Regulation




DOJ Charges ICO Co-Founder With Securities Fraud

The Department of Justice has unveiled fraud charges against another co-founder of cryptocurrency startup Centra, a move that comes weeks after two other founders were arrested and charged. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern…


Taiwan Eyes November Deadline for Bitcoin AML Regulation

Taiwan aims to formally regulate bitcoin under anti-money laundering (AML) rules before the end of the year. According to the Taiwan Central News Agency, Chiu Tai-san, the country’s minister of justice, said at an anti-money laundering…


EU Parliament Votes for Closer Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The European Parliament has backed a move to bring closer regulation to cryptocurrencies. The parliament’s members voted by a large majority on Thursday to support a December 2017 agreement with the European Council for measures aimed, in part,…



Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned By US Financial Watchdog

The co-founder of Tezos, the cryptocurrency project that made headlines with its $232 million initial coin offering last year, has received a sanction order from a U.S. financial regulator. According to a report by Reuters,…


Major Investors Met with SEC to Discuss Crypto Exemption

Major crypto industry investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures reportedly held a private meeting with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials to discuss the exemption of blockchain-based tokens from the agency’s oversight. The…