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Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

| Noelle Acheson

The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.

Japan Eyes Regulation of Unregistered Crypto Investment Schemes

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly looking to close a loophole that lets unregistered investment firms solicit funds in cryptocurrencies.

G20 Leaders Pledge Crypto-Asset Regulation After Buenos Aires Meeting

| Nikhilesh De

G20 leaders declared that they would regulate crypto to mitigate financial crimes in a statement after this weekend's summit.

The Incoming Wave of ICO Regulation (Yes, It’s Coming)

| Alex Sunnarborg

The SEC has not forgotten or overlooked the ICO space, and a wave of regulatory action is coming, believes Alex Sunnarborg.

China’s Internet Censor Releases Draft Regulation for Blockchain Startups

| Wolfie Zhao

China's internet censorship agency has released draft regulations to govern blockchain startups.

Global AML Watchdog to Release Crypto Regulations By Next June

| Daniel Palmer

Global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, has said it will draw up rules for cryptocurrency regulation by next summer.

CFTC Meeting Hears Renewed Calls for Crypto Self-Regulation

| Nikhilesh De

Panelists at a CFTC meeting explained that stronger regulations or self-enforcement may help protect crypto investors.

Bill Clinton: Over-Regulation Could Kill Blockchain’s ‘Golden Goose’

| Stan Higgins and David Floyd

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton highlighted the need to avoid too much regulation of new technologies like blockchain on Monday.

US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations

| Nikhilesh De

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are asking SEC chair Jay Clayton to provide clarity on when token sales are classified as securities.

Sandboxes Aren’t Enough: Blockchain Leaders Seek Regulation Relief

| Anna Baydakova

Even in blockchain-friendly jurisdictions, some say regulatory hurdles and old mindsets are holding back innovation and growth for the industry.