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Cryptocurrency Regulation News

Read the latest news about the regulation of cryptocurrencies including the latest on the NYDFS Bitlicense

Japan Solidifies its Position as Bitcoin Powerhouse, Processes 61% of Global...

Over the past month, following The PBOC's crackdown on Chinese Bitcoin exchanges, Japan has successfully evolved into the largest Bitcoin exchange market by trading volume,...

Controversial IRS Request To Coinbase Highlights Need For Updated Tax Guidelines

Last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed paperwork in federal court requesting the disclosure of all Coinbase US customers' records over a...

Japan FSA Grants Virtual Currency Exchange License To 11 Companies

Eleven digital currency companies in Japan have been granted a Virtual Currency Exchange license by the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the country's financial watchdog....

House of Representatives Proclaims Support Of Blockchain, Non-Fiat Currencies

The United States House of Representatives has passed House Resolution 835. The resolution, among other things, expresses support for blockchain technologies and non-fiat currencies. The House...

Why FDIC-Insured Exchanges are Significant for Bitcoin

Exchanges and hosted wallets have always been a weak point for bitcoin. Although the decentralized nature of the protocol is valuable for removing counterparty...

Australia’s Regulation Bill Includes Bitcoin for the First Time

Australian authorities are updating their AML/CTF regulations which would regulate bitcoin exchanges for the first time. Last month, the Australian government announced the first stage...

Regulators Won’t Hesitate to Shut Down the Smallest of Bitcoin Startups

Mixed emotions are often found in the audience during the regulatory panel at any Bitcoin conference. While it’s important for individuals involved in the...

Putin’s Advisor is Raising $100 Million to Rival China’s Bitcoin Mining...

Dmitry Marinichev, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s internet advisors, is planning to raise $100 million to finance a mining venture through an initial coin...

IMF: Bitcoin Is Not Money, Has Many Risks and Benefits

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its first report on Virtual currencies today. While much of it is favorable, one thing is sure to...

NY DFS Grants BitLicense to Ripple XRP For Institutional Applications

Ripple has been granted a "BitLicense" to sell and custody XRP, the digital asset native to the Ripple Consensus Ledger, becoming the fourth company...

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