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German Regulator Flags Crypto Broker for Operating Without License German regulator federal financi

German Regulator Flags Crypto Broker for Operating Without License German regulator federal financial supervisory authority (BaFin) issued a warning against Bulgarian #cryptocurrency broker 5 Capital on Nov. 11. The regulator has barred 5 Capital from operating in the country since the firm illegally offered Contracts for Difference (CFDs) designed to expose clients to the price […]

Belgian Regulator Blacklists Another 9 Crypto Websites Suspected of Fraud Belgium’s Financial Servi

Belgian Regulator Blacklists Another 9 Crypto Websites Suspected of Fraud Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has made an additional update to its blacklist of #cryptocurrency-related websites associated with fraud. On Oct. 29, Belgium’s financial watchdog updated its list of cryptocurrency trading platforms for which it has detected indications of fraud, by adding nine […]

Hong Kong’s SFC Releases Regulations for Crypto Fund Managers securities regulator, the Securities

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Hong Kong’s SFC Releases Regulations for Crypto Fund Managers #HongKong’s securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has officially released regulations for crypto fund managers. The SFC published the regulatory circular on its website on Oct. 4. In the 37-page document titled “Proforma Terms and Conditions for Licensed Corporations which Manage Portfolios that Invest […]

New York State Financial Regulator Hiring Crypto and Blockchain Specialist state’s financial regul

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New York State Financial Regulator Hiring Crypto and Blockchain Specialist #NewYork state’s financial regulator is hiring a specialist with expertise in the field of virtual currencies and #blockchain, per a recently published announcement. The Department of Financial Services is looking to hire a Deputy Superintendent in the Research and Innovation Division, with a background in […]

Brazilian Securities Regulator Bans Bitcoin, Forex Broker The Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM)

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Brazilian Securities Regulator Bans Bitcoin, Forex Broker The Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM) has banned a forex broker offering #Bitcoin (BTC) options, Cointelegraph Brasil reported on Sept. 25. On Sept. 25, CVM published a public warning of irregular action concerning XM Global Limited through the Superintendent of Market and Intermediary (SMI) Relations. In its warning, the […]

Singapore’s Regulator Warns of New Scam Bitcoin Investment Scheme The Monetary Authority of (MAS)

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Singapore’s Regulator Warns of New Scam Bitcoin Investment Scheme The Monetary Authority of #Singapore (MAS) has flagged an online #Bitcoin (BTC) scam scheme that offers Bitcoin investment using forged claims by a former prime minister. Website uses forged statements by a former prime minister to solicit Bitcoin investment On July 31, Singapore’s central #bank and […]

Japan: Tax Authorities Say Crypto Traders Owe Them $93 Million entities have failed to report thei

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Japan: Tax Authorities Say Crypto Traders Owe Them $93 Million #Japan-based entities have failed to report their #crypto gains valued at 10 billion yen ($93 million) over the past several years by March 2019, local national newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports on June 5. According to Asahi, about 30 crypto-related businesses and 50 individuals have not […]

Malaysian Securities Regulator Registers Three Cryptocurrency Exchanges The Securities Commission

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Malaysian Securities Regulator Registers Three Cryptocurrency Exchanges The Securities Commission #Malaysia (SC) has registered #cryptocurrency exchanges Luno Malaysia, Sinegy Technologies and Tokenize Technology, according to a press release on June 4. Crypto #exchanges are reportedly required by law to register with the SC, and the recently-approved exchanges will have up to nine months to achieve […]

FT: US Regulator CFTC in Talks With Facebook Over Rumored Crypto Plans United States regulator the

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FT: US Regulator CFTC in Talks With Facebook Over Rumored Crypto Plans United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is in talks with #Facebook about its upcoming stablecoin launch, the Financial Times (FT) reported on June 2. Citing chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, the publication revealed that Facebook is attempting to smooth out the […]

Japan Advances New Crypto Bill, Regulator Explains Japan’s New Crypto Bill Passes House A new bill

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Japan Advances New Crypto Bill, Regulator Explains Japan’s New Crypto Bill Passes House A new #cryptocurrency bill officially passed #Japan’s House of Representatives, the lower house of the National Diet, on May 21. It was subsequently accepted by the House of Councillors, the upper house of the Diet, the following day. According to the Japanese […]