Regulation

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Regulators Debate Cryptocurrency Legislation Ahead of G20 Summit

| Diana Aguilar

The new rules for crypto businesses will be released in June 21 but many regulators are already worried about the repercussions.

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Halt Libra? US Lawmakers Call for Hearings on Facebook’s Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt development of its Libra crypto until hearings can be held.

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There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Crypto Economy

| Marc Hochstein

In addition to the Libra coin, Facebook's newly unveiled crypto project also involves a "Libra investment token."

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Brazilian Financial Authorities Announce Regulatory Sandbox For Blockchain

| Diana Aguilar

“This initiative is an answer to great transformation”, the regulators said.

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Wall Street watchdog FINRA has sat for as long as 12 months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications by blockchain startups.

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update Terms to Accept Liability for Hacks

| Daniel Palmer

Five South Korean crypto exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for potential hacks and service issues.

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It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

| Serhii Mokhniev

The crypto industry can fight money launderers effectively, but not the way FATF wants it to, a CEX.IO compliance officer writes.

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the…

FINRA Fines Ex-Merrill Lynch Investment Adviser Over Crypto Mining Sideline

| Daniel Palmer

U.S. self-regulatory organization FINRA has fined and suspended an investment adviser over undeclared cryptocurrency mining activities.