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U.S. CFTC Seeks to ‘Provide Regulatory Clarity’ for Listing Virtual Currency Derivatives

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an advisory statement for listing virtual currency derivative products, according to a CFTC press release published yesterday, May 21. The advisory statement is aimed at providing clarity for exchanges and clearing houses. The staff advisory, which was jointly issued by the CFTC’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Clearing ...

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VRBex Seeks to Launch U.S. Regulatory Compliant Cryptocurrency and Security Token Exchange – The Merkle

HOUSTON, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — VRBex Inc., a company founded by financial-services professionals in the U.S. that intends to operate a cryptocurrency exchange and security-token trading platform, has announced the launch of the company and an initial security token offering (ISTO) today for potential investors. The announcement was made by VRBex CEO, Gene Grant. Grant and COO David Powell ...

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Blockchain Firm Shyft Enters Partnership with Bermuda to Build Crypto Regulatory Framework

Bermuda is continuing to make itself known in the cryptocurrency space after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Shyft, a blockchain-based KYC/AML solution that aims to build out the country’s regulatory framework. Bermuda to Lead the Way Announced at Consensus, the partnership between the the Government of Bermuda and the Toronto-based digital identity provider, aims to establish Bermuda as the blueprint for leveraging ...

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Indian Blockchain and Crypto Startups Are Moving to Regulatory Friendly Countries

India’s blockchain ecosystem — which includes developers, services providers, and other cryptocurrency-related companies — are increasingly moving to countries with more friendly jurisdictions like Singapore, Switzerland, Japan, and, in particular, Estonia. Crypto Startups Moving Away From India The migration has been triggered by various moves made by the Indian government over the past several months, which have dampened enthusiasm for the country ...

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Ethereum Under The Regulatory Spotlight

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Ethereum (ETH), the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is facing scrutiny from American regulators this month. The cryptocurrency is subject to ...

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Two Radically Different Dash-based Projects Move Forward After Receiving Key Regulatory Approvals

Any business that deals with the transfer of value through digital currency is required to have a money transmitter license. Recently, two high-profile treasury-funded projects announced that they have received such a license and their product can now move forward to a public launch. Both projects, Alt36 and KuvaCash, are boasting of this accomplishment, and rightly so, since such licenses ...

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