The Latest Cryptoassets & Blockchain Legal News from Coinlaw.
JP Morgan’s New Cryptocurrency Is No Bitcoin,...
by Maciej Klimowicz on February 15, 2019 at 8:42 am
Remember that time when JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon first said that bitcoin “Won’t end well. Someone will get killed,” then apologized then apologized and called the tech legit, only to call it out as “a fraud” later on […]
Major Philippines Bank Launches Two-Way Crypto ATM
by Maciej Klimowicz on February 13, 2019 at 5:23 pm
Union Bank of the Philippines (Unionbank), one of the largest banks in the Philippines with more than 300 branches in the country, has launched its first two-way cryptocurrency ATM. The new ATM is an element of the Philippine government’s […]
Crypto Regulation Delays May Benefit Underlying...
by Maciej Klimowicz on February 13, 2019 at 4:24 pm
A United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official talking up the benefits of delays in cryptocurrency regulations? It has to be “Crypto Mom”. That’s the nickname SEC commissioner Hester Peirce is widely known by in […]
Blockchain, Crypto Hot Topics at World Government...
by Maciej Klimowicz on February 13, 2019 at 2:32 pm
Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology were hot topics of discussion during the 7th World Government Summit, held in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) city of Dubai over February 10 to 12. Developments in cryptocurrencies and blockchain […]
Coinlaw Merges with Security Token Network
by Mark Knowles on February 12, 2019 at 3:03 pm
Coinlaw and Security Token Network (STN) today (Feb 12) announced that they have merged both companies to promote and deliver legally compliant security token and blockchain services. CEO of the new company, Richard Foster, commented: “The […]
Italian Senate Committee Approves Country’s...
by Mark Knowles on February 1, 2019 at 12:16 pm
The new legislation contains a range of legal stipulations clarifying the Italian government’s definition of cryptocurrencies and other terms related to blockchain technology. The post Italian Senate Committee Approves Country’s First […]
Report on Indian Crypto Regulation In Final...
by Mark Knowles on February 1, 2019 at 11:56 am
Although the DEA has confirmed its crypto regulation report is nearly ready, uncertainty remains about the Indian government’s willingness to regulate crypto. The post Report on Indian Crypto Regulation In Final Stages Says Official appeared […]
Saudi Arabia and UAE Announce Joint...
by Maciej Klimowicz on January 30, 2019 at 1:21 pm
The joint cryptocurrency is primarily intended to facilitate financial settlements between the two countries, but if successful, may be used for a variety of cross-border transactions. The post Saudi Arabia and UAE Announce Joint Cryptocurrency […]
Singapore Halts Security Token Offering For...
by Mark Knowles on January 25, 2019 at 12:46 pm
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has warned an STO project not to proceed with its token offering until it fully complies with regulatory requirements under the Securities and Futures Act. The post Singapore Halts Security Token Offering For […]
UK Regulator Calls For Public Consultation On...
by Mark Knowles on January 25, 2019 at 12:40 pm
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said once finalised, its guidance will clarify expectations for firms undertaking cryptoasset activities in the UK and put appropriate consumer safeguards in place. The post UK Regulator Calls For Public […]