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Philippines Joins Other Asian Nations Creating Regulatory Framework for ICOs

2018 is proving to be a game-changer for the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Not only are cryptocurrencies witnessing more widespread awareness and adoption, but many countries across the globe are recognising the need for making their stand on the industry clear. The Philippines Becomes Crypto Positive Several Asian countries have already done the needful – they are either supporting cryptocurrencies ...

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Japan Targets Speculative Cryptocurrency Investments in Regulatory Revamp

Japan’s primary financial regulator is reportedly looking at updating its regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency sector to curb speculative investments. In April 2017, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) – Japan’s financial regulator – enforced new legislation that revised the Payment Services Act to recognize cryptocurrency as legal tender. The regulatory move was pioneering at the time wherein a major economy ...

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Circle Taps Fmr. Goldman Sachs Executive to Spearhead Regulatory Affairs

Circle Internet Financial has hired Benedicte Nolens, a former Goldman Sachs executive director, as its new head of global regulatory affairs and head of compliance for Europe and Asia operations, as the company expands into global crypto securities trading, according to Business Insider. Benedicte Nolens | Source: LinkedIn Nolens brings significant regulatory experience, joining Circle directly from the Hong Kong ...

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Peer Mountain and Syscoin Announce Partnership to Deliver Regulatory Compliant E-Commerce On-Chain

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Peer Mountain and Syscoin Announce Partnership to Deliver Regulatory Compliant E-Commerce On-Chain

Luxembourg, LUX – July 23, 2018 – Peer Mountain is pleased to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with Syscoin, a top 100 breakthrough token that offers businesses and consumers the world’s first decentralized marketplace in order to conduct e-commerce without intermediaries. This partnership will enable Peer Mountain to include the support of the Syscoin Protocol on its development ...

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Japan May Play Leading Role in G20’s Crypto Regulatory Stance

Despite gaining legitimacy in the eyes of many more individuals across the world, cryptocurrencies are still a contested topic within regulatory circles, especially with the regulatory bodies of developed countries. FSB: Crypto Assets Don’t Pose A Risk To Global Financial Stability The Financial Stability Board (FSB) recently released a report highlighting cryptocurrencies or “crypto-assets” as the board likes to call them.  The ...

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Coinbase Backpedals on Regulatory Approval and Switzerland Becomes Even More Crypto Friendly

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Crypto Exchange Coinbase Retracts Announcement Of Getting Regulatory Approval Major U.S. crypto exchange ...

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Ukrainian Financial Stability Council Supports Regulatory Concept for Cryptocurrencies

The Financial Stability Council of Ukraine has supported a concept for crypto regulations, Timur Khromaev, head of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (SSMCS) reported in a Facebook post July 20. According to Khromaev, the concept involves recognizing cryptocurrencies and tokens as financial instruments, establishes the roles and functions of governmental bodies in regulating those instruments, in addition to ...

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OKCoin’s US Expansion Highlights Steep Regulatory Requirements

The United States is a powerhouse when it comes to finance. As such, most of the world’s cryptocurrency exchanges are either based in or provide services to the US market. For OKCoin, its expansion to the US is slowly coming together, albeit in a very limited fashion. OKCoin Lands in California It is good to see international exchanges expand their ...

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