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South Korean Regulators Move to Tighten Rules After Exchange Hacks

In response to two major hacks this year, including the Bithumb exchange attack this week, the South Korean government has acted quickly with a new bill aimed at tightening regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges. Choi Jong-ku, chairman of the country’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Commissions (FSC), responded to the most recent attack on Bithumb, […]

French Regulator Cracks Down on Unauthorized Crypto Platforms

The French independent financial regulator, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has issued a warning to the public that unregulated cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the country are illegal. AMF is the stock market regulator in France, an independent public body that is responsible for safeguarding investments in financial instruments and in all other savings and investment […]