Amitoj Singh

Amitoj Singh

Amitoj Singh is a CoinDesk reporter focusing on regulation and the politics shaping the future of finance. He also presents shows for CoinDesk TV on occasion. He has previously contributed to various news organizations such as CNN, Al Jazeera, Business Insider and SBS Australia. Previously, he was Principal Anchor and News Editor at NDTV (New Delhi Television Ltd.), the go-to news network for Indians globally. Amitoj owns a marginal amount of Bitcoin and Ether below CoinDesk's disclosure threshold of $1,000.

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Japanese Crypto Issuers Won't Pay Taxes on Unrealized Gains, Govt. Clarifies
Token issuers in the country were taxed for unrealized gains from holding on their own tokens.
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Leveraged Bitcoin Futures ETF to Start Trading Tuesday, Sponsor Says
Volatility Shares says its 2x leveraged bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund will be based on CME Bitcoin Futures prices.
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CFTC Takes Action Against New York Resident for $21M Crypto Pooling Scam
William Ichioka has agreed to the charges and the CFTC has sought full recovery for the defrauded individuals and entities.
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Australian Payment Provider Cuscal Imposes New Restrictions on Crypto; Industry Body Criticizes Move
"Australians ... expect to be able to spend their money and use their assets as they choose, without undue restrictions," a Blockchain Australia official said.
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Polygon Labs Rolls Out Open Database for Blockchain Use Cases
Called "The Value Prop," the database hosts as many as 39 use cases and over 300 applications, with numbers expected to increase.
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Hong Kong Put Pressure on 3 Major Banks to Take On Crypto Exchanges as Clients: Report
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority put pressure on HSBC, Standard Chartered and Bank of China, according to the Financial Times.
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Australia's Crypto Industry Body Denounces Recent Banking Restrictions
Blockchain Australia said it wants to tackle the issue "head-on by using real data," following reports that banks in the country were blocking payments to crypto exchanges.
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Crypto Industry Destined to Be Bitcoin Focused After SEC Actions: MicroStrategy Founder Michael Saylor
Last week, the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed lawsuits against Binance and Coinbase.
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Stablecoin Regulation Is a Sticking Point Between the G7 and G20
Emerging economies in the G20 are concerned widespread stablecoin use may threaten their monetary policy, and are seeking stricter measures, two high-level officials privy to...
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Binance Australia Stops AUD Bank Transfers as Search for Payment Partner Drags On
Customers can still buy and sell crypto using credit and debit cards after the halt, which was announced last month.
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