Turkey to Inspect Cryptocurrency Exchanges as Part of Government Offensive Against Online Gambling

Turkish authorities will soon be going after crypto exchanges operating in the country, local media reported. Although the trading platforms are not the prime...

Australian Court Accepts Cryptocurrency Exchange Account as Security for Legal Costs

A court in Australia has agreed that a crypto exchange account can be used as security for potential legal expenses. Acknowledging the volatile nature...

Shopify Joins Libra While Quitter Vodafone Advertises Bitcoin on Facebook

Facebook’s coin project, Libra, continues to draw attention despite setbacks, including a shrinking pool of backers and a growing number of worried regulators. But...

Swiss Savers View Cryptocurrencies as Option, Now That Bank Accounts Don’t Save Them From...

Cryptocurrencies are gradually becoming a viable alternative for savers in Switzerland, according to a new poll. The Alpine nation’s crypto-friendly business climate and increasing...

Mike Bloomberg’s 2020 Finance Policy Proposes Strict Bitcoin Regulations

The 2020 U.S. Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addressed the subject of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO) in his recently published Financial Reform Policy....

Russia’s Central Bank Proposes New Token Framework, But Labels Crypto Transactions ‘Suspicious’

Russia is looking at creating a regulatory distinction between asset tokenization and 'pure' cryptocurrencies.

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Gives Testimony on Cryptocurrency, New Regulations Rolling Out Soon

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gave his testimony on cryptocurrency before the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. Mnuchin said crypto is a “crucial area”...

US Financial Crimes Watchdog Preparing ‘Significant’ Crypto Rules, Warns Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said FinCEN is preparing "significant new requirements" around cryptocurrencies to tamp down illicit activity.

Swiss Financial Watchdog Proposes $1,000 Client Identification Threshold for Crypto Transactions

Famous for its favorable business climate that has attracted hundreds of crypto companies, Switzerland is now expanding its financial regulatory framework. Some of the...

UK Crypto Startups to Pay Discounted £2,000 Fee for Registration, FCA Revises Application Charges

Young and small cryptocurrency businesses will pay lower registration fees than big companies, the United Kingdom’s financial watchdog has decided after consultations with members...

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