The international financial watchdog will meet in October to discuss creating a stronger global framework for the regulation of cryptocurrencies.
The government wants to “eliminate the confusion of cryptocurrency activists” with its call for mass mining registration.
The subsidiary of cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has obtained a U.K. license allowing it to operate its derivatives platform in the EU.
A Russian court convicted two men for extortion, but did not force them to return over $900,000 in crypto since they have no legal definition as property. Other courts have taken a different view.
Germany’s finance and accounting agencies seem to have missed their chance to spot a $2.1 billion black hole in Wirecard’s accounts.
A court filing alleges federal government suppression of an OFR review led to crypto businesses being defined as money transmitters.
The Swiss government is making key legislative changes to financial laws to improve legal conditions for blockchain businesses.
The future of the U.S.’s federal securities regulator, and perhaps the direction of cryptocurrency policy, is up in the air. We game out the scenarios.
The regulator hopes the new three-strike rule will encourage BitLicense applicants to ensure they’ve taken its feedback on board.
The planned regulatory regime could include stricter rules for projects deemed “global stablecoins,” a subtle reference, possibly, to Libra.
The Financial Action Task Force holds its summer plenary meeting Wednesday. Here’s what to expect with the anti-money laundering watchdog discussing crypto.
Russia’s Ministry of Justice is the latest government authority to oppose a proposed crypto ban, seeing inconsistencies in the bill’s stipulations.
Mauritius’ financial watchdog has developed a licensing framework for security token trading systems and issuers.
Talk that India might be considering a new ban on crypto may be premature, exchange founders and startup CEOs working in the sector believe.
The integrations would allow the two blockchain projects to track transactions and identify senders, in line with the FATF’s “Travel Rule.”
The ministry argued the draft ban would be harmful for Russia’s economy and citizens, and called for a softer stance.
Libra’s most vexing challenge may be juggling inclusion and compliance. But policy chief Dante Disparte says the project is not giving up on reaching the unbanked.
The New York State Department of Financial Services and its French regulatory counterpart will work to “ease the entry” for fintech innovators into their respective markets.
The banks will be joined by representatives from big business and the government to lay out how to create shared digital payments system.
Blockchain analytics provider Coinfirm will help Binance Korea better comply with anti-money laundering rules.