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Brazil Tax Authority Orders Crypto Exchanges to Provide Monthly Reports

Brazil’s tax regulator, the Department of Federal Revenue, is requiring local cryptocurrency exchanges to report their operations on a monthly basis in order to verify tax compliance and improve the country’s fight against money…
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Crypto Week In Review: China, Japan, U.S. Regulators Approve Crypto

Declining volatility in crypto markets has allowed startups, investors, and industry leaders to slow down, and postulate about the future of this nascent industry, catalyzing a series of positive developments. For one, in the past week, certain…
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FCC Chairman Admits Antiquated Regulation May Hurt Emerging Blockchain Technology

Aijt Pai, U.S. FCC Chair, has said it’s a challenge to level the playing field between emerging technologies, including blockchain, and not disadvantage any of them. US Telecoms Regulator Studies How to Evolve Blockchain The chair of the…
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Global Money Laundering Watchdog to Establish Crypto-Focused Guidelines by June

The global entity responsible for setting international money laundering guidelines is finally ready to lay the foundation for its first crypto-specific set of rules by June 2018. FATF Readies Global Crypto Regulation on Money Laundering Paris,…
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Hong Kong to Propose Regulation for Cryptocurrency Trading

Hong Kong’s financial watchdog is looking to tighten investor protection by regulating cryptocurrency trading platforms. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), however, is limited by its legal regulatory reach of securities only,…
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Banks Hate Crypto In Canada: QuadrigaCX Exchange Sees $28M Frozen

Although Canada is widely regarded as a progressive nation when it comes to the acceptance of promising technologies and sectors, this forward-thinking hasn’t stopped local institutions from doing their utmost best to curb the growth and…
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Crypto Week In Review: $60m Hack, Institutional Investor Launches Fund, Binance to Singapore

Throughout the past seven days, this up and coming industry saw its fair share of cases of development and maturation, as institutions have continued to pile onto this market. 15 Global Institutions Launch kLmgo SA Blockchain Platform Per a…
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Ex-CEO of Crypto Company Sentenced to Prison for Fraud, Fined $9 Million

The former CEO of a cryptocurrency company has been sentenced to prison time and ordered to pay $9 million in restitution due to his company’s role in a major Ponzi scheme that cost hundreds of investors millions of dollars. The hearing comes…
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Chinese Crypto Startup to Offer Custody Service Amid Regulatory Turmoil

Long story short, China’s leading regulatory bodies have recently begun their second crusade against the propagation of crypto assets, imposing a series of harsh rules, laws and advisory messages in a bid to curb the growth of this industry. In…
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Chinese Traders are Still Investing in Bitcoin by Exploiting Crypto Ban

Although the Chinese government has hailed their crypto ban as successful, it appears that traders have found multiple ways to circumvent the ban despite tightening scrutiny on crypto by state regulators. Exchanges are also finding ways to avoid…