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.
Luno, a bitcoin exchange with a significant presence in Africa, answers questions about the growing adoption and changing perception there.
VanEck and SolidX have withdrawn an SEC proposal for their latest attempt at a bitcoin ETF, setting this potential institutional on-ramp back again.
The French government will not be imposing taxes on crypto-to-crypto trades and will only tax cryptocurrency gains when they are converted into fiat.
Bitfury’s Crystal Blockchain Analytics has released a report covering the international flow of bitcoin, in light of new FATF guidelines.
CipherTrace has released TRISA, which might help cryptocurrency businesses comply with regulations like the travel rule in a privacy-preserving way.
As cryptocurrency service providers rush to find solutions for the FATF travel rule guidance, they may already have a ready-to-deploy solution from Netki.
Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has announced that the former global head of financial crimes at Morgan Stanley will be its chief compliance officer.
De Nederlandsche Bank, the Dutch central bank, has announced that local cryptocurrency firms will soon come under its direct supervision.
Cryptocurrency mining is finally an industry in Iran, but there are simply too many caveats.
Citing recent inquiries from bitcoin businesses, Nevada is asking that bitcoin ATMs and others request license determinations.
“At the very least, the IRS should heed Portugal’s prudent policy and treat cryptocurrency transactions like typical currency transfers.”
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants cryptocurrencies to be regulated under existing rules for electronic transactions.
Robert A. Cohen is going from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s primary cyber misconduct unit to a law firm representing Coinbase.
Following a round of “soft notices” sent last month, the IRS is issuing a round of sterner warnings about accurate cryptocurrency tax filing.
Despite another delay in the SEC’s decision on bitcoin ETF filings, there’s lots of accredited interest in bitcoin.
Recent FATF regulatory guidelines have paved the way for virgin bitcoin because they have no recorded transactional history.
A public ruling integrates crypto assets as legal and taxable forms of payment in New Zealand.
8/10/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.
Local reports indicate that the Czech Republic plans to go beyond EU AML recommendations for cryptocurrency-related businesses.
South Korea’s Financial Intelligence Unit plans to institute direct regulations on cryptocurrency exchanges.
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.
8/3/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.