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Reuters: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets

Reuters reports that the Japanese FSA will require cryptocurrency exchanges to strengthen internal supervision of cold wallets Cointelegraph.com News

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Regulators Tackle Businesses in Europe’s Crypto-Friendly Nations

There’s a group of countries on the Old Continent that have recognized the potential of the newly forming cryptoconomy. In the past couple of years, nations such as Malta, Switzerland and Estonia have been making efforts to attract businesses from the nascent industry, often rebuffed elsewhere. However, registering and running a crypto company, even in the most favorable climates, comes ...

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CME Group CEO Terry Duffy: No Bitcoin Deficit a Problem for Regulators

CEO of CME Group Terry Duffy believes Bitcoin’s finite amount is a hurdle for regulators Cointelegraph.com News

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Canadian Capital Market Regulators Mull New Cryptocurrency Rules

Capital market regulators in Canada are planning to establish new rules to curb the risks associated with cryptocurrency trading platforms. This follows the sudden death of Gerald Cotten, founder and chief executive officer of crypto exchange Quadrigacx, which led to about $ 145 million in frozen or missing cryptocurrencies. Also read: Bitcoin Exchange Gatecoin Shuts Down Citing Financial Difficulty Tailored ...

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CipherTrace Partners with Maltese Regulators to Manage Risk of Financial Crimes

n nn nn CipherTrace, a blockchain analytics company, is partnering with the Republic of Maltas sole financial regulatory agency to ensure that all crypto transactions within the country are free of money laundering and other similar financial crimes.As the Times of Malta reported on March 11, 2019, the Malta Financial Services Authority MFSA has enlisted the help of U.S.-based company ...

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Kenyan Crypto Adoption and Trading Grows Despite Warnings from Regulators

Over the last two years, the Kenyan government and central bank have been discussing how to regulate bitcoin and other digital currencies. In March 2018, the Central Bank of Kenya warned the general public about cryptocurrency investments. After those warnings, the region’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) cautioned the public again after investigating a project called kenicoin. Even though financial regulators ...

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US: Crypto Advocacy Group Encourages Financial Regulators to Foster Innovation

A U.S. blockchain advocacy group provides comments to CFTC and CFPB, urging them to permit the introduction of blockchain-based products Cointelegraph.com News

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Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs

Commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have come together to discuss their regulatory approaches to bitcoin futures contracts and bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The two regulators are also open to collaborating on their oversight of crypto investment products. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations ...

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