Tag: Regulatory

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 […]

Bahrain Central Bank Releases First Crypto Exchange to Graduate Its Regulatory Sandbox

Bahrain Central Bank Releases First Crypto Exchange to Graduate Its Regulatory Sandbox Crypto exchange Rain is reportedly the first exchange to graduate from the Central Bank of Bahrain’s Regulatory Sandbox and pass Shariah compliance Cointelegraph.com News

In the Daily: Regulatory Developments in Italy, Mauritius, Malta

In the Daily: Regulatory Developments in Italy, Mauritius, Malta In this edition of The Daily we cover recent regulatory developments regarding the use of cryptocurrencies and their associated industries from all over the world. Lawmakers in Italy have approved a definitions mandate, Mauritius has created a crypto custody license, and […]

Malta’s Regulatory Framework Attracts Crypto Players, but Int’l Watchdogs and Local Opposition Are Skeptical

Malta’s Regulatory Framework Attracts Crypto Players, but Int’l Watchdogs and Local Opposition Are Skeptical After introducing crypto regulation, Malta attracted foreign blockchain companies — but also drew criticism from both global watchdogs and local opposition Cointelegraph.com News

Report: Indian Government Finalizing Crypto Regulatory Framework

Report: Indian Government Finalizing Crypto Regulatory Framework The Indian government has reportedly confirmed that the report containing a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies by an inter-ministerial committee is being finalized. This confirmation is in response to a Right to Information filing by a local news outlet. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves […]

South African Officials Create Regulatory Working Group Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies

South African Officials Create Regulatory Working Group Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies The Minister of Finance of South Africa, Tito Mboweni, explained in a letter on Jan. 2 that the region’s government has created a regulatory working group dedicated to cryptocurrencies. According to Mboweni, the working group includes representatives from multiple South […]