity Staffing Up for Crypto Exchange Launch

    Another institutional giant is gearing up to make its way into the crypto space marking the change in Wall Street’s opinion on the digital asset revolution. Investment Giant Fidelity Takes First Steps Into Crypto Boston based investment institution Fidelity has announced that it is hiring engineers to “create and...

    newsbtc | June 7, 2018 | 11:30 am
  • FCA

    The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Is Investigating 24 Crypto Firms

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is launching investigations into 24 different cryptocurrency companies. The U.K.’s financial watchdog did not name which specific businesses they were inspecting. Crypto Firms Come Under Scrutiny in the UK According to reports in U.K. news publication CityWire, the U.K.’s financial watchdog, the FCA,...

    Rick D. | May 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • howey coins

    SEC Educates Investors by Launching Fake Crypto Site

    The SEC’s spoof ICO launch, HoweyCoins website breaks down the red flags of fraudulent fundraising to educate potential victims. SEC Launches Fake ICO to Educate Investors The Securities Exchange Commission, a US regulatory branch charged with investigating fraudulent ICOs, has created their own ICO web page to show potential...

    newsbtc | May 17, 2018 | 6:00 am

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