Crypto Regulation

Iran’s president calls for new crypto regulations.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the country requires a legal framework for cryptocurrency and related activities that would protect the national interest while ensuring digital currency mining remains outlawed. Rouhani said the laws must take account of both the...

Thailand’s SEC bans crypto exchanges from trading memes and fan-based tokens.

According to the BNN Bloomberg report, Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission has banned cryptocurrency exchanges from trading meme- or fan-based tokens, non-fungible tokens, and exchange-issued tokens. According to a statement from the regulator, the regulation affecting tokens like Dogecoin...

Chinese government agency unveils roadmap for blockchain adoption.

The Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology have unveiled guidelines designed to accelerate the country's adoption and use of blockchain technologies. The ministry set out plans encompassing four separate areas for adoption....

PBoC official says digital yuan wallets are “inclusive.”

China's digital yuan wallets are designed to ensure everyone can use them and in different formats, according to Mu Changchun, director-general of the central bank's Digital Currency Research Institute. The e-yuan can be stored in various kinds of wallets,...

Russian Court bans websites describing how to exchange cryptocurrency for fiat cash.

The Kungur City Court in the Russian Perm Krai region upheld a request filed by the Beryozovsky District Prosecutor's Office to take down several websites describing various methods of cashing out bitcoin. The prosecutors who discovered the crypto platforms...

U.S. SEC warns investors about the risks of Bitcoin futures trading.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned investors about the risks of Bitcoin futures trading. The financial regulator cited market volatility, a lack of regulation, and fraud to warn investors against the risk of the bitcoin futures...

Crypto exchange Kraken tightens up KYC rules for U.S. margin trading users.

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken announced that it would stop margin trading services for U.S. traders who fail to register with new KYC rules. The crypto exchange published a blog post stating that, from June 23, users who have only verified up until...

US Senator Elizabeth Warren says crypto is bogus and a lousy investment.

US Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren went on a rant against cryptocurrencies during a session of the Senate Banking Committee discussing a US government-backed central bank digital currency on Wednesday. Comparing decentralized crypto assets to a CBDC, the Senator said...

El Salvador moves to make bitcoin legal tender.

El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele has submitted a draft bill that would recognize the leading cryptocurrency bitcoin as legal tender in the country. The President announced the move on Twitter on June 9. Earlier, the Central American country's President...

US President Joe Biden plans to discuss crypto regulations at G-7.

The current President of the United States, Joe Biden, has remained quiet about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency assets for the last few months. But the latest statement from Biden's national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, indicates that the US President...

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ASIC mining manufacturer Canaan plans to begin its first mining operation in Kazakhstan.

The NASDAQ-listed ASIC mining manufacturer Canaan Inc. plans to accumulate Bitcoin directly and optimize its revenue streams by expanding...