Tag Archives: SEC

Roundup – 12/10/18 – Coinbase gets license in Japan, New Majority Stakeholder in Bithumb & more

Coinbase On Track to Get a License to Operate in Japan Japan has one of the most stringent regulations on cryptocurrency exchanges, and many crypto-based companies end up abandoning the venture altogether due to the stipulated rules. However, according to Smarterum, Mike Lempres, the Chief Policy Officer at Coinbase, the process of getting a license […]

Roundup – 05/10/2018 – Bill to work on common definition of blockchain in the US & more

TRON Launches Project Atlas to Bring All BitTorrent Users to its Blockchain According to a recent report, more than 100 million users actively use BitTorrent. The huge market share is one of the primary factors that motivated TRON to purchase the company together with all the users in July this year. Concisely, BitTorrent is a […]

Implications Of SEC Chairman’s Statements On Ether

A current statement made by the chairman of the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), Jay Clayton, has many in the Cryptocurrency space asking if the commission will be changing its stance on ether which a member of the commission had previously opined that it should not be deemed as security in regulations. Staff Statements Not […]

RBC Capital Markets Analyst: Crypto Market Capitalisation To Hit $10 Trillion In 10-15 Years

Mitch Steve, a Senior global research analyst at RBC Capital Markets is positive that the total Cryptocurrencies market capitalization will hit $10 Trillion. He further alluded that this would happen in 10-15 years as governments and mainstream financial institutions continue to incorporate Crypto trading and exchanges into their business, service delivery or investment options. Mitch […]

Bitcoin Price Could Hit $10,000 In November, Crypto Analysts

Herman Finnbjörnsson, CEO and founder of Svandis- a Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Advisory firm – is confident that the price of the Bitcoin will hit the $10,000 mark by the beginning of November. He further adds that he is 99% certain of this forecast. The Prediction Is Dependent On Some Key Factors Predicting the price of […]

Thailand Allows Seven Crypto Firms To Operate

Thailand has made major strides in regulating the Cryptocurrency sector in the country, with the regulator, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) releasing the names of the seven companies that have been allowed to operate. They include five Cryptocurrency exchanges and two virtual currency dealers. The regulator has also revealed that they are currently […]

New Rules For Initial Coin Offering (ICOs) In Thailand

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made public the new rules and regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the country. The new rules are clear on the roles of ICO portals, issuers, and investors. The SEC will have a major role to play before and during the ICO launch in the country. […]

This Week in Crypto Regulation: Week #23

June 2nd Spain: Regulation of cryptocurrencies unclear after no-confidence vote Spain passed legislation regarding the regulation of cryptocurrencies on the 30th of May. Just two days later Mariano Rajoy was forced out of office by no-confidence vote after corruption revelations became public, leaving unclear when and how Spain will proceed to regulate cryptocurrencies June 4th […]

Consensus 2018: Blockchain Technology Summit Appeals to the USA Government to Reach a Conclusion About Cryptocurrency Regulation

At the Hilton Midtown in New York, USA, there were appeals to the Securities and Exchange Commission of the USA (SEC) to conclude that policy formulation processes whose main mandate is to craft a regulatory framework for crypto assets. The SEC, the Congress, House of Representatives’ committee and other Federal and State Institution started a […]

Future Impacts Of The SEC Action

Regulation is a talk that has been going on in the world of virtual currency for a very long time. As everybody predicted, the same talk formed the center stage of the Business of Blockchain conference that was held on Monday 23rd April 2018 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More Speculations At The Event […]
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