Isle of Man Tightens Requirements for Cryptocurrency Businesses & ICOs

The Isle of Man recently updated its Designated Businesses Registration policy concerning cryptocurrency companies operating in the British Crown dependency.  Isle of Man Posts New Requirements The Island’s financial regulators also wish to sanitize the local virtual currency scene, doing away with projects that have zero utility. Details of the policy changes form part of […]

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India Unlikely to Issue Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrency

Government officials in India have indicated that the government may adopt a more measured approach to regulating the cryptocurrency market.   We Don’t Want to Ban Cryptocurrencies Altogether In yet another twist to the unending saga of India’s stance on cryptocurrency market, recent comments from government officials indicate that the country may not ban virtual […]

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International Watchdog to Introduce Binding Regulations for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Georgi Georgiev · June 14, 2018 · 1:00 am The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – a multi-national agency tasked with combating global financial criminal activity, will discuss developing and introducing legally binding rules for governing cryptocurrency exchanges later this month. Reuters reports that the Paris-based agency – comprised of 37 countries – will meet […]

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Thailand Officially Begins Regulating Cryptocurrency as Digital Assets

Georgi Georgiev · May 16, 2018 · 1:00 am A law concerning cryptocurrencies came into force on Sunday, May 13th, stipulating that virtual currencies are to be treated as digital assets. The framework had been put together earlier this year but it has come into effect yesterday. Thailand Begins Regulating Crypto This year has been […]

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