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Crypto Self-Governance Touted as Solution to Regulatory ‘Mess’

The question of whether self-regulation will help solve some of the cryptocurrency industry’s problems was on full display Monday during CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference. Part of the problem, according to panelist Gary DeWaal, a legal expert who focuses on financial services, is that existing rules as they relate to the... Read More

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US Regulators Say They Want to Avoid ‘Hindering’ Blockchain Innovation

U.S. regulators are still looking into cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, but don’t aim to suppress the industry, according to comments made during a panel at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference in New York. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) enforcement director James McDonald, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division Cyber Unit... Read More

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Women In Blockchain And Crypto: How To Tackle Gender Inequality

The percentage of women invested and involved in cryptocurrency is far lower than that of men. This could be confirmed by numerous surveys and research studies. Moreover, incidents like the North American Bitcoin Conference, where only 3 of the 88 speakers were women and the conference after party was held at a... Read More

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Wyoming Aims to Be America’s Cryptocurrency Capital

Wyoming is about 1,000 miles from Silicon Valley and even farther from wealthy East Coast investors. But the Cowboy State is hitching its wagon to the virtual currency craze, bidding to reinvent itself as the most crypto-friendly state in the U.S. Republican Governor Matt Mead signed sweeping legislation in March... Read More

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US: Seminole County Florida To Accept Crypto For Tax Payment

The Seminole County, Florida, tax collector Joel M. Greenberg announced May 14 that the county will begin accepting cryptocurrency for payment for various services this summer in order to eliminate heavy fees and improve payment accuracy and efficiency. According to a press release, the county will begin accepting Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to pay for services,... Read More

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Indian Exchanges pivot to Crypto-to-Crypto trading amid RBI Banking Blockade

On April 6th, 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that within three months entities registered with them should stop dealing with cryptocurrencies or companies that deal with cryptocurrencies. This includes banks, mobile wallets, and domestic payment gateways. It was the first time the any government entity announced a rule that... Read More

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Financial Institutions In A Race: Who Will Bring Crypto Trading To The Fiat Masses First?

September 12, 2017 will go down in infamy when talking about the relationships between traditional fiat financial institutions and their views on cryptocurrency. It was the day that JP Morgan CEO, Jamie Dimon, called Bitcoin a ‘fraud’. A lot has happened in the financial and crypto space in the eight months following... Read More

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EOS cryptocurrency trading and investing lands on eToro

eToro now supports 10 cryptocurrencies on its platform Social trading platform eToro has expanded its existing cryptocurrency trading and investing offerings with a new token: EOS. The pairing is already available on the platform for any users interested in buying EOS tokens. eToro says that EOS will soon also get... Read More

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Chilean Court Orders Banks to Re-Open Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts

Chile’s anti-monopoly court recently ordered two major Chilean banks to re-open the accounts of one of the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Buda. The country’s anti-monopoly court ruled that the state bank Banco del Estado de Chile and Itau Corpbanca should re-open the cryptocurrency exchange’s accounts, presumably to prevent what looked... Read More