Facebook’s Libra coin has dominated cryptocurrency headlines since its announcement last month. Today was no exception. This afternoon […]
The UK Government plans to make the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) responsible for enforcing regulatory practices, such as […]
Questions and controversies continue to dog Facebook’s entry into blockchain and cryptocurrencies. According to a report in the […]
Facebook has window-dressed its Libra initiative as a noble mission to help the world’s unbanked population. But it […]
Facebook’s announcement of Libra, its blockchain and cryptocurrency to bank the unbanked, has generated a storm of opinions […]
Call it the mainstreaming of cryptocurrencies. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an inter-governmental body tasked with combating […]
As the dust settles on the SEC’s suit against Kik, the list of supporters for Defend Crypto, a […]
It is now the turn of stablecoins to come under the SEC scanner. According to reports, the SEC’s […]
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton relayed a mixed message to the crypto community during a conversation with Glenn Hutchins, […]
South Korea is taking a major step in legitimizing cryptocurrency exchanges by drafting standards that will eventually classify […]
Philosophical arguments about the nature of money apart, one of the biggest stumbling blocks to adoption of bitcoin […]
a combination of regulatory uncertainty and enthusiastic funding from eager private investors may have tipped the scales against a public ICO of Telegram’s tokens.
Ethereum has ambitions to become the world’s first distributed computer running applications that accomplish a varied set of tasks on its platform. But the cryptocurrency will have to contend with SEC regulations before it reaches that goal.
In his conversation with CNBC, Chairman Giancarlo alluded to the possibility of a novel set of regulations for cryptocurrencies. “There’s a growing appetite among several Congress men and Senators that I have spoken to..to approach this with new eyes and some new thinking,” he said.
Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler dialed up the conversation on cryptocurrencies this week at the MIT Business of Blockchain conference by wading into contentious topics related to cryptocurrency regulation. His talk spanned a broad range of topics but the most controversial aspect of his speech related to the status of Ethereum’s ether and Ripple’s XRP as securities.