The Ukrainian parliament has released an updated version of the draft law “On Virtual Assets.” The revised bill requires exchanges to obtain government authorization, disclose their ownership and implement mandatory…

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According to local media, leading South African financial institution FNB is denying allegations of a banking relationship with the recently collapsed crypto investment company, Africrypt. FNB also insists it did…

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According to regional reports, bitcoin miners in Sichuan have been told by the Ya’an municipal government that they have until June 25 to shut down operations. Sichuan has been eyed…

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In the latest twist to the Mirror Trading International liquidation saga, Clynton Marks, a co-owner of the bitcoin Ponzi outfit, has opposed attempts to have a court grant a final…

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is currently seeking additional commentary from the public, as the regulating body ponders the Vaneck bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) decision. In a notice…

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The World Bank has refused to provide technical assistance to El Salvador in implementing bitcoin as legal tender. The bank cited bitcoin’s “environmental and transparency shortcomings” as the reason. World…

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The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), which has 15 member countries, will help El Salvador implement bitcoin as legal tender. The CABEI president has expressed his support. “We’re…

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released its regulatory agenda which does not mention bitcoin or cryptocurrency regulation. Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Not on SEC’s Latest Regulatory Agenda The Office…

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Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey says there will be an element of “tough love” in regulating cryptocurrency. “What we cannot have is a world where innovation gets a free…

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After reports that Tanzanian President Samia Hassan had asked her finance chief to look into cryptocurrencies, Tunisia has become the latest African country to signal a willingness to embrace digital…

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The chairman of Italy’s financial regulator has raised concerns over the cryptocurrency market without proper regulation. “Without proper oversight there could be a worsening in market transparency, the basis of…

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A number of lawmakers in Latin American countries have expressed their interest in bitcoin following El Salvador passing the law making the cryptocurrency legal tender. The countries include Paraguay, Argentina,…

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The G7 leaders have called on Russia to urgently “identify, disrupt, and hold to account” ransomware hackers and those abusing cryptocurrency to launder ransoms. “We reiterate our interest in stable…

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The director of the Netherlands’ Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, a part of the country’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, has predicted “The ultimate collapse of the crypto…

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U.S. Senator Pat Toomey has urged Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to “make significant revisions” to the proposed crypto regulation by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the planned adoption

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South Africa’s Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG) has a released new position paper that calls for the regulation of the country’s cryptocurrency ecosystem. In the document, the IFWG, which is…

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has proposed dividing crypto assets into two groups and regulating them based on their market, liquidity, credit, and operational risks to banks. Cryptocurrencies, such…

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The Texas Department of Banking has announced that state-chartered banks can provide cryptocurrency custody services. “The Texas Department of Banking believes that the authority to provide these services with respect…

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The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has enacted new rules for cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the country. Certain types of cryptocurrencies, including meme coins, fan coins, and non-fungible tokens

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The Bank of Namibia (BON) has warned individuals investing in cryptocurrencies that it will not entertain their complaints should they get scammed. The institution argues that since its mandate does…

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A court in Russia’s Perm region has decided to block a number of websites describing how to exchange cryptocurrency for fiat cash. Local prosecutors claim the dissemination of this type…

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