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Japan Penalizes Crypto Exchanges - Yakuza Involvement Confirmed

Japan Penalizes Crypto Exchanges – Yakuza Involvement Confirmed

The Japanese regulator has issued business improvement orders to six of the country's 16 fully-licensed crypto exchanges including Bitflyer, Quoine, and Tech Bureau. The...
Korean Government Launches Investigation into Crypto Hacks

Korean Government Launches Investigation into Crypto Hacks

Following the alleged hacks of South Korean crypto exchanges, the government has formally launched an investigation into the cause of the hacks. The authorities...
At Least $20 Billion in Crypto Investment Awaits Custody Streamlining, Approval

At Least $20 Billion in Crypto Investment Awaits Custody Streamlining, Approval

Rumor has it vaunted, long awaited institutional money, big investment in crypto is coming. One of the many holdups involves custody regulation, as both...
License Needed for Crypto Trading, Circulation, and Settlement in Cambodia

License Needed for Crypto Trading, Circulation, and Settlement in Cambodia

Three Cambodian government bodies have jointly announced that the propagation, circulation, buying, selling, trading, and settlement of cryptocurrencies without obtaining a license are illegal activities....
Korean Government Details Regulatory Plans After Multiple Crypto Exchange Hacks

Korean Government Details Regulatory Plans After Multiple Crypto Exchange Hacks

Following multiple hack reports, the South Korean government explains how it will strengthen the regulatory framework for cryptocurrency exchanges. A bill has already been...
France Warns of Several Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Platforms

France Warns of Several Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Platforms

France's financial markets regulator has issued a new warning against unauthorized platforms offering cryptocurrency investments. The regulator has added four websites to its list...
Tether Shows Law Firm Its Funds But Stops Short of an Audit

Tether Shows Law Firm Its Funds But Stops Short of an Audit

Tether has released a surprise “Transparency Update” that purports to show it has enough funds in the bank to cover the $2.6 billion of...
Regulations Round-Up: U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming by 2019

U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming

In recent regulatory news, the United States Office of Government Ethics has issued a document advising employees of the U.S. executive branch to disclose...
All Regulated Japanese Exchanges to Self-Prohibit Insider Trading and Privacy Coins

All Regulated Japanese Exchanges to Prohibit Insider Trading and Privacy Coins

The association comprising of 16 government-approved cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan has reportedly provided a sneak peak of its self-regulatory rules. The focuses are on...
Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual Investors

Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not...

In recent regulatory news, the Shapeshift co-founder and chief operating officer, has given a damning appraisal of the current regulatory climate surrounding cryptocurrencies in...