Tag: regulation

  • Cryptocurrencies
    Crypto

    Hong Kong to Propose Regulation for Cryptocurrency Trading

    Hong Kong’s financial watchdog is looking to tighten investor protection by regulating cryptocurrency trading platforms. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), however, is limited by its legal regulatory reach of securities only, according to Carlson Tong Ka-shing, the outgoing chairman. Outgoing SFC Chairman Says Ban on Cryptocurrency Trading “Will...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 15, 2018 | 11:30 pm
  • Litecoin
    Altcoins

    Gemini Adds Litecoin with Approval from New York Regulators

    Cryptocurrency exchange, Gemini, announced today that they will be adding support for Litecoin (LTC) beginning on Saturday, October 13th. Investors will be able to deposit LTC into Gemini, but will not be able to trade the cryptocurrency until Tuesday, October 16th. Litecoin will be the fourth digital asset...

    Cole Petersen | October 12, 2018 | 5:15 pm
  • Crypto

    Banks Hate Crypto In Canada: QuadrigaCX Exchange Sees $28M Frozen

    Although Canada is widely regarded as a progressive nation when it comes to the acceptance of promising technologies and sectors, this forward-thinking hasn’t stopped local institutions from doing their utmost best to curb the growth and maturation of the Canadian crypto space via exchanges. QuadrigaCX Runs Into Banking...

    Nick Chong | October 9, 2018 | 7:50 am
  • ICOs
    Crypto

    EU Financial Watchdog to Determine ICOs Outside of “Regulatory World”

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the European Union’s financial watchdog, has announced it is taking the same approach to initial coin offerings (ICOs) as its U.S. counterpart. The agency is examining all types of cryptocurrency fundraisers to determine how they fit EU’s regulatory framework. ESMA to...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 8, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • Crypto

    Countries are Fighting to Appeal to Crypto Businesses: Sign of Massive Demand

    There is a growing battle between small European nations that are looking to boost their economies by drawing cryptocurrency and blockchain companies into their borders by introducing regulation that is friendly to the blockchain industry. Two such nations that are currently in tight competition to win the favor...

    Cole Petersen | October 5, 2018 | 5:02 am
  • Bitcoin

    US Bitcoin Investment Trust Drops to Lowest Levels in a Year

    The only U.S. Bitcoin investment trust, GBTC, has dropped to its lowest levels of the year — down 10% last week alone. Bitcoin’s current price certainly has an effect, but these levels are more-so a response to a combination of other factors: high fees associated with the fund,...

    Thomas Delahunty | October 3, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • BitMEX
    Altcoins

    BitMEX Appoints Hong Kong Regulator to Position of Chief Operating Officer

    In an effort to help them navigate the global regulatory landscape, BitMEX, one of the planet’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has appointed Angelina Kwan to the position of chief operating officer. Kwan is something of a veteran in the Hong Kong financial regulation space. Regulatory Expert Angelina Kwan Drafted...

    Rick D. | October 2, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • CFTC
    Crypto

    CFTC Chair: Cryptocurrencies Have a Future, They Are Here To Stay

    One of the most pertinent issues facing the cryptosphere today is regulation, as members of prominent governmental agencies, like the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have yet to come to a unanimous opinion on how this nascent space should be regulated and managed. However,...

    Nick Chong | October 2, 2018 | 10:00 am

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