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Dutch AFM on Licensing Requirements for Institutions Invested in Crypto

Dutch AFM on Licensing Requirements for Institutions Invested in Crypto

The Dutch financial regulator, The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) has published a letter addressed to new and currently existing institutions invested...
Venezuela Begins Monitoring Bank Accounts for Crypto Transactions

Venezuela Begins Monitoring Bank Accounts for Crypto Transactions

The government of Venezuela has started monitoring the bank accounts of its citizens for cryptocurrency-related transactions. Accounts found to contain crypto transactions at prices...
South Korean Government Agency Seeks Direct Supervision Over Crypto Exchanges

South Korean Government Agency Seeks Direct Supervision Over Crypto Exchanges

The South Korean government is reportedly seeking to bring cryptocurrency exchanges under the direct supervision of the country's Financial Intelligence Unit. This will obligate...
US Regulator's Power Over Crypto Challenged in Court

US Regulator’s Power Over Crypto Challenged in Court

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is being challenged in court over its oversight of cryptocurrencies. The defendants argue that their tokens are...
Thailand Expects to Approve Five ICO Projects Out of 50

Thailand Expects to Approve Five ICO Projects out of 50

The Thai financial regulator is expected to approve five ICO projects once the new regulatory framework takes effect this month. Out of 50 ICO...
Internet Company Asks Israeli Authorities Permission to Pay Salaries in Bitcoin

Internet Company Asks Israeli Authorities Permission to Pay Salaries in Bitcoin

The Israeli high-tech sector is currently undergoing a severe talent squeeze, with companies having to compete over employees with higher salaries, stock options and...
Regulations Round-Up: SEC "Underwhelmed" by Exchanges' Reporting, Quebec Halts New Mining Operations Again

Regulations Round-Up: SEC “Underwhelmed” by Exchanges’ Reporting, Quebec Halts New Mining Operations Again

In recent regulatory news, Brett Redfearn, the director of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Division of Trading and Markets, has described...
Lithuania Unveils Comprehensive Cryptocurrency and ICO Guidelines

Lithuania Unveils Detailed Cryptocurrency and ICO Guidelines

Lithuania's Ministry of Finance has published comprehensive guidelines for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings, covering four areas including regulations, accounting, and taxation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan...
Canadian Exchanges to Report Transactions Over $10k per Proposed Regulations

Canadian Exchanges to Report Transactions Over $10k per Proposed Regulations

Canadian bitcoin investors and cryptocurrency traders are going to be subjected to an increased level of market surveillance soon if the government has its...
Russian Court and Customs Prevent Import of Mining Equipment

Russian Court and Customs Prevent Import of Crypto Mining Equipment

A Russian cryptocurrency miner got into trouble with the customs office when trying to import mining equipment purchased online for personal use. After an...