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German lawmakers are set to approve a new regulatory framework for crypto-asset firms, handing a boost to the nascent sector by dropping earlier plans over business segregation and capital...
Senior members of OneCoin, the alleged $4bn Ponzi scheme based on a non-existent cryptocurrency, recently obtained permission to operate virtual currency exchanges and provide digital wallets in...
Crypto-asset providers are now able to apply for a licence in France, paving the way for what lawmakers hope will be a flourishing blockchain sector in the country.
Lawyers in the London office of international firm Locke Lord gave advice to since-disappeared “cryptoqueen” Ruja Ignatova despite being aware her investment scheme OneCoin may have been a scam, US...
The European Commission and Council have put the brakes on the deployment of stablecoins in the EU until a consistent and coherent regulatory approach can be decided by authorities.
The Chinese central bank has announced an enforcement drive against cryptocurrency exchanges and mining pools operating in the country, prompting a sudden drop in prices.
Blockchain-based payment network Ripple has accused a leading crypto investigations company of a public relations stunt, after it announced it had uncovered some $400m in illicit transactions using...
U.S. officials are cracking down on enforcing regulations requiring cryptocurrency service providers registered as money services businesses to identify the senders and recipients of digital...
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has granted U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex a license to allow customers in sanctioned jurisdictions to withdraw their funds.
European efforts to implement new requirements around virtual currencies could see crypto-assets pushed into the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) by the back door, a regulator has suggested.

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