cryptocurrency regulators Tag

  Cryptocurrencies have built a reputation in the industry with headlines calling out shady transactions, massive scams, and fraud. But all of the bad press in the US stems from the lack of governance over how cryptocurrency is...

  International Monetary Fund (IMF), Managing Director Christine Lagarde told an international conference that central governments around the world should consider the value of issuing digital currencies. The IMF head said regulated digital currencies could help make digital transactions...

  Like every jurisdiction, Hong Kong regulators are trying to chart a course for the cryptocurrency industry and exchanges that encourage growth but protect investors. In a South China Morning Post (SCMP) interview, Carlson Tong Ka-shing, the outgoing chairman of...

New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood’s office today released findings from a report looking into the “integrity” of cryptocurrency exchanges that are accessible to New York residents. In April 2018, the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative was launched...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected nine bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals from ProShares, Direxion, and GraniteShares. The SEC used nearly identical wording in rejecting each proposal, saying in the case of Direxion’s five proposals: "...

  Late Tuesday night, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb was hacked, resulting in the loss of an estimated $31.5 million in customer cryptocurrency. As soon as it learned of the breach, Bithumb moved quickly to stop deposits, withdrawals and...

  There was a collective sigh of relief across the cryptocurrency universe when William Hinman, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of the Division of Corporation Finance declared Ethereum is NOT a security. Hinman’s speech reinforces the SEC’s position that the...

  We forgive you if you’re confused about whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) considers bitcoin or other altcoins a “security.” Today in an interview on CNBC, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said some cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are...

  Fundstrat cryptocurrency analyst Tom Lee says recent news headlines about government investigations around ICOs and price manipulation signal the arrival of regulations for cryptocurrency on the horizon.   Negative news stories about ICOs and cryptocurrency scams have pushed cryptocurrency...

  Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard’s presentation at cryptocurrency conference Consensus 2018 created lots of buzz. Both just for the fact that he attended as well as shared a presentation with the Fed’s current...