Regulation

Coinbase defended the licensing of its analytics software saying if people really wanted privacy, privacy coins were around. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong took to Twitter to talk about Coinbase Analytics and the company’s practice of licensing out the platform, explaining why crypto exchanges must have some sort of analytics software to comply with banking regulations.
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Johann Schneider-Ammann, who served as the President of Switzerland in 2016, recently joined the board of Crypto Valley Venture Capital, or CV VC. CV VC is a startup that invests in crypto firms near Zug, Switzerland, the “crypto valley” of the namesake firm. Corresponding with Cointelegraph, Schneider-Ammann credited CV VC with creating “its own ecosystem,”
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In a landmark announcement, Securities Commission Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council declared that digital assets trading was permissible. The Malaysian Shariah Advisory Council is the authority that oversees the implementation of Islamic laws in the operation of Islamic Financial Institutions. Securities Commission chairman Datuk Syed Zaid Albar made the announcement during an online conference Invest Malaysia
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In its finalized strategy for the next four years, released on July 8, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission has made comprehensive crypto regulation a priority. New strategy promises to embrace innovation “We will develop a holistic framework to promote responsible innovation in digital assets,” the new framework promises within its strategic objectives. The
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Speaking on a Unitize digital conference panel, Peter Dittus, chief economist for SFB Technologies, said he does see a place for privately-issued stablecoins.  “I don’t see a great future,” Dittus said of stablecoins on the June 7 panel, live streamed by Cointelegraph.  Two stablecoin classifications exist Stablecoins exist in two categories — privately issued and
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A CryptoCompare report published on July 6 has closely analyzed monthly trends in the cryptocurrency exchange market and found that crypto derivatives volumes have begun to taper off after peaking this May. Crypto derivatives volumes dropped 35.7% in June to $393 billion. Historical Monthly Derivatives Volumes. Source: CryptoCompare The overall trend which was also observed
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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Philippines has warned the public against individuals and groups engaged in unauthorized crypto investments and trading, according to an announcement on July 1. The Philippine SEC warned those who were involved in crypto schemes could face a fine or 21 years of imprisonment or both. It explained
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The concept of Vision Tree’s “Open Source Money” series was always an intriguing one. A documentary-cum-reality TV show following the trials and tribulations of Disney-incubated Dragonchain (DRGN) as it attempts to negotiate a path through the perilous waters of United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) scrutiny. With the premiere now upon us, 10 a.m.
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Last week, the New York State Department of Financial Services, or NYDFS, proposed changes around its state-wide BitLicense legal guidelines. Gemini, a crypto exchange calling New York home, sees the NYDFS’ move as a positive. Gemini’s chief compliance officer, Noah Perlman, told Cointelegraph: “The proposed conditional licensing framework is another step the DFS is taking
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