Regulation

Binance Warns Iranian Traders to Withdraw Crypto Amid Sanctions

| Leigh Cuen

Binance is advising its remaining users in Iran to withdraw their money as the cryptocurrency exchange seeks to comply with international sanctions.

Bitmain Denies Reports CEO Jihan Wu Ousted from Bitcoin Miner’s Board

| Wolfie Zhao

Mining giant Bitmain says CEO Jihan Wu still serves on its board, despite media reports to the contrary.

Bitcoin Miner Canaan’s IPO Likely Delayed After Hong Kong Filing Expires

| Wolfie Zhao

Canaan Creative's IPO may be in doubt as the bitcoin mining firm's filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has now lapsed.

New York Regulators Have Grant Crypto License to NYDIG

| Nikhilesh De

New York's latest BitLicense has been granted to the New York Digital Investment Group, along with a limited purpose trust charter.

Michigan Secretary of State Nixes Crypto for Political Donations

| Nikhilesh De

A letter from the Michigan Secretary of State's office states that cryptocurrencies cannot be used for political donations.

Crypto Exchanges Should Take a Hard Look at IP Address-Masking Services

| Richard Malish

Cryptocurrency exchanges will likely have to reckon with VPN access as part of any regulatory or law enforcement actions for market manipulation.

Colorado Regulators Crack Down on Four More ICOs

| Zack Seward

The state's "ICO Task Force" has now issued 12 cease-and-desist orders since May of this year.

Clayton, SEC

Expect the SEC to Target More Token Exchanges After EtherDelta

| Leigh Cuen and Nikhilesh De

The SEC's settlement with the founder of EtherDelta is likely the first of many enforcement actions to come against crypto token exchanges.

Korean Lawyers Urge Government to Draw Up Blockchain Rules

| Yogita Khatri

The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to introduce blockchain regulations, ASAP.

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder Over ‘Unregistered Securities Exchange’

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has charged Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, with running an unregistered national securities exchange.