An SEC letter states there are “significant investor protection issues” to be examined before opening up crypto-ETFs to retail investors.
A new state bill introduced to the Colorado Senate is looking at using blockchain technology to secure private data from cyberattacks.
Israel’s government has published draft circular outlining possible approaches to taxing the proceeds of initial coin offerings (ICOs).
A new bill introduced by a U.S. lawmaker calls for the formation of a task force to combat the use of cryptocurrencies in financing terrorism.
Swift formalizes another major blockchain project by signing a memorandum of understanding with seven Central Securities Depositories.
The central bank of Lithuania has launched a new regulatory “sandbox” for startups working with blockchain.
Two former users of the defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox have brought a lawsuit against the company over the loss of 9,500 bitcoins.
South Korea’s citizens reacted angrily to a proposed ban on cryptocurrency exchanges, with politicians and residents alike condemning the move.
Former Vircurex customers are suing the exchange, four years after it first froze their funds and allegedly failed to repay them.
The National Internet Association of China warned against “initial miner offerings,” referring to them as “disguised ICOs” on Friday.
Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that the Financial Stability Oversight Council has formed a working group focused on cryptocurrencies.
Ukraine’s national defense chief called for legislation regulating cryptocurrencies at a recent meeting on cybersecurity.
A new bill submitted to the Arizona Senate would, if approved, allow people to pay their state tax liabilities using bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
North Carolina became the second state to halt BitConnect’s ICO after issuing a temporary cease-and-desist.
A new bill introduced to the Florida House of Representatives aims to legally recognize blockchain records and smart contracts.