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Coinlaw Podcast – Stephen McKeon
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 20, 2019 at 8:14 am
In our first episode of Coinlaw Podcast we sat down with Stephen McKeon to talk about crypto regulations in the US. The post Coinlaw Podcast – Stephen McKeon appeared first on Coinlaw Multi-Jurisdiction Blockchain News. […]
Rules Are Rules, Regardless of Technology – an...
by Mark Knowles on March 19, 2019 at 10:26 am
Following the release of Advice on Initial Coin Offerings and Crypto-Assets by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), we sat down to discuss it with Anne Chone, the agency’s Senior Risk Analysis Officer. The post Rules Are […]
Canadian Regulators Seek Feedback on Crypto...
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 17, 2019 at 7:00 am
A new publication by two Canadian financial authorities addresses the cryptic industry’s calls for regulation. The post Canadian Regulators Seek Feedback on Crypto Regulations appeared first on Coinlaw Multi-Jurisdiction Blockchain News. […]
Ethereum Not a Security? SEC Chairman Agrees
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 15, 2019 at 11:22 am
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton agrees that not all crypto asses “exhibit the properties of a security” The post Ethereum Not a Security? SEC Chairman Agrees appeared first on Coinlaw […]
Automatic Compliance Crucial to STO Success –...
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 13, 2019 at 1:15 pm
Regulations, compliance, and the evolving security token market are just a few of the things we discussed recently with Luc Falempin, CEO of Tokeny. The post Automatic Compliance Crucial to STO Success – Says Tokeny CEO Luc Falempin appeared […]
US State of Colorado Approves New Digital Token...
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 11, 2019 at 12:38 pm
The Digital Token Act – a freshly-released bill, signed in to law in Colorado, has put the state among the friendliest in the US towards blockchain technology. Signed on March 6 by the governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, State attorney general […]
Germany Proposes Blockchain Register and Easing...
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 11, 2019 at 12:12 pm
The German ministries of Justice and Finance have released a discussion paper exploring crypto regulations that would make use of blockchain technology’s potential, while also shielding investors, and averting misuse. “The Federal […]
Israel’s Securities Regulator Proposes...
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 11, 2019 at 11:10 am
Having studied the cryptocurrency sector for nearly two years, a committee of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA) – Israel’s securities regulator – has released its own regulatory recommendation – Reuters reports. […]
Was the Lack of KYC/AML Compliance Why ICOs...
by Victor Fredung on March 11, 2019 at 9:21 am
In 2018, the European law enforcement agency Europol issued an assessment that, despite moves towards increased regulation in the sector, criminals continue to use digital currencies to facilitate their illegal activities. Due in part to their […]
Big Banks Are Stopping Crypto Companies Going...
by Maciek Klimowicz on March 7, 2019 at 12:29 pm
Crypto-related businesses across the globe are having trouble gaining access to the most basic financial services, such as opening bank accounts, reports Bloomberg. Following recent reports of crypto businesses encountering roadblock from local […]