Bitcoin News — Regulation

Regulators Land Punches, But There's a Long Fight Over Crypto Ahead

Posted by Michael J Casey on

From ShapeShift's capitulation to KYC to the New York Attorney General's critical look at exchanges, officialdom is striking heavy blows. Stay tuned.

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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift's CEO Says Move to Collect IDs Was 'Proactive'

Posted by Marc Hochstein on

Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift's decision to require user ID wasn't forced upon it but was a preemptive step to reduce legal risks, its CEO said.

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RBI Argues Supreme Court Should Not Interfere With Its Crypto Decision

Posted by Kevin Helms on

RBI Argues Supreme Court Should Not Interfere With Its Crypto DecisionThe Reserve Bank of India has filed an affidavit with the country’s supreme court in response to one of the petitions against its crypto banking ban. The central bank reportedly argues that it has acted within its power and that none of the petitioners have shown reasonable grounds for the supreme court to intervene. Also […]

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The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for Cryptocurrencies

Posted by Lubomir Tassev on

The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for CryptocurrenciesFrom Washington to Moscow, cryptocurrencies have entered the agenda of those who share a vocation to rule and regulate. Following the congressional summer vacation, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will enable the Treasury to investigate crypto transactions, while a Congressman plans to introduce three drafts supporting the crypto industry. Also in The […]

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SEC Orders Proceedings to Rule on ETF, Seeks Further Feedback

Posted by Samuel Haig on

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published an “order instituting proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove” the proposed Vaneck Solidx bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The SEC is asking for further public feedback on issues pertaining to concerns regarding the bitcoin market’s perceived vulnerability to manipulation. Also Read: Turkey Finance Minister Embraces […]

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