The European Parliament has voted for regulations to prevent the use of cryptocurrencies in money laundering and terrorism financing.
LocalBitcoins, a low-fi exchange launched in 2011, is gaining traction in overlooked markets where people have less access to VC-backed alternatives.
Some of the cryptocurrency exchanges named today in the New York Attorney General's "inquiry" into the ecosystem say they welcome the move.
U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has announced it is shutting its doors for investors in Japan, citing operational costs.
A South Korean blockchain industry organization has proposed a self-regulatory framework to set standards for the cryptocurrency exchange industry.
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer says it will revise its know-your-customer procedures after criticism from a financial regulator.
Bitfinex is pushing back against reports that Polish authorities froze $400 million of its funds.
Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex began accepting new users today after temporarily halting registrations last December.
The exchange's new feature will allow institutional investors to place large trades without driving prices up or down.
Three South Korean banks are to be inspected over their compliance with new anti-money laundering rules for cryptocurrency exchange accounts.