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SEC Chair ‘Optimistic’ DLT and Crypto Will Drive Investment Opportunities

Speaking as part of a testimony to the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Development, the chairman of the U.S. Securities...

PBOC Deputy Governor Calls STOs ‘Illegal Financial Activity’

Local media has reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has banned security token offerings (STOs). Pan Gongsheng, a deputy governor of the...
US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations to Hamper Innovation

US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation

Carol Goforth is a professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She recently published a paper about the consequences of having cryptocurrency...
Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Cryptocurrency Recommendations

Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Crypto Recommendations

The Indian government panel appointed to recommend cryptocurrency measures has reportedly submitted its report to the country's finance minister, suggesting a new legal framework...
Korean Court Case Alleges Government's ICO Ban Is Unconstitutional

Korean Court Case Alleges ICO Ban Is Unconstitutional

A constitutional complaint has reportedly been filed in South Korea alleging that the government's ban on initial coin offerings is unconstitutional. It has been...
International Cooperation "Critical" to SEC Action Against ICOs

International Cooperation ‘Critical’ to SEC Action Against ICOs

Steven Peikin, co-director of the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), recently described international cooperation as playing a critical role...
Singapore Financial Regulator Updates Guide to Digital Token Offerings

Singapore Financial Regulator Updates Guide to Digital Token Offerings

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published new guidelines pertaining to digital token offerings. The document provides additional clarity on the regulatory requirements...
Korean Incoming Finance Minister Confirms Cryptocurrency Taxation Plans

Korean Incoming Minister Confirms Crypto Taxation Plans

South Korea's incoming finance minister, Hong Nam-ki, has reportedly unveiled his government's taxation plans for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings. A task force consisting...
Japan Unveils Plans to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings

Japan Unveils Plans to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings

Japan's Financial Services Agency has held several meetings to discuss how to best regulate initial coin offerings. In addition to registration requirements, the regulator...
G20 Leaders Declare Commitment to Regulate Crypto Assets

G20 Leaders Declare Commitment to Regulate Crypto Assets

While some countries have taken the lead to regulate various aspects of using cryptocurrencies, many have left the matter completely up in the air....