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U.S. Approves BitGo For Custody Of Crypto Assets

Posted 3 months ago in Blockchain News,Government Regulation,Bitcoin News by Ryan

The United States has approved crypto startup BitGo as a qualified custodian for digital assets.

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FINRA Takes Down HempCoin

Posted 3 months ago in Government Regulation by Ryan

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, issued its first cryptocurrency related disciplinary action by charging Timothy Tilton Ayre with securities fraud and unlawful distribution of HempCoin, which FINRA claims is an unregistered security.

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Two Cryptocurrency Firms Faces Formal Charges From SEC

Posted 3 months ago in Government Regulation by Ryan

The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) has charged a crypto asset hedge fund and an "ICO Superstore," with penalties.

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Blockchain: Between Adoption and the Golden Calf

Posted 3 months ago in Blockchain News,Government Regulation,Around the World by Trassos

It's widely accepted the concept of a decentralized cryptographic ledger, better known as Blockchain technology which supports cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, have suffed from regulatory issues since inception.

In this sense, there have been many rumors which fed anxiety preventing developers and investors from adoption, but what exactly are the reasons causing this?

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New SEC Commissioner Approves Of Crypto

Posted 3 months ago in Government Regulation by Tom

The new SEC commissioner was confirmed by the US senate today, Mr Elad Roisman is pro-crypto.

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Snakes and Ladders, Goldman Stopping Trading Desk, Iran OKs Mining

Posted 3 months ago in Bitcoin News,Government Regulation by Tom

Crypto markets fell swiftly on the back of news Goldman Sachs is reportedly contemplating shutting down its Bitcoin trading desk.

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China Extends Bans On Crypto, Baidu Told To Shut Down Online Chats

Posted 4 months ago in Government Regulation by Tom

China extended its crypto ban on Thursday to Guangzhou, banning commercial venues from holding crypto events entirely. 

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NASAA Updates Coordinated Crypto Crackdown in “Operation Cryptosweep.”

Posted 4 months ago in Government Regulation by Dave

The continued investigation by the North American Securities Administrators Association  says 200 Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) are under active investigation...

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Brazilian Central Bank Looking To Have Access To Crypto Exchange Data

Posted 4 months ago in Around the World,Government Regulation by Trassos

Cryptocurrencies Suffer New Intrusions Of The Establishment


It is known that the space of cryptocurrencies in Brazil is scene of much debate and uncertainty. Legislators and banks have much interest in the sector, such as Itaú, the largest private bank in the country.

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December Fed Hike In Doubt, Powell Says No Sign Of Inflation

Posted 4 months ago in Government Regulation by Tom

The Jackson Hole symposium took place Friday 23rd, and Fed chair Jerome Powell's comments confirming further gradual tightening and there being no inflation has concerned investors, causing the dollar to weaken further.

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