Regulation

South Africa’s Central Bank Proposes Rules for Crypto Companies

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchanges and wallet providers would have to register with regulators under rules proposed by South Africa’s central bank.

Wyoming State House

Wyoming Blockchain Bill Proposes Issuance of Tokenized Stock Certificates

| Yogita Khatri

Lawmakers from the U.S. state of Wyoming have introduced legislation proposing the issuance of tokenized stock certificates using blockchain tech.

US Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill Seeking ‘Safe Harbor’ for Some Crypto Startups

| Nikhilesh De

Rep. Tom Emmer has re-introduced a bill hoping to provide crypto startups which do not store users' tokens exemptions from state-level money…

All Crypto Is Created Equal? That’s What Regulators Seem to See

| Mason Borda

Are digital assets equal to digital securities? TokenSoft's Mason Borda argued the two types aren’t so different in terms of how regulators view…

Danish Tax Agency to Collect User Data from Crypto Exchanges

| Yogita Khatri

The Danish Tax Agency has got the green light to collect trader information from local cryptocurrency exchanges to see if they are paying their dues.

white house

How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street

| Nikhilesh De and Zack Seward

A record-breaking government shutdown in the U.S. is pushing crypto policy decisions to the back burner.

Malaysia to Regulate ICOs as Securities Offerings from Tuesday

| Yogita Khatri

Malaysia’s securities watchdog will have powers to regulate digital asset offerings and crypto exchanges from tomorrow.

Vermont State Government Launching Blockchain Insurance Pilot

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. state of Vermont is launching a blockchain pilot project for insurers, seeking transparency and efficiency improvements.

Wyoming Lawmakers Advance Blockchain ‘Sandbox’ Bill

| Nikhilesh De

A Wyoming legislature committee has approved a regulatory sandbox bill, sending it to the full House for a vote.

Tokyo, Japan

Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.