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Venezuela Files Complaint With WTO Regarding US Sanctions Targeting Petro

Regulation On Jan. 8, the World Trade Organization (WTO) published a dispute settlement request that was filed by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with regards to executive orders and sanctions maintained by the United States that target Venezuela and the nation’s cryptocurrency, the petro. The document was filed with the WTO on Dec. 28. Also […]

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U.S. Draft Bitcoin Law to Step up Security and Innovation

Economy & Regulation Two United States congressmen have introduced two pieces of legislation to help prevent alleged cryptocurrency price manipulation while aiming to position the U.S. at the forefront of innovation within the digital asset industry. Also read: Chilean Court Rules in Favor of Closing Bank Accounts of Crypto Exchange Orionx Protection From Price Manipulation The […]

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Court Drops Charges Against Alleged Btc-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

News The lawsuit against alleged Btc-e operator Alexander Vinnik for “fraud, money laundering, and other grave crimes” filed in Cyprus has reportedly been dropped. His lawyer says the case “fell apart at the very early stage” at the initiative of the plaintiffs themselves. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]

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Korean Lawyers Lobby Government to Pass Several Cryptocurrency Laws

Regulation The Korean Bar Association, whose membership is mandatory for all lawyers in the country, has campaigned publicly for the government to pass a number of cryptocurrency-related laws. The group specifically proposes regulation for crypto exchanges, initial coin offerings, domestic and foreign crypto transactions, and cryptocurrency funds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

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Lawyer Invests $300 Million to Build Crypto City in the Nevada Desert

News Consumer protection lawyer Jeffrey Berns is the owner and CEO of Blockchains LLC, a company that bought more than 67,000 acres of land in northern Nevada for $170 million earlier this year. On Thursday, he revealed plans to build a crypto city in the desert, claiming to have invested $300 million to make it […]

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Google Bringing Back Crypto Ads in US and Japan

News Google has announced that regulated cryptocurrency exchanges will be allowed to advertise on its platforms in the United States and Japan starting in October. This removes some of the restrictions the company placed on crypto ads in June. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Some Crypto Ads Will Be […]

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SEC Takes Action Against ‘First US Regulated Crypto Asset Fund’

Regulation The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Tuesday that it has taken action against two cryptocurrency firms. Both mark the “first-ever” action of their kind by the Commission. One is against the “first regulated crypto asset fund in the United States” and the other is against an “ICO Superstore.” Also read: 160 Crypto […]

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Coinbase: 42% of World’s Best Universities Offer Crypto Courses

News The ecosystem’s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain. They found over 40% of leading universities around the world offer at least one course in blockchain or crypto, and 25% of all students, regardless of major, said they would consider taking classes […]

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Blockchain Enters “Trough of Disillusionment” According to Gartner

Blockchain Gartner, Inc., a research and advisory firm specializing in the financial and IT industries, recently published a report that asserts blockchain has entered the “trough of disillusionment” with regards to the technology’s lifecycle of hype and adoption. Also Read: Bitmain Unveils New 18 Terahash Water-Cooled Bitcoin Miner Blockchain Enters “Trough of Disillusionment” According to Gartner […]

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Lafayette Mayor-President Proposes Government-Backed Crypto and ICO

Featured The mayor-president of the Louisiana city of Lafayette, Joel Robideaux, has proposed an ambitious plan that would see the city develop a government-issued cryptocurrency. Mr. Robideaux suggested the launching the cryptocurrency through an initial coin offering (ICO). Also Read: Spring Sees Bitcoin Cash Adoption Rise Lafayette Mayor Advocates Government-Issued Cryptocurrency The government of a city […]

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