Regulation & Law

October 1, 2018

SEC, CFTC, FBI Take Action Against Bitcoin-Funded Securities Dealer 1Broker

Three U.S. agencies have taken action against international bitcoin-funded securities dealer 1pool Ltd., aka 1Broker. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says 1Broker violated federal securities […]
September 28, 2018

Former UBS Executives Raise $104 Million to Create Regulated Crypto Bank

Former UBS executives raised $104 million to operate Seba, a strictly regulated crypto bank, with a banking license from Finma, the Swiss financial regulator. The infrastructure […]
September 28, 2018

U.S. Court Grants CFTC Request to Sue $6 Million Crypto Fraud

A U.S. district court on Wednesday gave leave to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to proceed with the lawsuit against Nevada-based My Big Coin […]
September 27, 2018

Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaja��s Assets Seized

In recent regulatory news, a report published byA�DiarA�has found that U.S. government agencies have paid approximately $5.7 million USD to blockchain analysis contractors, Indiaa��s Enforcement Directorate […]
September 27, 2018

Russian Crypto Groups in Telegram Increase Membership Despite Ban

The members of crypto-related Telegram channels have increased in number since the messenger was banned by a Moscow court in April, according to a study covering […]
September 27, 2018

European Banks Complicit as Corrupt African Leaders Plunder Their Home Economies

European banks have allegedly been complicit as corrupt African leaders pilfer the wealth of their economies in the billions of dollars. The Angolan government on Monday […]
September 27, 2018

Mt Gox Bankruptcy Trustee Sells Approximately 25,000 BCH and BTC

Mt Gox has published an announcement that its civil rehabilitation and bankruptcy trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has liquidated 25,331 BCH and 24,658 BTC. The trustee is now […]
September 27, 2018

Google Bringing Back Crypto Ads in US and Japan

Google has announced that regulated cryptocurrency exchanges will be allowed to advertise on its platforms in the United States and Japan starting in October. This removes […]
September 26, 2018

Pushing the Boundaries of Economic Change: Bitcoin as a Medium of Exchange in Africa

Bitcoin is pushing the boundaries of economic change in Africa. In East Africa, a new deal between digital currency exchange Bitpesa and a Japanese firm shows […]