New Crypto Exchanges Launch in South Korea Despite Lack of Fiat Deposits

News A number of new cryptocurrency exchanges are launching in South Korea despite being unable to provide full service due[…]

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Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License

Regulation The Japanese financial regulator will be issuing its first warning since the legalization of cryptocurrencies as a method of[…]

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U.S. Lawmaker Wants Ethics Committee to Form Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines

Regulation This week Colorado House Representative Jared Polis sent a letter to the U.S. House Committee on Ethics asking the[…]

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Russia’s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto

Mining Russia’s largest bank, the state-controlled Sberbank, has reiterated that it is not mining cryptocurrencies. However, the bank says that[…]

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Hong Kong Cracks Down on Securities Tokens – 7 Crypto Exchanges Targeted

Regulation The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission has sent letters to seven cryptocurrency exchanges regarding their listings of securities[…]

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Thai Government Cannot Stop Crypto Use – Regulatory Framework Expected in a Month

Regulation Thailand’s financial agencies have agreed that regulators cannot stop the use of cryptocurrencies within the country. The relevant ministries[…]

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Venezuela Found Foreign Investors for Petro Cryptocurrency Pre-Sale Starting This Month

Featured Venezuela says it has found a number of foreign investors for the pre-sale of its “oil-backed” national cryptocurrency, the[…]

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Korean Prime Minister: Closing Down Crypto Exchanges ‘Not a Serious Consideration’

Regulation The South Korean prime minister has emphasized that closing down cryptocurrency exchanges is not a serious consideration. His statement[…]

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Korean Supreme Court to Judge Whether Crypto Regulations Are Unconstitutional

Regulation The case against the South Korean government over cryptocurrency regulations filed with the Constitutional Court has been referred to[…]

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Venezuela Invites OPEC Countries to Jointly Develop Oil-Backed Crypto Platform

Featured Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has invited all OPEC nations to jointly develop a platform for the trading of oil-backed[…]

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