Regulation

Pressure from Cryptocurrency Exchanges Weakens Darknet Dealers but Doesn’t Stop Them
Jun 28, 2020 at 13:02
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Pressure from Cryptocurrency Exchanges Weakens Darknet Dealers but Doesn’t Stop Them
Cryptocurrency exchanges actively apply KYC regulations to pressure darknet entrepreneurs. Despite the reduction of cryptocurrency transactions on the darknet, criminals are still active in their shadow industry.
Combating Climate Change: Blockchain to the Rescue
Jun 25, 2020 at 13:28
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Combating Climate Change: Blockchain to the Rescue
As the main reason for drastic climate deviations taking place recently is considered to be carbon emissions, and conventional methods of its regulation obviously do not work well, countries are forced to seek innovative alternatives. Among other technologies, special attention has been paid to blockchain.
Swiss Regulator Approves Cryptocurrency Trading with Local B2B Banks
Jun 02, 2020 at 15:11
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Swiss Regulator Approves Cryptocurrency Trading with Local B2B Banks
Swiss InCore Bank has become the first local B2B bank to get regulatory approval for digital asset trading support.
Albania Passes Law to Act as Legal Framework for Cryptocurrency
May 24, 2020 at 12:22
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Albania Passes Law to Act as Legal Framework for Cryptocurrency
On Thursday, May 21, the Albanian government officially passed a comprehensive law on the regulation of cryptocurrency-related businesses drafted by the Ministry of Finance and Economy.
Iran to Apply Currency Smuggling Laws to Cryptocurrency Transactions
May 23, 2020 at 14:52
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Iran to Apply Currency Smuggling Laws to Cryptocurrency Transactions
The Iranian government has expressed its intention to apply the ‘Prevention of Commodity and Currency Smuggling’ to cryptocurrency transactions.
Proof of Stake Alliance Approaches SEC to Improve Regulations for Blockchain Industry
May 16, 2020 at 12:38
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Proof of Stake Alliance Approaches SEC to Improve Regulations for Blockchain Industry
Members of the Proof of Stake Alliance (POSA) have approached the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to improve existing regulations within the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.
Financial Sector Keeps a Close Eye on Stablecoins Amidst the Increasing Interest
May 09, 2020 at 13:59
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Financial Sector Keeps a Close Eye on Stablecoins Amidst the Increasing Interest
As stablecoins gain momentum all over the world, financial regulators and banks insist that a flawless regulatory structure be prepared before approving global stablecoins, alluding to risks and gaps in the existing guidelines. Stablecoins need to prepare for preemptive regulations.
Dutch Central Bank Might Level the Ground for Their Digital Currency by Forcing Cryptocurrency Firms to Register
May 06, 2020 at 14:59
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Dutch Central Bank Might Level the Ground for Their Digital Currency by Forcing Cryptocurrency Firms to Register
According to the amended law adopted by the Financial Action Task Force, all cryptocurrency-related companies are to register by May 18 or cease their operations. Although the regulation also applies to banks and insurance companies, it is well known as the "Cryptocurrency Law".
Flip Sides of Cryptocurrency Regulations: Pros and Cons
Apr 23, 2020 at 12:25
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Flip Sides of Cryptocurrency Regulations: Pros and Cons
Regulations are meant to bring an element of market stability and reduce the risk from fraudulent operations on the market. However, in certain cases, regulations may damage the price and even pose certain cryptoassets under existential threat.
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