Day: November 26, 2018

Law Firm: South Africa’s Draft Tax Law Could Affect Cryptocurrency Use

Law Firm: South Africa’s Draft Tax Law Could Affect Cryptocurrency Use A South African law firm has published a short essay on proposed tax legislation for cryptocurrency in the country. Cox Yeats Attorneys, a Durban-based firm, argues that the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, published by the National Treasury in July, will […]

Chinese Startup Gets Crypto Custodial Services License in Hong Kong

Chinese Startup Gets Crypto Custodial Services License in Hong Kong Cryptocurrency custodians are third parties that store large amounts of digital assets for institutions, hedge funds, exchanges and issuers of initial coin offerings. Companies in Hong Kong now have a new locally regulated option, which could help to increase investor […]

French Regulators, Central Bank Distance Themselves From Tobacconists’ BTC Retail Plans

French Regulators, Central Bank Distance Themselves From Tobacconists’ BTC Retail Plans France’s regulators and central bank have reiterated warnings against the risks associated with crypto after news of a major retail-led Bitcoin sale initiative in the country Cointelegraph.com News

Snowden: “Large Population” Believes in Bitcoin as Means of Exchange

Snowden: “Large Population” Believes in Bitcoin as Means of Exchange In a recent interview, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor turned whistleblower, Edward Snowden, argued that the price and value of bitcoin is an expression of the “large population” that believes in its “usefulness” […]

Thai SEC Warns Against 14 Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Operators

Thai SEC Warns Against 14 Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Operators Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against 14 websites whose operators have been soliciting customers to buy and sell cryptocurrencies and related products. The regulator says these operators are not authorized to conduct crypto business in the country. […]