Monday, February 18, 2019

Regulation

What QuadrigaCX Says About Institutional Crypto Investment

Noelle Acheson looks at the lessons learned for the crypto market following the collapse of the QuadrigaCX exchange. Source link

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

Securities issued on blockchains in Luxembourg now have the same legal status as traditional securities, after the passing of a new bill. Source link...

High Cost Slows Down Bitcoin ATM Growth in Africa

There are more than 4,000 bitcoin automated teller machines (ATMs) in the world, but only just about 10 (or 0.2 percent) of these...

Indian Blockchain Summit Draws Policy Makers to Speed up Cryptocurrency Regulation

An Indian government-supported blockchain summit is drawing many policy makers with the aim to speed up the development of cryptocurrency regulation in the...

Russia’s Minister of Justice: Cryptocurrencies Don’t Need to Be Legally Defined...

Russia’s stance on cryptocurrency remains unclear after the Minister of Justice this week announced that there is still no need to formalize crypto-related...

Judge Hits Crypto Startup With Injunction In Reversal of Past Court...

The move came after the same judge denied an SEC request for a preliminary injunction in November. Source link

Iran’s Government Is Using Crypto Startups as Part of Its Blockchain...

Sources in Iran say the country's financial sector is taking clear steps toward a state-backed token economy. Source link

Venezuela’s BTC Trading Volumes Hit Record Highs as Crypto Regulations Commence

As Venezuela begins regulating cryptocurrency, BTC trading volumes in the country hit record highs on several exchanges. Amid fast-growing crypto adoption, peer-to-peer trading...

Bithumb Kicks Off Middle East Expansion With UAE Crypto Exchange

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb plans to expand in the Middle East, starting with a licensed exchange in the UAE. Source link