Regulation

Regulation

How Japan Prepares to Recognize Bitcoin as Method of Payment on...

In February, Bitcoin.com reported that the first Japanese bill containing digital currencies, recognizing Bitcoin as a method of payment, was expected to enter into...

Solidx’s Attempt to Disqualify SEC’s Bitcoin ETF Decision Fails

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced its decision to disapprove the proposed rule change filed by NYSE Arca to list and...

Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Implement Stricter KYC Requirements

As part of Japan's amended 'Payment Services Act' which will enter into force on April 1, the 'Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal...

PBOC Proposes In Person Verification for Account Opening at Exchanges, Withdrawals...

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly sent a draft proposal to Chinese bitcoin exchanges detailing anti-money laundering (AML) requirements. One proposal outlined...

SEC Delays Decision on Barry Silbert’s BIT after Receiving Scathing Comments

March has been a busy month for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Following its March 10 decision on Coin ETF, the Commission will...

Bats Exchange Fights Back Against SEC’s Decision to Reject Bitcoin ETF

Bats BZX Exchange has submitted a "notice of intention to petition for review of order disapproving" its proposed rule change to list and trade Coin...

Only 807 People Have Declared Bitcoin for Tax Purposes According to...

Only 807 people have declared Bitcoin for tax purposes, according to court documents filed by the IRS in San Francisco. If true, it is...

EU Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency But Fails to Regulate Traditional Banks

European authorities have been steadfast towards regulating bitcoin because they believe digital currencies bolster money laundering and criminal financing. However, according to reports, a...

Chinese Central Bank Requiring Extreme Customer Verifications at Exchanges

A leading Chinese bitcoin exchange, Huobi, reportedly sent a letter to some of its customers to inform them of yet another set of new...

The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains

The EU has recently been very active in attempting to regulate digital currencies, including bitcoin. Last week, Bitcoin.com reported on the European Parliament’s proposal to...

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