Browsing the "regulations" Tag

Iran Could Ban Bitcoin for Payments, Central Bank Report Suggests

| Leigh Cuen and Stan Higgins

The Iranian central bank has drafted a new report outlining cryptocurrency regulations in the country.

Stablecoin Issuers May Need Licenses in Texas, Unlike Most Crypto Startups

| Nikhilesh De

A new memo by the Texas Department of Banking notes that stablecoins may fall under the state's definition of "money" and therefore would be subject…

Switzerland to Regulate Blockchain Within Existing Financial Laws

| Yogita Khatri

Switzerland's government plans to accommodate the blockchain sector within existing financial laws, but with a few tweaks.

The CFTC Wants to Learn More About Ethereum

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC has published a request for input to learn more about ethereum and its underlying blockchain network.

Treasury Official: Global Regulators Must Follow US Lead in Crypto Enforcement

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. Treasury Department Under Secretary Sigal Mandelker called for global efforts to police malicious actors' use of cryptocurrencies.

G20 Leaders Pledge Crypto-Asset Regulation After Buenos Aires Meeting

| Nikhilesh De

G20 leaders declared that they would regulate crypto to mitigate financial crimes in a statement after this weekend's summit.

DOJ’s Rosenstein: Regulators Can’t Let Criminals ‘Hide Behind’ Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein called for a multinational approach to regulating cryptocurrencies Sunday.

Taiwanese Lawmaker Proposes New Business Category for Crypto Startups

| Nikhilesh De

Taiwanese legislator Jason Hsu wants the island to create a new business category for cryptocurrency activities, he said Friday.

The SEC Is Setting Up a New Division to Talk to ICO Startups

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC's new FinHub is being launched with the aim of facilitating interactions with fintech startups, including ICO issuers.

US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations

| Nikhilesh De

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are asking SEC chair Jay Clayton to provide clarity on when token sales are classified as securities.