Monday, December 10, 2018

Economy & Regulation

Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Cryptocurrency Recommendations

The Indian government panel appointed to recommend cryptocurrency measures has reportedly submitted its report to the country’s finance minister, suggesting a new legal...

Federal Agents Told This Silk Road Moderator to Fake His Own...

A former administrator from the now-defunct Silk Road marketplace is recounting his story in a tell-all book and movie deal. After being arrested...

Regulatory Overreach is Crippling the U.S. Crypto Sector: Law Prof.

A law professor has reached an unflattering conclusion regarding the regulatory climate of the crypto space in the United States — it’s confusing!...

Bithumb Launches Voting Platform to Screen New Cryptocurrencies

Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has beta launched a public voting system for screening new coins to be listed on its exchange....

Korean Court Case Alleges Government’s ICO Ban Is Unconstitutional

A constitutional complaint has reportedly been filed in South Korea alleging that the government’s ban on initial coin offerings is unconstitutional. It has...

Chile Court Says Banks Can Ban Crypto Exchanges: Will Market Survive?

On December 6, the Third Chamber of the Chilean Supreme Court officially sided with the state-owned BancoEstado after it banned a local crypto...

Report: South Korea to Push for Major Adoption of Cryptocurrencies

South Korea will push for major cryptocurrency adoption, claims a new report, strengthening the spotlight on the tech hub which forms one of...

South Korea Plans to Tax Crypto, Enforcement will be Difficult

South Korea is one of the world’s most active nations for cryptocurrency investment and adoption. Although the nation accounts for only one percent...

Malaysian Financial Regulators to Intensify Scrutiny of ICOs, Cryptocurrencies

Malaysia’s securities regulator and central bank are to strengthen their scrutiny of initial coin offerings (ICOs) through new rules meant to eliminate issues...