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SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Highlights Cryptocurrency as Focus Point in 2019
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SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Highlights Cryptocurrency as Focus Point in 2019
Regulations pertaining to cryptocurrencies have been notoriously slow during 2018. Although some countries have attempted to fast-track cryptocurrency-friendly regulations in efforts to stimulate innovation and adoption, many nations remain reluctant to do so. Cryptocurrency one of six focus points However, it would appear that the US might be moving closer towards cryptocurrency regulations – at least slowly. In fact, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the US’…
Wyoming Passes Two Blockchain Bills in Optimistic Look to the Future
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Wyoming Passes Two Blockchain Bills in Optimistic Look to the Future
The US state of Wyoming has passed two bills which aim to help foster blockchain development of the technology within the state. After the US mid-term elections in November, ToshiTimes reported on some of the pro-crypto politicians – rated by the Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA) as being “very crypto friendly” – who had seen success. One mentioned was Mark Gordon who was successful in his bid to become governor…
Moving Forward With Crypto-Assets in the European Union
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Moving Forward With Crypto-Assets in the European Union
When it comes to cryptocurrency and fitting into the existing framework of regulations, a lot of countries are having to rework how their financial systems handle such business models and their approach to crypto-assets. The ESMA is needing to the same. Many securities organizations have their hands in cryptocurrency, desperately trying to regulate it for investor protection, but investors are resistant to this control. The appeal of cryptocurrency is its…
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Report Shows US Regulators Recovered Just $36 Million From 90 Crypto Scam Takedowns
Cryptocurrency-related scams and frauds have made quite a few headlines during the past year. The SEC has cracked down on countless cryptocurrency in an effort to stop said fraud cases. Now, however, a recent Wall Street Journal report reveals that the SEC has only managed to recover a relatively meager $36 million. WSJ finds reports of fraud less likely in a bull market More specifically, this comes after around 90…