Iranian Government Preparing for Bitcoin Use Inside the Country

Economics The Iranian government has been conducting research into the economic and infrastructural aspects of preparing for bitcoin use in[…]

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Russia Picks Pilot City to Launch Two Cryptocurrency Agencies

Featured A city in Russia has been selected as a pilot city to launch two cryptocurrency agencies, following mandates by[…]

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SEC Details Enforcement Objectives of New Cyber Unit

Regulation The co-director of the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC)’s Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian, has outlined the[…]

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Japan’s Financial Authority Clarifies Stance on Initial Coin Offerings

Regulation The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued a statement regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs). In addition to risk[…]

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Regs Roundup: UK & Taiwanese Regulators Weigh-in on Bitcoin Laundering, France ponders ICOs

Regulation This past week has witnessed several developments in the sphere of cryptocurrency regulations. In recent days, the U.K. government[…]

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South Korea Advances Crypto Bill Targeting Multi-Level and Door-to-Door Sales

Regulation South Korea is moving forward with a bill to regulate cryptocurrencies. According to the country’s Ministry of Justice, the[…]

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National Bank of Kazakhstan Proposes to Restrict the Exchange and Mining of Cryptocurrencies

Regulation The central bank of Kazakhstan has submitted proposals to its government to restrict some cryptocurrency-related activities. However, the bank’s[…]

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Putin Mandates Crypto and ICO Regulation Be Finalized by July 2018

Regulation Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has issued orders pertaining to the regulation of cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICO), and cryptocurrency[…]

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