Regulations

Telegram Awaits Court Hearing on SEC Case Against Its Token Sale

</header> <strong>Telegram, the most popular messenger in the crypto community, is facing challenges surrounding the launch of its TON blockchain. Following an intervention by the U.S. securities regulator, a court hearing on the sale of the native gram tokens is scheduled to take place a week before </strong><strong>the network was expected to go live. </strong> …

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More Nations Join the Club of Crypto-Friendly Jurisdictions

</header> <strong>Regulatory barriers are a major concern for businesses working with decentralized assets. Not all governments, however, are putting obstacles in front of crypto companies. In fact the number taking a crypto-friendly stance is in fact increasing. </strong> Also read: Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky Executives View Regulations as the Biggest …

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Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky

</header> <strong>The new administration in Kiev, headed by the young president Volodymyr Zelensky, has brought renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. Fresh energy is now being injected into efforts to legalize decentralized digital money and regulate related economic activities. New draft laws have been proposed or are under preparation to accommodate the nascent industry, from which the …

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US Senators Warn Three Facebook’s Libra Backers of Membership Risks

Three backers thought to be reconsidering their involvement in Facebook’s digital currency Libra have received warnings from the United States’ politicians over participating. Senate Letter: Facebook’s problems are your problems According to Bloomberg’s article published on Oct. 9, a letter to Visa, Mastercard and Stripe was sent by two U.S. senators. In it, they are …

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Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto Business

</header> <strong>One of Europe’s smallest but richest nations, Liechtenstein, has made a significant step towards clarifying the regulatory environment in its already crypto-friendly jurisdiction. The parliament of the German-speaking principality in the heart of Europe has just passed a law that is likely to entice even more crypto companies to its territory. </strong> Also read: …

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Russia Regulates Digital Rights, Advances Other Crypto-Related Bills

</header> <strong>After much deliberation in the past months and years, Moscow has recently taken important steps toward regulating the crypto space. These are part of the efforts to open the way for the development of the Russian digital economy. The country, heavily dependent on energy exports and hurt by W</strong><strong>estern sanctions, needs alternative sources of …

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Shots Fired as Nancy Pelosi Challenger Bacelar Funds Campaign With Crypto

</header> <strong>27-year-old Agatha Bacelar is a Brazilian-American immigrant from a STEM background, and she’s targeting Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s seat in the California Congress (CA-12) in the next election cycle. Her campaign is seeking to raise $1 million in crypto (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>, <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>, <a …

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IRS Releases ‘Tax Cheat’ Info Raising Concerns About Crypto Theft

</header> <strong>The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a new report and infographic on Thursday illustrating unpaid or underpaid taxes for the years 2011 – 2013. The numbers reflect estimates based on the last such findings, for the years 2008 – 2010. With commissioner Chuck Rettig citing the importance of voluntary compliance, and crypto’s popularity …

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Without Disobedience, Bitcoin Is No Better Than Gold

</header> <strong>With the launch of Bakkt’s bitcoin futures market and Binance’s revamped U.S. exchange, there’s been a lot of talk in the space about institutionalization and traditional money flowing into crypto. It’s almost as if some believe that Bitcoin can’t scale as a purely peer-to-peer electronic cash system and that third parties and regulators must …

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Changes Afoot for Philippine Crypto-Friendly Economic Zone

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The special economic zone in the Philippines known for its crypto friendliness is undergoing some changes. Government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) is investigating a case involving one of its licensed crypto exchanges after a tip from the Chinese government. The authority has also issued new directives to all of its licensees, …

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