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Bank of Lithuania Issues Guidelines on Security Token Offerings

Bank of Lithuania Issues Guidelines on Security Token OfferingsRecognizing that businesses are seeking alternative ways to raise capital other than bank lending, the Bank of Lithuania has issued new guidelines on security token offerings. The goal is to clarify applicable rules without introducing more regulations. Also read: Mario Draghi Leaves European Central Bank Without Ever Raising Interest Rates Guidelines Aiming to Avoid More […]

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Tax Guide: What Crypto Owners Should Know

Tax Guide: What Crypto Owners Should KnowWith the rise in price and the growing adoption of cryptocurrencies, more governments worldwide have been ramping up efforts to tax them. Some countries are using extreme measures to get their hands on this new source of untapped revenue, but there are also tax-friendly countries that are not taxing crypto transactions. Furthermore, many tools exist […]

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IRS Issues New Crypto Tax Guidance After 5 Years – Experts Weigh In

IRS Issues New Crypto Tax Guidance After 5 Years - Experts Weigh InThe U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued long-awaited guidance on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies. It is generally described by the crypto community as a mixed bag since some parts are useful while others have raised many more questions, particularly how cryptocurrencies from hard forks and airdrops are taxed. Also read: 10 Tax Tools […]

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Crypto Regulations Are Changing Worldwide to Comply With FATF Standards

Crypto Regulations Are Changing Worldwide to Comply With FATF StandardsGovernments worldwide are changing the way they regulate crypto assets to comply with the global cryptocurrency standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Some are amending existing laws, while others are creating a new system to cooperate and share data. Also read: China Publishes New Rankings of 37 Crypto Projects A New Crypto […]

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Dithering U.S. Regulators Risk Causing a Brain Drain to Friendlier Crypto Climes

Dithering U.S. Regulators Risk Causing a Brain Drain to Friendlier Crypto ClimesCryptocurrency companies in the United States aren’t happy. Token issuers, exchanges, and VCs are up in arms about vague and contradictory guidance on crypto asset regulation. Should the U.S. fail to update its archaic securities laws, they warn, there is a risk of top talent making an exodus to friendlier crypto climes. Also read: Countries […]

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Basel Committee Sets out Guidelines for Banks Intending to Enter Crypto Market

Basel Committee Sets out Guidelines for Banks Intending to Enter Crypto MarketThe Basel Committee has laid out guidelines for banks that plan to enter the cryptocurrency market. While outlining the supposed threats posed by crypto assets in terms of financial stability, the committee has said it expects banks that are going to have direct exposure to the crypto industry to be prudent in their approach. As […]

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Finma: Crypto Startups Can Handle up to $100M of Deposits in Switzerland

Finma: Crypto Startups Can Handle up to $100M of Deposits in SwitzerlandCrypto-asset companies can now apply for licenses to handle as much as 100 million Swiss francs ($100 million) in public deposits under new regulations published on Dec. 3 by Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (Finma). The development underscores the European country’s efforts to promote technological innovation, as in the past only commercial banks were allowed to receive […]

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Regulations Roundup: Ebang IPO Challenged by Probe, Plattsburgh Passes Mining Guidelines

Regulations Roundup: Ebang IPO Challenged by Criminal Probe, Plattsburgh Passes New Mining GuidelinesIn recent regulatory news, a criminal investigation may prevent Ebang from conducting an initial public offering, Plattsburgh has passed new regulations governing commercial mining operations, and Ron Paul has endorsed precious metals and cryptocurrencies as a viable alternative to fiat currency. Also Read: Another Token Project Launches on the Bitcoin Cash Network Criminal Accusations Pose Hurdle to […]

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China Seeks Public Feedback on Draft DLT Regulations

China Seeks Public Feedback on Draft DLT RegulationsThe Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has announced that it will accept public feedback through Nov. 2 on draft rules it recently published to regulate blockchain projects, but the proposed legislation has already drawn a mixed response from distributed ledger technology (DLT) analysts. Also Read: Bitstamp Confirms Acquisition by South Korean Company Strict Rules for DLT Users […]

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Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange BinanceOn Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has implemented a compliance solution that meets regulatory guidelines worldwide. Also read: Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus Binance Is Using Chainalysis for Compliance    According to a press […]

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Swiss Bankers Association Acts to Prevent Crypto Firm Exodus

Swiss Bankers Association Acts to Prevent Crypto Firm ExodusThe Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) has released a set of guidelines intended to bolster the availability of financial services to cryptocurrency companies. They are in response to the stubbornness of many banks to provide financial services to crypto-related businesses. Also Read: Markets Update: Despite Negative Headlines – Crypto-Prices Continue to Rise Swiss Bankers Association Publishes Guidelines Intended to […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Holland Targets Electricity Theft, MI Republican Wants More Oversight

In recent regulatory news, Dutch police have reported an increase in electricity fraud associated with crypto mining, a Michigan Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee has urged Congress to make the development of clear guidelines overseeing the cryptocurrency industry a top priority, and digital currency advocacy group, Chamber of Digital Commerce, has published […]

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Lithuania Unveils Detailed Cryptocurrency and ICO Guidelines

Lithuania Unveils Comprehensive Cryptocurrency and ICO GuidelinesLithuania’s Ministry of Finance has published comprehensive guidelines for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings, covering four areas including regulations, accounting, and taxation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Ministry of Finance’s Guidelines The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania has published guidelines for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICOs). They […]

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Apple’s App Store Revises Cryptocurrency App Rules

Apple's App Store Revises Cryptocurrency App RulesJust recently the tech giant Apple has revised its App Store policies concerning cryptocurrency applications offered within the platform marketplace. The new rules are a bit stricter and apply to cryptocurrency wallets, exchanges, and platforms that facilitate Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Also Read: Three Luxury Apartments Sold for 420 BTC in the Coastal Region of Montenegro […]

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