Browsing the "Regulation" Tag

South Africa’s Central Bank Proposes Rules for Crypto Companies

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchanges and wallet providers would have to register with regulators under rules proposed by South Africa’s central bank.

All Crypto Is Created Equal? That’s What Regulators Seem to See

| Mason Borda

Are digital assets equal to digital securities? TokenSoft's Mason Borda argued the two types aren’t so different in terms of how regulators view…

Danish Tax Agency to Collect User Data from Crypto Exchanges

| Yogita Khatri

The Danish Tax Agency has got the green light to collect trader information from local cryptocurrency exchanges to see if they are paying their dues.

Malaysia to Regulate ICOs as Securities Offerings from Tuesday

| Yogita Khatri

Malaysia’s securities watchdog will have powers to regulate digital asset offerings and crypto exchanges from tomorrow.

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China’s Internet Censor to Start Regulating Blockchain Firms Next Month

| Yogita Khatri

China’s internet censorship agency is bringing in regulations for blockchain service providers in the country.

Thai Finance Ministry Awards Licenses to 4 Crypto Firms, Rejects 2

| Yogita Khatri

Thailand's Ministry of Finance has granted digital asset business licenses to four crypto firms, while rejecting two others.

European Finance Regulators Call for Bloc-Wide Crypto Rules

| Yogita Khatri

Two top European finance regulators, the EBA and the ESMA, have separately said today that cryptocurrency and ICO rules are needed at the EU level.

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Security Token Offerings: A Way Past the SEC’s Incomplete Crypto Guidance?

| Chi-Ru Jou

Are STOs a way to pass the SEC's incomplete crypto guidance? Chi-Ru Jou explains what are the unresolved legal issues for STOs in the coming year.

Japan Eyes Regulation of Unregistered Crypto Investment Schemes

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly looking to close a loophole that lets unregistered investment firms solicit funds in cryptocurrencies.

Crypto Exchange Kraken Says US Subpoenas Becoming ‘Barrier to Entry’

| Yogita Khatri

Kraken says that the cost of handling subpoenas is fast becoming a “barrier to entry” in the U.S., as global data requests triple year on year.