Tag: regulation

  • Crypto

    French Finance Committee: Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies Appropriate

    In a report published earlier today, the Finance Committee of France’s National Assembly has stated that it would be appropriate to ban all cryptocurrencies focused on providing greater anonymity to the user. The committee went on the write that such cryptocurrencies posed heightened risk of various financial crimes....

    Rick D. | March 6, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Why Did Major Crypto Exchange Coinbase Suddenly Add XRP?

    Since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began to show aggression towards digital asset offerings, specifically for their occasional security-esque nature, crypto service providers have kept on their toes. Listing the wrong asset, investing in a misaligned project, and participating in a certain blockchain could spell disaster...

    Nick Chong | February 26, 2019 | 10:53 am
  • Crypto

    CME’s Duffy: Crypto Needs to Brown-Nose Governments to Succeed

    Over the past year, crypto has struggled from a price standpoint. Thus, many investors that are looking to “HODL” have sought the light at the end of the tunnel that is institutional participation. But, one Wall Streeter, who has expressed some semblance of support for Bitcoin, recently claimed...

    Nick Chong | February 16, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    VanEck & Bitcoin ETF Hopefuls Refile Application To U.S. SEC

    Although the crypto market’s year-long downturn has yet to reverse, this nascent ecosystem saw a fundamentally positive, likely bullish (price-wise) announcement on Thursday, as a financial services provider refiled a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Leading Bitcoin ETF Application Refiled Per...

    Nick Chong | January 31, 2019 | 7:25 pm
  • Nasdaq

    Nasdaq Delves Deeper into Crypto to Tackle Market Manipulation

    During the big crypto rush of late 2017 driving factors were primarily based on fomo and speculation. The following year was a different story as the selloff gathered momentum and inexperienced traders ran for the hills. The serious players stayed in the game and they don’t come much...

    Martin Young | January 31, 2019 | 8:30 am
  • ICO

    Why is Kik Challenging The SEC In Anticipated Crypto ICO Court Case?

    Ever since initial coin offerings (ICOs) became mainstream, regulators, especially the U.S.’ governmental agencies, have sought to make moves against this newfangled form of funding. The crypto assets from these sales are touted as utility-centric, but incumbents have argued that they resemble securities. Jay Clayton, a commissioner at...

    Nick Chong | January 28, 2019 | 12:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    CBOE May Have Withdrawn Bitcoin ETF Filing to Avoid Automatic Rejection

    The advent of a U.S.-based, fully-regulated Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) has long been a hope for crypto’s most fervent dreamers. Yet, these dreams, deemed quixotic by most, was quashed on Wednesday, as reports arose that the foremost cryptocurrency ETF application was withdrawn from the care of the...

    Nick Chong | January 23, 2019 | 8:47 pm

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