Crypto Regulation

BitMEX money laundering trial to begin next year in March.

The BitMEX crypto derivatives platform, which has been on the business end of numerous legal cases, is set to face money laundering charges on March 28, 2022. As reported earlier, BitMEX and its founders had come under the scanner...

Mark Zuckerberg’s post about his goat bitcoin creates speculation among crypto enthusiasts.

The leading cryptocurrency bitcoin continues to receive strong interest from some of the biggest tech billionaires in the world. In a recent development, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has hinted his support for Bitcoin in a public post shared on...

Japanese Assembly members seek to transform Tokyo into a “trading center” for cryptos.

Japan is steadily becoming an area of interest for the cryptocurrency industry, and a politician in the capital city is looking to strengthen the trend. A member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly seeks to transform the Japanese capital city...

South Korean regulators ask banks to disclose details on their crypto exchange clients.

South Korean regulators are asking banks to disclose details of their dealings with their local cryptocurrency firms in a bid to tighten regulatory control of the sector. Authorities are reportedly trying to identify how many cryptocurrency exchanges are operating...

Former Indian Finance Secretary urges government to regulate crypto instead of banning them.

According to the PTI report, Subhash Chandra Garg, who headed the committee that drafted India's cryptocurrency bill, said Thursday at a virtual event organized by industry body Assocham that the Indian government should regulate cryptocurrencies instead of prohibiting them. He...

Elon Musk-led SpaceX to accept Dogecoin as payment for moon payload.

Geometric Energy Corporation announced the dogecoin-funded mission earlier on Sunday, with the statement not disclosing the mission's financial value. Elon Musk's company would accept Dogecoin as payment for a payload on a lunar Falcon 9 mission scheduled for next...

Dogecoin touches a new all-time high before Elon Musk’s SNL appearance.

More social media engagement from Tesla's CEO Elon Musk and the anticipation for his first-ever appearance on SNL where he could mention Dogecoin have pushed the meme-based cryptocurrency's price into the stratosphere again. DOGE came roughly $0.25 away from...

SEC chairman Gary Gensler says more protection is needed for crypto investors.

The US SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" that he sees the attraction to bitcoin for traders, but regulation is required to prevent fraud and other issues. "It's a digital, scarce store of value, but highly...

The central bank of Georgia explores the idea of launching a CBDC.

The central bank of Georgia has revealed that it is assessing whether to launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC). If the bank goes ahead, it will join countries like China, Japan, and many others. The National Bank of...

Square’s bitcoin sales volume surged 1,000% in Q1, 2021.

Payment firm Square reported first-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates on Thursday, powered by surging demand for bitcoin. Quarterly revenue from bitcoin also grew eleven times to $3.5 billion, from $306 million a year ago, the payment company revealed...

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BitMEX money laundering trial to begin next year in March.

The BitMEX crypto derivatives platform, which has been on the business end of numerous legal cases, is set to...