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G20 Argentina Ends With No New Cryptocurrency Regulation

Economy & Regulation Nations forming the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Argentina this week issued Comunicado oficial de la primera reunión de ministros de Hacienda y presidentes de Bancos Centrales del G20, or first communication from the world’s central bankers concerning their work. The two page document is crammed with statements, and on the […]

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UK Bitcoiners Might Have Tax Loophole

Featured With success comes attention, and with notice comes the taxman. Bitcoin’s crazy great jump in price over 2017 has taken the world’s most popular cryptocurrency from a curiosity into a begrudgingly valued asset by governments. Capital gains is the tool of most revenue collectors when it comes to crypto, including the United Kingdom (UK). […]

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Belfrics Granted ‘Sandbox License’ to Open Cryptocurrency Exchange in Bahrain

Regulation The Central Bank of Bahrain has awarded bitcoin technology provider, Belfrics Global, a sandbox license to open and operate a cryptocurrency exchange in the Arabian Gulf nation. As such, Belfrics is reported to have become the first company to receive an official mandate to open a cryptocurrency exchange in the Middle Eastern/North African region. […]

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British Bank Says “No” to Crypto Firms from Gibraltar

Regulation Less than a week since it started licensing blockchain businesses, Gibraltar has received bad news from the United Kingdom. A leading British bank has refused to process orders from crypto firms based in the overseas territory. Gibraltan banks are now on the lookout for another UK banking partner. Also read: Britain: Where You Can […]

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Gibraltar Launches Regulation to Protect Value and Reputation

Regulation A mechanism tailored to protect customers of cryptocurrency businesses in Gibraltar, and its own reputation, went into effect on January 1. The regulation targets blockchain technology – companies storing and transmitting value must now be licensed by the Financial Services Commission (GFSC).  Also read: Malta Bitcoin Schizophrenia: Government and Banks Send Mixed Signals Gibraltar […]

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Global P2P Crypto Markets Experience Record Volume Throughout December

Market Updates The global peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin markets have seen record trading volume as a consequence of last week’s major price retracement. According to data provided by Coindance, numerous national markets saw historically unprecedented trade volume throughout December – suggesting that many investors may have been taking profits following bitcoin’s dramatic bull run up to […]

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PR: Crypto Trust Network $CTN ICO Launches: It’s Time to Bring Trust Back to the Trustless Network and Fight Crypto Fraud

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. With over $220m lost to crypto criminals in 2017, BTC’s […]

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Here’s how the U.S. and the world are regulating bitcoin and cryptocurrency

Country Current summary Key developments Abu Dhabi Issuers and intermediaries of virtual currencies and “security” tokens may be subject to regulation—depending upon the nature of the product and service. On Oct. 9, 2017, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi issued guidance on the regulation of initial coin/token offerings (ICO) and digital currency […]

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The coin that saves lives, the Coin for road safety

CycloShield LTD is a startup based in United Kingdom which has developed a gadget to improve the security for cyclists, both sportspeople and commuters. This device works connected to a smartphone with the official App, allowing final users to create a virtual community, the perfect scenario for implementing a cryptocurrency: CycloShieldCoin (CYS). After a couple of cyclists accidents […]

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FCA Issues Warning Regarding Cryptocurrency CFDs

Featured The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a warning aimed at retail investors who may be considering or soliciting cryptocurrency CFDs (contracts for difference). The U.K. regulator emphasized the risks associated with the price volatility, charges and funding costs, leveraged trading products, and price transparency, asserting that such may manifest in the […]

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