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On August 2, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) launched a consultation on a draft Memorandum Circular with proposed rules regulating the registration of initial coin offerings ...
Switzerland’s financial regulator has opened enforcement proceedings against the issuer of an initial coin offering (ICO) for the first time in its history, after suspicions the company was...
On April 13, 2018, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) released a consultation paper on the Financial Instrument Test, which was introduced in an earlier discussion paper on initial coin...
Indian cryptocurrency exchanges were dealt another blow last week after the Supreme Court delayed a vital judgment on the validity of central bank restrictions on the payments technology.
On July 17, 2018, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (JFSA) announced the outcome of the first experiment carried out under its observation via the FinTech PoC Hub, a regulatory sandbox with...
The European Parliament has criticised the direction of travel of the European Commission’s work on virtual currency regulation, arguing that stronger registration requirements are needed to combat...
On July 4, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released two regulatory papers covering the issuance and sale of digital tokens via initial coins offerings (ICOs) and the requirements...
UK regulators have told a government inquiry into cryptocurrency they will have to wait until a report is published in September to gain a clearer picture on the long-term legal future of the...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has continued to throw its weight behind blockchain, with nearly half of the firms newly accepted into its regulatory “sandbox” experimenting with the...
The Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies of the European Parliament has released a report titled “Virtual currencies and central banks monetary policy: challenge...

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