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Libra Faces Skepticism, Virtual Commodity Organization Launches, French Law Set To Take Effect
This week, David Marcus, the blockchain lead of the social media giant that intends to launch its own cryptocurrency, Libra, testified in two separate hearings before the United States
United States
20 Aug 2019
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CFTC Approves Bitcoin DCM, New Bitcoin ETF Proposed, Crypto IRA And Blockchain Depository Receipts Introduced
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced approval of LedgerX's registration as a designated contract market (DCM) under the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations.
United States
16 Aug 2019
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Judge Rebukes Government For Outsourcing Internal Investigation Of LIBOR Rigging Scheme
On May 2, 2019, Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York ruled that the government effectively outsourced a portion of its ongoing investigation of LIBOR manipulation at
United States
16 Aug 2019
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Institutional Crypto Products And Blockchain Infrastructure Pilots Announced
According to recent reports, the Swiss-based Amun AG recently received approval to list a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the price of XRP on SIX, Switzerland's primary stock
United States
27 Mar 2019
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CFTC Makes Cryptocurrency A Priority, Foreign Agencies Take Enforcement Action
Earlier this week, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published its examination priorities for 2019 which include notable references to cryptocurrency market and trading surveillance
United States
22 Feb 2019
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International Regulators Target Cryptocurrency Exchanges, ICOs And Tax Compliance
Bitmex, a Hong Kong-based Bitcoin derivatives exchange registered in the Seychelles, reportedly deactivated the trading accounts of clients from the U.S. ...
Worldwide
24 Jan 2019
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Blockchain Announcements From Traditional Financial Institutions And Emerging Platforms
On Monday, one of the largest banks in the world announced that over the course of 2018 it settled $250 billion in foreign exchange trades using an internally developed blockchain platform ...
United States
24 Jan 2019
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Tax Analysis: Impact Of Increases To Crypto Trading And Organized Exchanges
On Dec. 11, 2018, the CFTC released a request for public comments signaling their belief that there will be an increase in the trading of crypto assets and crypto-based derivatives on organized exchanges.
United States
17 Jan 2019
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High-Level Summary Of BEAT Provision
The Treasury Department and the IRS published proposed regulations yesterday on the Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) that was enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
United States
3 Jan 2019
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SEC Achieves Settlements, FATF Evaluates UK, Regulator Actions In Denmark And New Zealand
The SEC was successful this week in two enforcement settlements. It obtained an order from a federal court in Texas requiring the former CEO and COO of AriseBank to pay $2.7 million to settle registration and anti-fraud violations.
United States
20 Dec 2018
11
CFTC And State Securities Enforcement, Litigation Developments And Fraud Schemes
Late last week, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ordered an individual to pay more than $1.1 million in restitution to his former employer
United States
22 Nov 2018
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Blockchain Platform For Energy Commodities Announced In U.S., Restrictions Ease In Foreign Markets
Major oil companies in the North Sea and other industry participants recently announced the formation of a blockchain-based energy commodity trading platform called VAKT.
United States
22 Nov 2018
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Public And Private Blockchain Pilots Announced, CFTC Warns On Smart Contracts
New blockchain pilots for shipping and property registries were announced this week. A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Antwerp ...
United States
23 Oct 2018
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Multiple Blockchain Announcements For Asset-Backed Tokens, Payments And Exchanges
A Swiss asset manager and commodities trader recently announced the launch of a blockchain-based
United States
9 Oct 2018
15
Cryptocurrency Legal Developments: Tax, Proposed Legislation, AML And CFTC
This week in a letter to IRS acting commissioner David Kautter, Senator Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means ...
United States
3 Oct 2018
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Blockchain Capital Markets Solutions Advance, Global Regulations Diverge
Global banks and traders recently announced plans to launch the first blockchain-based platform to finance commodity trading.
United States
26 Sep 2018
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John McAfee's ‘Unhackable' Cryptocurrency Wallet Hacked
Cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer BitFi has become the latest challenger to fail in its bid to disprove the well-established cybersecurity axiom that nothing is unhackable.
United States
10 Sep 2018
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New Blockchain Trading Platforms And Capital Markets Offerings Announced
Recently, it was reported that a popular Colorado resort planned to sell "Aspen Coins" in a Reg D 506(c) offering on a token trading platform operating ...
United States
10 Sep 2018
19
Enforcement Actions Continue In U.S. And Abroad As Industry Begins To Self-Regulate
A Seattle-based e-sport betting startup is facing a class action lawsuit for alleged violations of U.S. securities laws.
United States
3 Sep 2018
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The SEC Rejects Bitcoin ETFs; New Exchanges And Services Announced Abroad
The Commission may review the staff's action, as will now happen here."
United States
3 Sep 2018
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