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South Korean National Assembly Holds Regulation Debate With Local Crypto Exchanges

Major Korean crypto exchanges have arranged a crypto regulation debate in the National Assembly, discussing Anti-Money Laundering policies and customer protection. South Korea’s representative body, the National Assembly, has held a crypto regulation debate arranged by major local cryptocurrency exchanges, IT media oulet ZdNet Korea reports Monday, Dec. 10. According to local business outlet Financial […]

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Major UK Charity Fund Executive Believes Crypto Market Crash Is ‘Just a Bump in the Road’

A major U.K. charity fund executive declared during a crypto summit that the recent market crash is just a “bump in the road.” A major United Kingdom charity fund executive said at the Bloomberg Crypto Summit in London this Friday that the recent crypto market crash is just a “bump in the road,” Bloomberg reports […]

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G20 Country Leaders Call for International Cryptocurrency Taxation

Leaders of G20 member countries have started work on an international cryptocurrency taxation system. The G20 countries have called for the taxation of cryptocurrency, as well as its regulation to combat money laundering, Japanese news outlet reports Dec. 2. According to, the final text of a document jointly delivered by G20 leaders calls […]

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Estonia: Amendments to Anti-Money-Laundering Regulations Will Tighten Crypto Regulation

The Estonian Ministry of Finance is about to add amendments to the national AML regulation, bringing tighter cryptocurrency regulation. The Estonian Ministry of Finance will shortly add amendments to a recently-passed financial bill that are meant to “tighten” crypto-related regulation, Estonian financial newspaper Äripäev reports Nov. 28. According to the article, a new version of […]

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German Financial Watchdog Warns Public About Unauthorized Crypto Offering

BaFin, the German financial watchdog, has warned the public about a crypto offering that was allegedly operating without permission or oversight from regulatory authorities. The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) issued a warning Nov. 29 that a firm called Platin Genesis DCC is not authorized or approved by the proper authorities. In the warning, […]

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Blockchain Could ‘Speed up the Economy,’ Says Nigerian Presidential Candidate

The presidential candidate of Nigeria’s leading opposition party promises to regulate cryptocurrency if he wins the elections in February. The presidential candidate of Nigeria’s leading opposition party has promised to support blockchain and cryptocurrency, local news outlet the DailyPost article reported Nov. 24. The Nigerian news outlet reportedly analyzed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate […]

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Four Crypto Firms Ordered to Cease and Desist by Colorado Securities Commissioner

The Colorado Securities Commissioner has ordered four initial coin offerings to immediately cease and desist in connection with offering unregistered securities. Colorado State Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has issued a cease and desist order to four Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for allegedly offering unregistered securities, according to an official notice published Nov. 8. The orders […]

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Thai Deputy Prime Minister Calls for More Controls for Cryptocurrencies

The Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand has called for more regulation on cryptocurrencies, urging experts not to lag in developing new security practices. The Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Wissanu Krea-ngam has called for more regulations on cryptocurrencies, local news daily the Bangkok Post reports Nov. 8. While Thailand introduced a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies […]

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Texas Regulator Issues Cease and Desist Order to Cloud Mining Company

Texas regulators have issued a cease and desist order to a cloud mining company for selling unregistered securities, among other alleged offences including fraudulent behavior. The Texas State Securities Board has issued an emergency cease and desist order to an Australia-based cloud mining company AWS Mining PTY LTD for selling unregistered securities, according to an […]

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Russian Draft Bill Lacks Core Crypto Terms After Recent Edits

Deputies of the Russian State Duma have removed a definition for crypto mining from the draft law “On Digital Financial Assets.” Russian deputies have removed the definition of crypto mining from a draft bill on digital currency regulation ahead of its next reading in the State Duma, major local news agency Interfax reports Oct. 19. […]