Regulations

Sydney, Australia. (Johnny Bhalla, Unsplash)
Australian Securities Exchange Gives Its First Approval of a Spot Bitcoin Listing to VanEck
The fund will provide investors exposure to bitcoin by investing in the VanEck Bitcoin Trust ('HODL') which is a United States ETF listed on the Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc (Cboe).
Sydney, Australia. (Johnny Bhalla, Unsplash)

SEC (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
U.S. SEC's Crypto Enforcer David Hirsch Quits
Hirsch was the chief of the crypto asset and cyber unit in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. SEC.
SEC (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Bloomberg Editor Stacy Marie Ishmael, Financial Stability Board Chair and Dutch Central Bank Governor Klaas Knot at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in 2023. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Financial Stability Board to Extend Its Work on Stablecoin Risks in Emerging and Developing Economies
Members of the global financial stability body discussed areas that "warrant further attention" in the crypto sector during a meeting in Toronto last week.
Bloomberg Editor Stacy Marie Ishmael, Financial Stability Board Chair and Dutch Central Bank Governor Klaas Knot at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in 2023. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa has been appointed to a new term as president. (Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images)
South Africa Re-Elects Cyril Ramaphosa of the ANC as President
The election results are not expected to have much of an impact on South Africa's crypto industry.
South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa has been appointed to a new term as president. (Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images)

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Two Men Charged With Running Darknet Marketplace Empire Market
Thomas Pavey and Raheim Hamilton were previously arrested and charged with selling counterfeit currency on AlphaBay, another darknet marketplace.
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Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)
Nigeria Drops Tax Charges Against Binance Executives
The executives, Tigran Gambaryan and Nadeem Anjarwalla, are still named in a money-laundering case.
Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)

BIS building (BIS)
More Central Banks Are Exploring a CBDC, BIS Survey Finds
There's a greater chance of a wholesale CBDC being issued within six years than a retail one, according to the report.
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Taiwan (Timo Volz/Unsplah)
Taiwan Crypto Advocacy Body Becomes Formally Active With 24 Entities
The body will act as a bridge between the private sector and the government in supervising the industry.
Taiwan (Timo Volz/Unsplah)

Anchorage President Diogo Monica speaking in the Bahamas (Danny Nelson)
Former Goldman Sachs Exec Joins Anchorage Digital Bank’s Board of Directors
Connie Shoemaker currently serves as the COO and CFO of asset management firm Bridgewater Associates’ parent company.
Anchorage President Diogo Monica speaking in the Bahamas (Danny Nelson)

The EU published final technical standards on prudential matters under MiCA (Pixabay)
EU Body Publishes Final Draft Technical Standards for Prudential Matters: MiCA
The European Union's MiCA legislation - the wide-ranging package of bespoke rules for the crypto sector - was enforced last year.
The EU published final technical standards on prudential matters under MiCA (Pixabay)