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Japan to Focus Cryptocurrency Regulation on Speculative Investments

The Financial Services Agency, the government agency that oversees banking, securities, and exchange services in Japan, plans to set up stricter requirements on cryptocurrencies and its use for speculative purposes. Japan Regulator May Impose Cap on Cryptocurrency Trading Leverage Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have mainly become tools for speculative investment in recent months. Recently, a DEA agent explained that around 90% ...

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Korean Blockchain Regulation & Crypto Regulation

Last month, the Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion Association was established. While the association is still relatively new, it’s already making major moves. This week, the association called for not only Korean crypto regulation but Korean blockchain regulation as well. Here’s what we know. Korean Crypto Regulation and Korean Blockchain Regulation On August 8th, the Korea Joongang Daily reported that the Korea Blockchain ...

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Japan Shows Other Countries How Crypto Regulation Should Be Done

Japan has always been a very interesting country when it comes to cryptocurrency and regulation. It is one of the few companies which has made Bitcoin legal tender. The current approach of self-regulating cryptocurrency is still controversial, but the concept continues to gain a lot of traction regardless. Self-Regulation Remains a Risk Bringing more legitimacy to the cryptocurrency industry in Japan ...

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88% Of Crypto Exchanges Want Industry Regulation, New Study Reveals

Lithuania-based crypto payment company Mistertango has released a study which reveals that 88% of cryptocurrency exchanges want industry regulation. The study was based on responses from 24 crypto exchanges across the world with a total daily trading volume of over $100 million. The responses show an industry that wants to be part of the formal system, not outside of it — ...

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Survey Finds That 88% of Crypto Exchanges Are Crying Out for Regulation

A survey conducted by crypto-friendly payment company Mistertango has found that almost 9 out of 10 digital currency exchange platforms want to see the industry regulated. However, there are also some fears that said regulation could stifle crypto innovation. Cryptocurrency Companies Crave the Stability that Regulation can Create The survey conducted by Mistertango targeted 24 different cryptocurrency exchanges from around ...

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Crypto Week In Review: Nasdaq Leads Regulation Talks, Legitimizing Bitcoin

Discussion about cryptocurrency-related regulation continued into this past week, as Bitcoin took the lead, driving the market up by just under 10% overall. Winklevoss Twins’ Revised ETF Gets Shot Down By The SEC On Thursday, the announcement of the most recent verdict regarding the Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin ETF hit headlines all across the industry. According to a ninety-two page report ...

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CFTC Is Four Years Behind on Crypto Regulation, Chairman Admits

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission is at least four years behind its peers on crypto regulation, its chairman admitted on July 25. Speaking to the House Committee on Agriculture, Christopher Giancarlo stated that the current regulatory framework restricts it from taking a proactive role in the crypto industry and instead relegates it to dealing with cases of fraud only ...

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Crypto Firms Hold a Closed-Door Meeting with Nasdaq to Discuss Future Regulation

A closed-door meeting was held earlier this week in Chicago where representatives from a half a dozen companies — both traditional platforms as well as Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss’s digital asset exchange Gemini and other crypto-related firms — met with officials from Nasdaq Inc. to discuss industry regulation moving forward. Nasdaq Meets with Crypto Industry According to a person familiar ...

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G20 Nations Seek Cryptocurrency AML Regulation Standards by October 2018

The world’s biggest economies are now eyeing a definitive plan to apply anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory standards for the cryptocurrency sector by October this year. The Group of Twenty (G20) forum – a group of finance ministers and central bank governors from the EU and 19 of the world’s largest economies – has reiterated its intent to bring the cryptocurrency ...

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The G20’s Still Out on Regulation

Bitcoin is bullish and then some. The coin is still on an impressive bull-run. The run has extended over 10 days and doesn’t seem to be slowing. Yes, Bitcoin may have taken a step back here and there in its climb, but it has continually managed to take two steps forward.  At the time of writing the price is $7,710 ...

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