Sunday, January 26, 2020

Regulation

Deloitte Approves Gemini Crypto Exchange in High-Level Security Evaluation

U.S. crypto exchange and custody company Gemini finishes high-level SOC 2 Type 2 security check, a purported industry first Source link

World Economic Forum Debuts Framework for Central Bank Digital Currency

The World Economic Forum together with major central banks and financial institutions has released a toolkit for policymakers regarding central bank digital currencies Source...

Regulatory Roundup: New US Crypto Tax Bill, Central Banks Join Forces...

In this roundup, we cover an exceptionally busy week for crypto regulations around the globe. We start our coverage with the U.S. Virtual...

Blockchain Association Supports Telegram in Legal Battle With SEC

In its amicus curiae brief, the Blockchain Association argues that Telegram’s token sale complies with U.S. securities laws Source link

Crypto vs RBI: Exchange Counsel and RBI Take Center Stage at...

India’s supreme court spent all day on Wednesday hearing extensive arguments from both the counsel representing crypto exchanges and the central bank, the...

SEC Charges Blockchain Marketplace Opporty Over ‘Fraudulent’ $600,000 ICO

The firm is alleged to have conducted a fraudulent and unregistered sale of digital assets called OPP Tokens, raising around $600,000. Source link

Digital Chamber Asks Court to Draw Line Between Investment Contracts and...

The Chamber of Digital Commerce, a blockchain advocacy group, wants a U.S. court to distinguish between an investment contract and the underlying asset...

Vodafone Becomes 8th Company to Exit Libra Association

After a spate of big names parting ways with the Libra Association late last year such as Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, and Ebay, British...

Uzbekistan Prepares Crypto Tax Exemptions, Launches Licensed Exchange

A new presidential decree in Uzbekistan envisages the introduction of tax exemptions for income obtained from operations involving crypto assets. The draft document...

UK Tax Agency to Pay $100K for Blockchain Surveillance Software

On January 17, the UK tax agency Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published a job opportunity for a private contractor to design...