Tag: Financial

Singapore Financial Regulator Updates Guide to Digital Token Offerings

Singapore Financial Regulator Updates Guide to Digital Token Offerings The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published new guidelines pertaining to digital token offerings. The document provides additional clarity on the regulatory requirements for intermediaries that facilitate them, while highlighting the reporting obligations of entities offering capital markets products that are […]

French Financial Markets Regulator Estimates ICOs Have Raised $21.9B Globally Since 2014

French Financial Markets Regulator Estimates ICOs Have Raised .9B Globally Since 2014 France’s financial markets regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has published a report examining trends relating to initial coin offerings. The AMF describes ICOs as a “marginal” method of financing, estimating that the global ICO industry has […]

US Excludes Iran’s Central Bank from the Global Financial System

US Excludes Iran’s Central Bank from the Global Financial System The Central Bank of Iran has been cut off from the global monetary system, after the Swift banking network bowed to U.S. pressure. The move leaves Iran’s 81 million citizens financially excluded and facing serious economic consequences, amidst renewed U.S. […]

Russia’s Financial Watchdog to Oversee the Cryptocurrency Industry

Russia’s Financial Watchdog to Oversee the Cryptocurrency Industry Russia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service has revealed that it will regulate cryptocurrency-related transactions in the country, with a senior official saying that the agency will also oversee the broader cryptocurrency industry, in accordance with recommendations issued by the Financial Action Task Force […]