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Oxford Law Researchers Call for Strict Cryptocurrency Regulation to Avoid Another Financial Crisis

Oxford Law Researchers Call for Strict Cryptocurrency Regulation to Avoid Another Financial Crisis

Researchers at Oxford University Law Faculty claim that crypto market regulation is mandatory to prevent systemic risk in times of financial crisis.

Africa Crypto Adoption Sparks Regulation Concerns

Africa Crypto Adoption Sparks Regulation Concerns

The accelerated growth of blockchain technology in Africa recently has raised concerns over the possible implementation of knee-jerk regulation.

Taiwanese Singer Chen Lingjiu Implicated in JPEX Cryptocurrency Fraud Case

Taiwanese Singer Chen Lingjiu Implicated in JPEX Cryptocurrency Fraud Case

Taiwanese singer Chen Lingjiu faces fraud case involving JPEX, highlighting potential pitfalls of celebrity endorsements in cryptocurrency investments and the need for robust regulatory measures.

HKMA Imposes HK$10 Million Fine on DBS Bank (Hong Kong) for AML Failures

HKMA Imposes HK$10 Million Fine on DBS Bank (Hong Kong) for AML Failures

HKMA has imposed a HK$10 million penalty on DBS Bank (Hong Kong) for breaches of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance.

SFC and HKMA Release Updated List of Financial Service Providers for OTC Derivatives

SFC and HKMA Release Updated List of Financial Service Providers for OTC Derivatives

The SFC and HKMA have published their annual updates to the list of financial services providers under the OTC derivatives regulatory regime.

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Warns Against Unauthorized Banking Activities

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Warns Against Unauthorized Banking Activities

The HKMA alerts the public about unauthorized banking activities by a firm operating without proper authorization in Hong Kong.

Tse Tsun Wai Convicted and Fined for Unlicensed Activity

Tse Tsun Wai Convicted and Fined for Unlicensed Activity

Tse Tsun Wai has been convicted and fined for engaging in unlicensed financial activities, according to the Securities and Futures Commission.

South Korea Tightens Regulations on Crypto Mixers Amid Money Laundering Concerns

South Korea Tightens Regulations on Crypto Mixers Amid Money Laundering Concerns

South Korea's Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is set to introduce new regulations targeting digital asset mixers, mirroring similar moves by the US. These measures aim to curb the use of crypto mixers for illegal money laundering.

Mercari Japan Embraces Bitcoin Payments

Mercari Japan Embraces Bitcoin Payments

Mercari, Japan's e-commerce leader, announces Bitcoin payment integration by June 2024, leveraging its subsidiary Melcoin. This reflects Japan's advanced crypto regulatory environment, fostering digital currency adoption in commerce.

China Dismantles $2.2 Billion Underground Banking Operation Leveraging Cryptocurrencies

China Dismantles $2.2 Billion Underground Banking Operation Leveraging Cryptocurrencies

Chinese authorities have dismantled a $2.2 billion underground banking network that used cryptocurrencies to bypass financial controls, seizing $28,000 worth of digital currencies.

How Bitcoin will react to US Government Shutdown

How Bitcoin will react to US Government Shutdown

The impending US government shutdown threatens to delay the SEC's approval for a spot Bitcoin ETF, amongst other financial repercussions. The scenario also underscores the growing frequency of federal shutdowns and the persistent concerns of credit rating agencies over the US's fiscal policymaking, all of which could have broader implications for both traditional and crypto financial markets.

Circle Formally Refutes Allegations of Illicit Financing and Connections to Justin Sun

Circle Formally Refutes Allegations of Illicit Financing and Connections to Justin Sun

Circle denies CfA's allegations of illicit financing and Justin Sun ties, emphasizing regulatory compliance and advocating for stronger stablecoin laws, as clarified by Dante Disparte.

United States Moves Forward With Crypto Regulation

United States Moves Forward With Crypto Regulation

Two new crypto-related bills were discussed among the House Agriculture Committee this week as the United States moves forward with crypto regulation.

Bank of Lithuania Calls For Uniform Regulation for Digital Financial Innovation Across Europe

Bank of Lithuania Calls For Uniform Regulation for Digital Financial Innovation Across Europe

Bank of Lithuania, Lietuvos Bankas, has proposed uniform regulations throughout the European Union in response to the European Commission’s consultations for the development of the digitalization of financial services in Europe.

President Biden Freezes Mnuchin's Controversial Proposed Regulation on Unhosted Crypto Wallets

President Biden Freezes Mnuchin's Controversial Proposed Regulation on Unhosted Crypto Wallets

FinCEN’s controversial regulation proposal on “unhosted” crypto wallet has been effectively frozen by President Joe Biden as his administration takes office today.

Ripple Co-Founder Hints Move From US Regulation: “Blockchain and Digital Currencies are not Welcome”

Ripple Co-Founder Hints Move From US Regulation: “Blockchain and Digital Currencies are not Welcome”

Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen is considering moving Ripple’s base from the United States due to crushing biased regulation.

What Coinbase CEO’s Crypto Regulation Rumors Mean for Bitcoin if Pushed by US Treasury?

What Coinbase CEO’s Crypto Regulation Rumors Mean for Bitcoin if Pushed by US Treasury?

Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, warned that the Trump Administration may be targeting Bitcoin on its way out of office through regulation, but what impact could it have?

CFTC Chairman Calls For Principle-Based Not Rules-Based Regulation For Crypto

CFTC Chairman Calls For Principle-Based Not Rules-Based Regulation For Crypto

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert has stated his preference for the financial governance to be principle based rather than a strictly enforced set of rules. This extends to cryptocurrency and digital assets.

Russian Prime Minister Calls for Civilized Approach to Crypto Regulation

Russian Prime Minister Calls for Civilized Approach to Crypto Regulation

Mikhail Mishustin, the Russian prime minister, has stated that the cryptocurrency market ought to be advanced in a civilized manner.

European Securities and Markets Authority Prioritizes Crypto-Related Regulation

European Securities and Markets Authority Prioritizes Crypto-Related Regulation

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced its key priorities list for 2020-2022. In its published document “Strategic Orientation for 2020-22,” the ESMA reflected its focus on supervisory convergence and its role in building the Capital Markets Union.

Coinbase CEO Warns Exiting President Trump May Drop Crypto Wallet Regulation Bomb

Coinbase CEO Warns Exiting President Trump May Drop Crypto Wallet Regulation Bomb

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong shared rumors that the Trump Administration may rush crypto wallet regulations on traders with privacy-invading data-collection requirements.

China's Central Bank and Watchdogs Meet with Jack Ma and Ant Group Execs following Regulation Criticism

China's Central Bank and Watchdogs Meet with Jack Ma and Ant Group Execs following Regulation Criticism

Ant Group founder Jack Ma and the firm’s top executives met with PBoC and three financial regulators as China published new draft rules for online micro-lending.

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