Tag: Regulatory

Bahrain’s Regulatory Sandbox Teeming With Crypto Companies

Bahrain’s Regulatory Sandbox Teeming With Crypto Companies Bahrain’s regulatory sandbox has become increasingly crypto-friendly as half of the companies approved are now either crypto exchanges or other crypto businesses including ATMs. There are currently 30 companies approved for the regulatory sandbox by the central bank. Also read: Indian Supreme Court […]

RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory Sandbox

RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory Sandbox India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has unveiled its framework for a fintech regulatory sandbox. While blockchain and smart contracts are welcomed, the bank stated that cryptocurrency and related services “may not be accepted for testing.” Also read: Indian Supreme […]

‘This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – How Issuers Attempt to Evade Regulatory Scrutiny

‘This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – How Issuers Attempt to Evade Regulatory Scrutiny Some issuers of initial coin offerings have started to change the terminology they use to refer to their token sale in a bid to evade the attention of regulators – the hawkish U.S. Securities and […]

Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations

Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations On Monday, the Helsinki-based peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins announced it is adding several different identification processes in order to improve AML and KYC requirements. The move to bolster the new customer verification procedure follows Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) mandating supervision over […]

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions A community roadshow has been uniting crypto enthusiasts in several cities in India to share their ideas on the country’s crypto regulation. “The best ones will be included in the report to be submitted to the decision makers amongst […]