Korean Lawyers Lobby Government to Pass Several Cryptocurrency Laws

The Korean Bar Association, whose membership is mandatory for all lawyers in the country, has campaigned publicly for the government to pass a number...

Thailand Government to Use Blockchain to Tackle Tax Avoidance

The government of Thailand has announced plans to adopt distributed ledger technology to fight tax avoidance. Director-general Ekniti Nitithanprapas said the Revenue Department intends to...

Taiwan Passes Law to Crack Down on Anonymous Crypto Transactions

The Taiwanese government has amended its laws that regulate cryptocurrency transactions. The revisions reportedly give the country’s Financial Supervisory Commission “the authority to crack down on...

ICO Roundup: SEC Annual Report, Israeli Offerings Raise $600 Million, Rapper Sued

The annual report of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement has detailed the actions taken against initial coin offerings during the preceding financial year. Also,...

Aerum ICO: Next Generation Blockchain for Programmable P2P Finance

Aerum is a next-generation blockchain designed for programmable P2P finance. It plans to “disrupt the industry of fintech via the introduction of free real-time...

German Regulator Advises Investors to “Keep Their Hands Off” ICOs

The president of BaFin, Germany’s financial watchdog, is supportive of a global regulatory framework for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Critical of cryptocurrency financial rounds,...

South Korea Cracks Down on Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Funds

South Korean financial regulators are cracking down on unauthorized cryptocurrency funds. In particular, one crypto fund launched by a local exchange is reportedly being...

Thai SEC Warns About 9 Unauthorized Tokens

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned about nine unauthorized tokens and initial coin offerings. These have neither been approved by the authorities...

Markets Roundup: Spot BTC Markets Shrug CME Settlement, Pantera CEO on Cyclical Sentiment

In the cryptocurrency markets, the recent settlement of CME futures contracts appears to have exerted little impact on spot BTC prices, the CEO of...

Taiwan Drafting National ICO Standards

The Taiwanese Financial Supervisory Commission is drafting a set of national standards for initial coin offerings. The regulator reportedly aims to make tokens as...

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