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As digital currencies and blockchain technologies evolve, so too will the ways in which they are regulated. As rulemakers look to impose limitations and innovators continue to work within (and outside of) these rules, we will keep readers up to date how the latest lines are being drawn.

Regulation

Eyeing Tax Evasion, British Authority Launches Crypto Exchanges Inquiry

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has sent letters to Coinbase, eToro and CEX.IO requesting client transaction data in an effort to curb tax evasion.

Aug 7, 2019
Digital Assets

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review – August 3rd, 2019

8/3/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.

Aug 3, 2019
Regulation

Latest FCA Guidance From the U.K. an “Indirect Catch-All” of Provisions

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released its final guidance on crypto assets regulation, which may boost activity in the sector.

Aug 2, 2019
Mining

Russian Miner Importer Under Investigation for Dodging Import Fees

An importer of cryptocurrency mining gear is reportedly under investigation for dodging $1.2 million in Russian customs fees.

Jul 31, 2019
Regulation

Senate Wrestles With Bitcoin vs. Crypto, Gauges Need for Regulation in Latest Hearing

In a Senate hearing this morning, lawmakers wrestled with the distinguishing features of Bitcoin and the need for clear crypto regulations.

Jul 30, 2019
Regulation

Global Crypto Firm XBTOI Granted License in Bermuda

The cryptocurrency investment firm XBTO International Limited has obtained a license allowing it to legally operate in Bermuda.

Jul 30, 2019
Regulation

The IRS Is Sending Bitcoin Investors Reminders to Pay Crypto Tax

The IRS is sending those who have conducted cryptocurrency transactions reminders to pay the requisite taxes.

Jul 26, 2019
Regulation

U.S. Treasury Secretary Warns of New Crypto Regulations

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin forewarns “more regulations” on cryptocurrency.

Jul 25, 2019
Regulation

Huobi Granted Thailand’s Fifth Digital Asset License

The Thailand subsidiary of cryptocurrency exchange company Huobi Group has received one of the first digital asset licenses in the country.

Jul 25, 2019
Regulation

U.S. Senate to Hold Hearing on Crypto, Blockchain Regulation Next Week

Congress is set to take a deeper dive into crypto regulation during a crypto and blockchain technology hearing on July 30, 2019.

Jul 24, 2019
Regulation

New York Introduces Two New Crypto Regulators

New York’s new task force and research and innovation division will help regulate crypto use and crypto companies.

Jul 24, 2019
Regulation

Circle Moves Exchange Business to Bermuda Amid Regulatory Uncertainty

By relocating its cryptocurrency exchange business to Bermuda, Circle can escape regulatory uncertainty in the U.S.

Jul 23, 2019
Regulation

India Crypto Regulations Report Calls for Ban

After months of speculative reports, official recommendations for crypto regulations have arrived in India.

Jul 22, 2019
Regulation

Survey: U.K. Crypto Companies Must Bank Abroad

According to research from CryptoUK, nearly three-quarters of crypto companies in the United Kingdom are forced to open foreign bank accounts.

Jul 22, 2019
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review – July 20th, 2019

7/20/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.

Jul 20, 2019
Regulation

Finance Minister: India Has No Cryptocurrency Ban

Despite mixed developments, a lawmaker in India has confirmed that the country has no cryptocurrency ban.

Jul 19, 2019
Regulation

Bitcoin Deemed ‘Virtual Property’ By Chinese Court

The Hangzhou Internet Court ruled that bitcoin is considered legal property under the law in China.

Jul 19, 2019
Regulation

CFTC Opens Probe Into BitMEX Over U.S. Trader Accounts

The CFTC investigation into BitMEX is the latest in a wider trend of U.S. regulators ramping up scrutiny of cryptocurrency companies.

Jul 19, 2019
Regulation

France Will Soon Adopt New Crypto Regulations

Following adoption later this month, France is set to approve the first group of firms under its new crypto regulation.

Jul 17, 2019
Regulation

New York Grants BitLicense to Two Seed CX Subsidiaries

SCXM has been authorized as a platform for large financial institutions and trading firms, and Zero Hash will serve as a money transmitter.

Jul 17, 2019
Digital Assets

In Senate Hearing, Facebook’s Iffy Reputation Looms Over Libra Plans

Today, Libra project head David Marcus testified in front of the United States Senate Banking Committee on Facebook’s planned Libra “cryptocurrency.”

Jul 16, 2019