Regulation

The rapid growth of mainstream attention toward cryptocurrencies has forced the hands of numerous governments to create their digital alternatives. Over the past few years, interest from various jurisdictions has been pointed towards central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) — digital versions of government-issued fiat. Given their capacity to use blockchain technology to facilitate a simplified
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On Oct. 6, the United States Department of Justice, or DOJ, announced the creation of a specialized unit, the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team, or NCET, tasked with prosecuting criminal misuses of digital assets and crypto infrastructure, as well as tracing and recovering the ill-gotten cryptocurrency. The move continues the U.S. authorities’ push to disrupt the
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Optimism is bordering euphoria in the cryptocurrency market after a trove of documents pointing toward the eventual approval of Valkyrie’s Bitcoin (BTC) ETF application by the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission before the end of the month.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the price action for BTC spiked in the early trading hours
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The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is going after pump and dump groups on Telegram. On Monday an account under the name “ASIC” posted a message in the “ASX Pump Organization” on Telegram to warn around 300 members of the group that “we’re monitoring this platform and we may be investigating you.”: “Coordinated pumping
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On Oct. 14, cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase published its Digital Asset Policy Proposal, a document offering both a justification and conceptual framework for comprehensive regulation of digital assets in the United States. Coinbase presented the proposal as a product of dozens of meetings with industry participants, policymakers, crypto innovators and academics that the company’s representatives
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Crypto exchange giant Binance has hired Mark McGinness, former head of international relations at the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), as its chief regulatory liaison officer. According to an announcement issued on Thursday, Binance stated that McGinness will contribute to the company’s push towards better relations with regulatory bodies across the globe. Indeed, McGinness is
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2B4CH, a Swiss non-profit think tank assisting the state in exploring cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and blockchain technology, is launching an initiative to potentially make Bitcoin one the country’s reserve assets. On Oct. 8, the association announced plans to start a federal popular initiative aiming to collect 100,000 signatures for introduction of Bitcoin to the
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