Regulation

Regulation

Russia’s Central Bank Drafting Proposal to Classify Bitcoins as Digital Goods

The Central Bank of Russia has proposed classifying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin as digital goods for tax purposes, according to local publications. The draft proposal...

India’s Government Seeks Public Comments on How Bitcoin Should Be Regulated

India is in the process of establishing a regulatory framework for digital currencies including bitcoin. Last week, the Indian government started soliciting public comments...

Congressional Leaders Question IRS Summons to Coinbase

It seems a few U.S. politicians are taking issue with the recent Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) actions towards users of the bitcoin trading platform...

U.S. Government to Research Role of Virtual Currencies in Terrorism

Following the ransomware epidemic this past weekend, Kathleen Rice, a Representative from New York's 4th congressional district submitted a bill asking the Secretary of...

Zebpay Bullish About India’s Bitcoin Outlook, Experiences Strong Growth

Zebpay has achieved its goal of 500,000 Bitcoin-app downloads and has been adding more than 2,500 users daily. While the Indian government is drafting...

Bitcoin Could Tap into $40 Trillion Japanese FX Margin Trading Market...

Companies in Japan are reportedly scrambling to register with the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) to offer bitcoin products or services. They aim to...

Petition Asks SEC to Clarify Rules on Bitcoin and Digital Token...

A petition has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for guidance and regulation for digital assets, including bitcoin. Ouisa Capital...

South Korea to Lower Capital Requirements for Bitcoin Remittance Businesses

The South Korean government is working on lowering the equity capital requirement for fintech companies offering foreign exchange (FX) transfer services, including those using...

Former FBI Director: ‘Virtual Currencies Obscure Investigations’

On May 2 the former FBI Director James Comey told a Senate Judiciary Committee that the federal law enforcement agency’s efforts are “going dark”...

Hungary’s Central Bank and Police Create Onecoin Surveillance Group

According to a recent announcement, the central bank of Hungary, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB), has formed a market surveillance working group against the Onecoin...

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