A Bank of Korea study concluded that a central bank digital currency could adversely affect commercial banks and ultimately financial stability.
South Korea has decided not to lift its ban on domestic initial coin offerings after a watchdog’s survey found projects have been violating rules.
Two execs from South Korean crypto exchange Komid have been given jail time for faking trading volume and deceiving investors.
New Zealand Police says the investigation into the hack of crypto exchange Cryptopia is complex and it’s keeping an “open mind” on all possibilities.
New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline claiming “significant” losses arising from a hack.
Malaysia’s securities watchdog will have powers to regulate digital asset offerings and crypto exchanges from tomorrow.
Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.
China’s internet censorship agency is bringing in regulations for blockchain service providers in the country.
Only seven out of 21 South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges got a full pass in a recent government security audit.
Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has granted digital asset business licenses to four crypto firms, while rejecting two others.
Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly looking to close a loophole that lets unregistered investment firms solicit funds in cryptocurrencies.
Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering the approval of crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to a Bloomberg source.
In his closing arguments in a Tokyo court, Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, said he did not embezzle funds.
The Indian government could possibly legalize cryptocurrencies, but with tough terms and conditions attached, a news report suggests.
Three executives of UPbit, one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, have been formally charged by the country’s prosecutors.
Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles over embezzlement of user funds.
A Japanese politician has proposed four changes to the taxation system he says will promote adoption of cryptocurrency in the country.
Reported suspicious crypto transactions soared in the first 10 months of 2018, but fiat is still vastly more popular in money laundering.
The head of Beijing’s Municipal Bureau of Finance has warned that security token offerings (STOs) are “illegal” in the city.
SGX has clarified the rules for publicly listed companies planning to conduct token sales.