Browsing the "Law" Tag

New Zealand Tax Office Makes It Legal to Pay Salaries in Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

New Zealand's Inland Revenue Department has made it legal to receive salaries in cryptocurrency, and be taxed accordingly.

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Experts Say Mexico’s Regulations Raise the Bar ‘Too High’ for Crypto Entrepreneurs

| Diana Aguilar

New laws are strangling crypto startups before they can begin to trade.

Crypto’s Connection to the Hong Kong Protests

| Michael J Casey

An effort to change extradition laws in Hong Kong has sparked protests – and questions about digital privacy and the right to transact.

Hacked Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Files for US Bankruptcy Protection

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptopia has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. seeking to preserve vital user data held on servers in Arizona

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Free Markets and the Future of Blockchain

| J Christopher Giancarlo

J. Christopher Giancarlo is Chairman at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the agency of the US government that regulates futures and options…

Indian Government Again Discussing Ban on Cryptocurrencies: Report

| Yogita Khatri

The government of India is said to be renewing its efforts to completely outlaw public cryptocurrencies, according to The Economic Times.

Bitcoin Trader Ordered to Forfeit $800K Gained via Unlicensed Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

A 22-year-old bitcoin dealer from the U.S. has been ordered to hand over $823,357 gained illegally via an unlicensed money transmission business.

Police Freeze Accounts, Seize Luxury Cars in Probe of ICO Promoter Vanbex

| Marc Hochstein

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of Vanbex, as part of a fraud probe into the firm's $22 million ICO.

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Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction

| Yogita Khatri

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.

Crypto Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back

| Anna Baydakova

Blockchain lawyer Andrew Hinkes has joined has joined legal services firm Carlton Fields, where he will focus on litigating cases for token sellers.