German Regulator Advises Investors to “Keep Their Hands Off” ICOs

The president of BaFin, Germany’s financial watchdog, is supportive of a global regulatory framework for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Critical of cryptocurrency financial rounds, Felix Hufeld advises private investors to “keep their hands off such things”. BaFin’s President Hufeld Supports

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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

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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

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Japan May Play Leading Role in G20’s Crypto Regulatory Stance

Despite gaining legitimacy in the eyes of many more individuals across the world, cryptocurrencies are still a contested topic within regulatory circles, especially with the regulatory bodies of developed countries. FSB: Crypto Assets Don’t Pose A Risk To Global Financial Stability The

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South Korean Regulator Launches Initiative to Improve Relationship with Crypto

The South Korean financial watchdog, Financial Services Commission (FSC), has created the Financial Innovation Bureau to oversee and nurture the crypto sector as part of the fourth industrial revolution. Korean Regulator Creates Financial Innovation Bureau to Help Cryptocurrency Ecosystem Digital currency

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South Korean Regulator Launches Initiative to Improve Relationship with Crypto

The South Korean financial watchdog, Financial Services Commission (FSC), has created the Financial Innovation Bureau to oversee and nurture the crypto sector as part of the fourth industrial revolution. Korean Regulator Creates Financial Innovation Bureau to Help Cryptocurrency Ecosystem Digital currency

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New York Now Wants to Tax Bitcoin Mining, Following Controversial BitLicense

New York state is famously tough on cryptocurrency trading but has recently struck some big deals with Bitcoin mining companies. Now the authority that controls electricity say prices for such activities is going to cost more. Mining Operation a Boon to

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