Tag: Regulators

Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here The U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence to anti-money laundering (AML) […]

U.S. Regulators Risk Causing a Brain Drain to Friendlier Crypto Climes

U.S. Regulators Risk Causing a Brain Drain to Friendlier Crypto Climes Cryptocurrency companies in the United States aren’t happy. Token issuers, exchanges, and VCs are up in arms about vague and contradictory guidance on crypto asset regulation. Should the U.S. fail to revise its financial laws, they warn, there is […]

Regulators Tackle Businesses in Europe’s Crypto-Friendly Nations

Regulators Tackle Businesses in Europe’s Crypto-Friendly Nations There’s a group of countries on the Old Continent that have recognized the potential of the newly forming cryptoconomy. In the past couple of years, nations such as Malta, Switzerland and Estonia have been making efforts to attract businesses from the nascent industry, […]

Kenyan Crypto Adoption and Trading Grows Despite Warnings from Regulators

Kenyan Crypto Adoption and Trading Grows Despite Warnings from Regulators Over the last two years, the Kenyan government and central bank have been discussing how to regulate bitcoin and other digital currencies. In March 2018, the Central Bank of Kenya warned the general public about cryptocurrency investments. After those warnings, […]

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs Commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have come together to discuss their regulatory approaches to bitcoin futures contracts and bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The two regulators are also […]