The SEC will approve or disapprove a rule change proposal to list the ProShares Bitcoin ETFs sometime this week.
A group of judges, lawmakers and industry experts in South Korea are forming a new law society to discuss legal issues surrounding blockchain.
SBI Holdings is making a new round of investment in a cryptocurrency exchange that’s under increased scrutiny from the country’s financial regulator.
A US congressman has invited 32 prominent representatives of the cryptocurrency industry to Washington in order to discuss future ICO legislation. Warren Davidson, the Republican representative for Ohio is to discuss measures to be introduced by the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) this coming autumn after discussions between the Commission and Davidson’s office. Davidson sits […]
The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.
A Britain-based CEO has suggested that post-Brexit, cryptocurrencies will benefit the UK as they have key advantages over fiat currencies. Danial Daychopan of Crypto company Plutus, suggests that due to the pound and euro’s interdependence and the fact that they are both based on other currencies, allows decentralized cryptocurrencies to offer a “variable and stable […]
When the banks failed in 2008, our financial systems shifted. A decade on, one of our most nagging financial predicaments centers on virtual currencies and their (lack of) regulation. 2018 is showing promising steps forward in lawmaking for countries like Switzerland, Germany, Malta, and even the US. So, why does Vancouver-based intelligence firm BIG believe that […]
Candidates for public office in California may soon be able to accept cryptocurrencies as donations, though the practice has not yet been codified.
A federal judge ruled against Monkey Capital and Daniel Harrison after finding he defrauded victims in an initial coin offering.
The U.S. Senate will host a hearing on blockchain’s energy use and whether the tech can be used to protect infrastructure next week.
If our goal is mass adoption, blockchain and crypto firms should work closely with regulators and come up with new ways to solve big thorny problems.
Hungary is reported to working on a framework to regulate cryptocurrency trading through a joint workgroup set up for this purpose. The county is currently far from being a crypto haven with steep taxation and a lack of recognition by the country’s ministry of finance and banking system. Despite this stance, the country, like a […]
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) could be receiving acknowledgment toward a legitimized future, according to a draft report on regulations from the European Parliament. The European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) has published a draft report that offers insights to new regulatory frameworks for crowdfunding; interestingly, ICOs received a notable mention. Bullish backing […]
The legal woes of biotech company-turned-crypto miner Riot Blockchain don’t appear to be slowing down.
The American Association of Insurance Services is turning to IBM Blockchain to support a new automated insurance reporting tool.