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US Regulators are Fighting to Regulate Crypto, is it Positive?

A recent statement from an NYU professor brought yet another troublesome aspect of US crypto regulation to the attention of the public. This time, it is a rivalry between different regulators, with all of them wishing to establish dominance. US Regulators Competing for Turf The US is under a lot of pressure when it comes to bringing functional regulation. However, ...

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We Need A Federal Framework To Regulate Cryptocurrencies: Ex-FDIC Chair Sheila Bair

Sheila Bair, the former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), says the time has come for a formal federal regulatory framework to be established to regulate cryptocurrencies. Bair, who’s on the board of blockchain startup Paxos, said Congress needs to step in to regulate the marketing, trading, and selling of virtual currencies in light of how big the industry ...

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Enough ‘Feeble Warnings’, Regulate ‘Wild West’ Crypto Market: UK Lawmakers

British lawmakers called for the regulation of the domestic cryptocurrency market which they claimed to be the “Wild West”, whilst insisting rules could help the UK become a “global centre for crypto-assets”. In a report published by the British Parliament’s Treasury Committee on Wednesday, lawmakers claimed investors are “afforded very little protection” from a number of risks including no formal ...

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No Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency From UK Government

The recent reports regarding the crypto situation in the UK indicate that the country’s government has yet to make a formal assessment of potential consequences of the changes in the value of numerous cryptocurrencies. The Consequences of Crypto Price Swings Have yet to Be Determined As cryptocurrencies continue to expand and conquer the world of finances, numerous countries’ governments are ...

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Philippines Prepares to Regulate Cryptocurrency Exchanges as Trading Platforms

The head of the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is targeting draft rules for domestic cryptocurrency exchanges within weeks ahead of finalizing regulations later this year. Cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines could soon operate as regulated trading platforms as authorities proactively seek to both protect investors and enable an inclusive ecosystem for cryptocurrencies to flourish in the country. In ...

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Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion Association Calls on Government to Regulate Crypto

The recently launched Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion Association has called on the state to adopt crypto and blockchain technology, local news agency Korea Joongang Daily reports Aug. 8. According to the report, the blockchain association has filed a demand with the government to regulate the new technology to benefit from its opportunities instead of focusing on its negative “short-term side ...

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CFTC Does Not Regulate Retail Crypto Markets: Chairman Chris Giancarlo

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo has stated that the agency’s primary remit is not to exercise regulatory jurisdiction over cryptocurrency trading markets and other cash markets, but to deal with fraud and compliance in large futures markets. He made this comment while responding to a question from Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) during a ...

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Reserve Bank of India Urges Supreme Court to Regulate Crypto

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has urged the country’s Supreme Court to regulate cryptocurrencies, local news outlet the Financial Express reports July 21. In April of this year, the RBI announced it will stop providing services to businesses or persons dealing with cryptocurrencies, citing high risks. The RBI’s senior advocate Shyam Divan told a bench led ...

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Korean Lawmakers Hasten to Regulate Cryptocurrency, Legalize ICOs

Lawmakers in South Korea, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency trading markets, are set to submit draft bills to legislate regulations for burgeoning sector. According to a report by the Korea Times, a number of lawmakers across different political spectrums are seeking to fast-track cryptocurrency regulations that could plausibly lead to lifting the current ICO ban in the country. The ...

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We Should Not Directly Regulate Cryptocurrency

France’s “Monsieur Bitcoin” Jean-Pierre Landau released an initial report into cryptocurrency July 5, claiming it was “neither desirable nor necessary” to regulate the technology. Government official and academic Landau consciously compares “technological” and “financial” innovation in the report, which runs to over one hundred pages. Some of the conclusions may come as a surprise to industry commentators, Landau arguing that ...

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