Bitcoin News — NZ

Brazil & New Zealand Issue Statements, Cryptos are Assets or Securities in Canada

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Central Bank Round-Up: Brazil & New Zealand Issue Statements, Cryptos are Assets or Securities in CanadaDuring November, several central banks addressed bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. New Zealand’s central bank has issued a statement seeking to educate citizens of the fundamentals underpinning cryptocurrencies, as well as the implications of such on monetary policy.  The senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada has stated that cryptocurrencies comprise assets or securities, rather than […]

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Regulators of New Zealand and Sweden Issue ICO Statements

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The respective financial regulators for Sweden and New Zealand have recently issued statements addressing initial coin offerings (ICOs).  Also Read: Sweden Latest Government to Auction Bitcoins, Turns Tidy Profit Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority [FSA] Has Issued a Statement Warning of the Risks Associated With ICOs Sweden’s financial regulator has issued a statement outlining a number of […]

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Coinbase Co-Founder Eyes New Zealand Bitcoin Market

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Local media has reported that Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase, intends to meet with New Zealand financial regulators to discuss the possibility of launching operations in NZ. Ehrsam will visit New Zealand after having been chosen for the first intake of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship. Also Read: Professor Urges New Zealand Government to Develop Bitcoin Regulations […]

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Professor Urges New Zealand Government to Develop Bitcoin Regulations

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Auckland University Professor, Alex Sims, has implored the New Zealand government to develop bitcoin regulations. Sims argues that New Zealand has fallen behind comparable developed nations such as Australia in failing to develop a clear regulatory apparatus for companies that handle bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Also Read: New Zealand Reserve Bank Lax on Cyber and Crypto […]

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