Tag: regulation

  • 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    CBOE May Have Withdrawn Bitcoin ETF Filing to Avoid Automatic Rejection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quixotic by most, was quashed on Wednesday, as reports arose that the foremost cryptocurrency ETF application was withdrawn from the care of the...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
  • Crypto

    Bitcoin ETF Approval Could Ease EU Regulators Concerns About Crypto

    Since the birth of Bitcoin, crypto assets have been in a regulatory grey zone. And for years on end, regulators across the globe left this industry’s constituents alone, seemingly deeming that cryptocurrencies weren’t a bonafide threat to society. However, following the advent of the Silk Road, Mt. Gox,...

    Nick Chong | January 16, 2019 | 1:08 pm
  • Crypto

    Why Major Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX Was Pressured to Cut Off US Users

    Since BitMEX rocketed to the tip of the crypto market, hosting hundreds of millions of dollars worth of nominal Bitcoin (BTC) trades each and every day, the company has come under pressure from regulators. And while the Asian startup is mostly well-respected, with its chief executive, former stock...

    Nick Chong | January 15, 2019 | 1:00 pm
  • china censorship

    China Gets More Blockchain Censorship Powers Under New Rules

    China’s crypto angst has shown no sign of abating as we enter a new year. Another raft of restrictive regulations has just been implemented for blockchain companies in the People’s Republic. Data Privacy Not Applicable in China The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has just introduced more regulations...

    Martin Young | January 11, 2019 | 9:00 am

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