Browsing the "regulations" Tag

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.

A Major Regulatory Effort Is Brewing to Revive the US ICO Market

| Nikhilesh De

More than 80 representatives from a variety of cryptocurrency projects and companies spent four hours calling for clarity around ICOs and tokens.

US Congressman Drafts Bills to Aid Blockchain Development

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to introduce three blockchain-focused bills to Congress in the coming weeks aimed at spurring development.