The Crypto Ratings Council, formed by Coinbase, Kraken and other exchanges last year, has added eToro and Radar as members. It’s also planning to unveil its asset rating framework this year.
Regulated derivatives will instill market confidence in cryptocurrencies, according to Heath Tarbert.
Japan’s top financial regulator reportedly plans to reduce the risk to crypto margin traders by cutting the maximum allowed leverage.
New paper from the PBoC says that “top-level” design of its digital currency is complete while AMLD5 in Europe is causing crypto companies to flee.
The SEC has asked a federal court in California to fine ICOBox more than $16 million for selling illegal ICOS tokens.
Democrat lawmakers are demanding that the FCC takes action to tackle the rise in SIM swapping attacks.
A strict new regulatory regime is dawning upon European firms handling cryptocurrency. Here’s what AMLD5 will mean for the industry.
Citing concerns about digitalization risks to financial markets, ESMA plans to focus more on crypto regulation this year.
Andrew Cuomo wants to give the Department of Financial Services more powers in regulating certain licensed entities, including crypto startups.
Newly appointed senator Kelly Loeffler will be part of the committee responsible for authorizing the CFTC and approving high-level appointments.
The exchange’s CEO said the cost of responding to law enforcement requests for user data was over $1 million.
The arc of crypto bends toward regulation, so we might as well be prepared, says Gemini’s risk chief and the president of the Virtual Commodities Association, Yusuf Hussain.
Financial institutions should be allowed to launch cryptocurrency products, such as derivatives, according to a government advisory body.
For the first time in decades, the SEC is lowering the barrier to investing in private securities, including crypto tokens. How much lower is unclear.
While a grandfather clause allows crypto custodians to keep serving German customers without being penalized, those same companies are waiting on financial regulator BaFin to release final regulations around the law.
The license is optional for crypto firms operating in France, but firms can use the license in marketing themselves to institutional clients.
The approved ICO issuer can now legally market and host their sale until the beginning of June 2020.
Internet startup Blockchain of Things has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle with the SEC over its $13 million ICO.
Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard has warned that the Facebook-led Libra project faces stiff regulatory challenges and that there’s a question mark over one of its core concepts.
Bottle Pay is shutting down, citing the EU’s new AML rules, which could compel crypto wallet providers to collect KYC info from users starting next month.