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Canada Releases Official Draft of New Crypto Regulations Focused on KYC/AML

The Canadian government has released an official draft of new regulations on crypto exchanges and payment processors, Canada Gazette reports June 9. According to the draft, the new regulations seek to address a “number of deficiencies” that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) outlined after their evaluation in 2015-16, namely in strengthening Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime (AML/ATF). ...

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US and Canada Investigate 70 Cryptocurrency, ICO Scams

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. U.S. and Canadian regulators have opened about 70 investigations into cryptocurrency scams and fraudulent initial coin offerings as part of a wide-ranging, coordinated crackdown called “Operation Crypto Sweep.” The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) said it has sent cease-and-desist letters to operators of what they ...

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Bank Of Canada Says Blockchain Effective For Securities Settlements, Questions ‘Benefits’

Canada’s central bank, Toronto Stock Exchange operator TMX Group, and non-profit organization Payments Canada, completed tests showing blockchain can be used for instantaneous securities settlements, Reuters reports today, May 11. The three companies concluded that blockchain, the technology originally developed for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), is usable for automating securities settlements in real time. Both cash and assets can ...

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Crypto Exchange Huobi to Expand into Canada

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi will expand its operations into Canada and open a new office in Toronto, providing it with another foothold in the North American market. The Singapore-based firm made the announcement on Friday, noting that peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading has surged in the country despite ...

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Why Canada has Emerged as a Leading Blockchain and Crypto Nation: Expert Take

In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV ...

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OTC Bitcoin Trading Surges in Canada, Same May Happen in India

The Bitcoin price has gone through the wringer in Q1 of 2018. After reaching astronomical heights in 2017, the value plunged in the following three months. Even so, the demand for Bitcoin trading is not slowing down by any means. OTC trading is quickly growing in popularity, especially in Canada. It isn’t unlikely a similar trend will emerge in India ...

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