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Australian Government Begins Regulation of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Australian government is attempting to crack down on issues such as money laundering and terrorism financing through the introduction of a new Bill,...

US Rules ICOs and Token Sales are Sales of Securities

Legal implications are being assigned to blockchain projects in the US as the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that investment methods employed by...

SEC – tokens can be ‘securities’

  U.S. Securities and  Exchange Commission - Action SEC claims The DAO tokens are securities That there are violations that have taken place ...

BTC-e Fined by FinCEN

  BTC-e fined for violation of US AML laws Prosecution against BTC-E Canton Business Corporation for “willfully violating U.S. anti-money laundering (AML) laws” Penalty USD$110,003,314...

Delaware Update

  Delaware bill Senate bill 69 Location of bill Details of bill and location for download: https://legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail?legislationId=25730 Status of bill Signed into law on 21 July...

Gibraltar issues new blockchain regulations

Nicky Gomez from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission has announced that it will introduce regulations to regulate blockchain businesses. The principles of regulation of blockchain...

Blockchain Share Register in Delaware

According to Cooley the Delaware Blockchain Initiative have suggested amendments to permit under Delaware Corporate law the issue of “so-called "Distributed Ledger Shares" that...

JFSA Fintech Support

Japan now regulates blockchain digital currency. Exchanges are required to obtain licensing as a payment institution in Japan to operate their business (see previous article...

Bill436: New Hampshire has increased the scope of MSB licensing and clarified exemptions

Bill436: New Hampshire has increased the scope of MSB licensing and clarified certain exemptions for users of virtual currency. House bill 666 (HB666) regulated money...

EU Commission ponders setting a transaction limit on virtual currencies

On the 23 January 2017, the EU Commission published a “Proposal for an EU initiative on restrictions on payments in cash”. This came in...