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Bitcoin Exchange

‘Totally Absurd’ – New FATF Rules To Turn Bitcoin...

Intergovernmental body the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has committed to making 200 countries treat cryptocurrency exchanges like banks. FATF Among ‘Biggest Threats’...

Anja van Oosterhout | 1 month ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Russia is Realizing It Has No Clue How to Regulate Cryptocurrency

The proposed ‘digital assets’ law aims to “legalize ICOs” in Russia and is expected to be reviewed in May. But lawmakers are slowly realizing the futility of...

Allen Scott | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

US Congress Introduces Two New Cryptocurrency Bills

US lawmakers are exploring new blockchain regulations. US Congress just introduced two new cryptocurrency bills aimed to address price manipulation and boost the country’s...

Georgi Georgiev | 4 months ago
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News

Switzerland Moves Forward to Fit Cryptocurrency Into Traditional...

 The Federal Assembly of Switzerland has voted in favor of putting cryptocurrency on equal footing as traditional assets. A Hesitant Vote 99 members of the National Council...

Georgi Georgiev | 4 months ago
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News

Canada Lawmakers Propose a Ban on Cryptocurrency Short Selling

The Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) have jointly proposed a framework for cryptocurrency exchanges that would...

Georgi Georgiev | 4 months ago
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News

Pro-Bitcoin Colorado Governor Signs Cryptocurrency-Friendly Bill

Jared Polis, the Governor of Colorado, has signed a cryptocurrency-friendly bill exempting digital tokens from state securities laws — if their primary purpose is as a...

Georgi Georgiev | 4 months ago
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News

Thailand Greenlights Security Token Offerings (STOs)

Thailand is set to legalize the issuance of tokenized securities using blockchain technology with a recent amendment to the Securities and Exchange Act. Thailand to Greenlight STOs...

Georgi Georgiev | 5 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Indonesia Officially Recognizes Bitcoin as a Commodity

Regulators in Indonesia have finally recognized Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as commodities, thus providing legal backing for trading virtual currencies. Consequently...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 5 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Indonesian Bitcoin Traders Protest BTC Futures Capital Requirements

Bitcoin traders in Indonesia are protesting what they call excessive capital requirements imposed by the government on cryptocurrency futures trading. The aggrieved brokers say the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 5 months ago
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News

Venezuela Imposes Capital Controls on Bitcoin Remittance Amid Record...

Venezuela continues to reach new heights in terms of weekly Bitcoin trading volume. Meanwhile, the country’s government has issued new regulations that impose fees on Bitcoin...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 5 months ago
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News

Localbitcoins Warns Over ‘Major Changes’ For Users in...

P2P Bitcoin trading platform Localbitcoins has has said it will launch fresh user identification requirements as part of its push to remain compliant with EU law. EU Compliance Looms...

Esther Kim | 5 months ago
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Interviews

ICO Raised With ‘No Strings Attached’ Led to Massive...

Bitcoinist spoke with Shelly Hod Moyal, Founding Partner and Co-CEO of iAngels, on why the ICO market popped and where the cryptocurrency industry is headed next.  Goldman Sachs alumn...

Allen Scott | 5 months ago

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