Browsing the "Regulation" Tag

Crypto Market Maker B2C2 Hires Wall Street FX Vet to Lead US Expansion

| Marc Hochstein

London-based crypto liquidity provider B2C2 has hired Wall Street veteran Rob Catalanello to lead its expansion in the U.S.

Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

| Yogita Khatri

Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.

Canada Proposes Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

| Yogita Khatri

Canadian financial regulatory authorities have called for public comment on rules for cryptocurrency exchanges in the country.

Cryptocurrencies Pose Risks to Banks, Warns Basel Committee

| Yogita Khatri

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has warned that the growth of cryptocurrencies poses a number of risks to banks.

Thailand’s Securities Watchdog Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

| Daniel Palmer

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has given the green light to the country's first portal for scrutinized token sales.

Don’t Count on Decentralization to Rule Crypto Out as Security: VanEck Exec

| Wolfie Zhao

VanEck's Gabor Gurbacs has questioned whether being "sufficiently decentralized" means a crypto is not a security, as suggested by SEC execs.

Malta Teams With Crypto Security Firm to Manage Financial Crimes Risk

| Daniel Palmer

Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its digital asset industry.

German Finance Ministry Calls for Regulated Blockchain Securities Market

| Anna Baydakova

The German Ministry of Finance has recommended that the country recognize and regulate blockchain securities.

73% of UK Consumers Say They Don’t Know What Cryptocurrency Is

| Yogita Khatri

Three-quarters of U.K. consumers don't know what a cryptocurrency is or can't define it, according to a survey by the nation's financial regulator.

Road to Consensus with Jake Chervinsky: Crypto Twitter’s Favorite Lawyer

| Pete Rizzo