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Europol Holds Conference with Crypto Exchanges to Aid Law Enforcement

Europol, the agency in charge of law enforcement in the European Union, is meeting major cryptocurrency exchanges in order to better deal with criminal...

Following New Guidelines: US Federal Employees Should Disclose Cypto Holdings

Federal employees were ordered by the US Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to report all their holdings of virtual currency. This was according to...

BTC from BitGrail Wallets Seized by Italian Authorities

BitGrail has announced that authorities have seized the BTC that was stored in their wallets. The Italian cryptocurrency exchange explained that the authorities have...

Michigan Will Prosecute Those Who Falsely Alter Blockchain Data

The state of Michigan is introducing two new bills—The House Bills 6257 and 6258—that will recognize the alteration of data on the blockchain as...

ICO Guidelines in Lithuania Aims for Transparency

The Lithuanian Government has released comprehensive ICO guidelines with government officials calling it a move towards “certainty and transparency” in Lithuania. Just two months prior...

Ripple’s Senior Vice President Wants Crypto-Friendly Regulations in South Korea

Ripple Senior Vice President Eric van Miltenburg believes that the current crypto regulations in South Korea need to be relaxed. Instead, more crypto-friendly regulations...

Canada Issues Official Draft of KYC-Focused Crypto Exchange Regulations

The Canadian Government issues the official draft of their new Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML)-focused regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges and payment processors. These new...

Crypto Czar: Smart Contracts Help Regulation

Valerie Szczepanik is a longtime staffer at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. She was recently named the commission’s “Senior Adviser for Digital Assets...

Ongoing ICO Issued With Cease-and-Desist Order by Vermont Regulators

Regulators from the U.S. State of Vermont issued a cease-and-desist order to a company behind an ongoing initial coin offering (ICO). The Vermont Department of...

SBI to Modify Rules to Kickstart Investments in Fintech Start-Ups

Mumbai, India—The country’s largest lender, the State Bank of India (SBI) is looking to modify rules in order to jumpstart investments in fintech startups,...