Forty-six European crypto businesses and organizations have asked finance ministers in 27 European countries to loosen some regulatory requirements for the crypto industry. For example, they asked for decentralized finance (defi) projects to be excluded from the requirements to register as legal entities. Crypto Industry’s Letter to EU Policymakers Forty-six European crypto businesses and organizations […]

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The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has asked SEC staff to collaborate with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to develop a new plan to regulate cryptocurrency trading platforms. SEC Wants to Work With CFTC on Regulating Crypto Exchanges The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), […]

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A major cryptocurrency exchange in the UAE, Bitoasis, has obtained provisional approval from Dubai’s new cryptocurrency regulator. Binance and FTX have also been green-lighted by the regulator. Bitoasis Pursuing License From Dubai’s New Crypto Regulator Bitoasis, a major crypto exchange founded and headquartered in Dubai, announced Wednesday that it has received “provisional approval” from Dubai’s […]

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The Moroccan central bank is currently holding talks with multilateral lending institutions and other central banks, centered on establishing cryptocurrency regulation best practices. Inevitable Adoption of Cryptocurrencies The Moroccan central bank governor, Abdul Latif Al Jawhari, has said his institution is currently in discussion with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, about […]

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The Spanish ombudsman has been receiving complaints about cryptocurrency and how some Spanish citizens investing in these vehicles have lost everything. In his annual report, Angel Gabilondo recognized the rise of cryptocurrencies as a new problem due to the little or no regulation crypto sees in the country. In the same way, the EU has […]

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Former U.S. Congressman Ron Paul says he still believes that the government could outlaw bitcoin mainly because he is “influenced a whole lot by history and the gold history.” Despite his warning, Paul stressed that crypto “should be obviously permitted.” Ron Paul Discusses Bitcoin as Interest in Crypto Rises Former presidential candidate Ron Paul discussed […]

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Many people in the crypto industry welcome President Joe Biden’s executive order on crypto. A crypto regulatory expert says, “It’s about as good as we could ask.” Another sees the order as the federal government viewing “cryptocurrency as a legitimate, serious, and important part of the economy and society.” Crypto Community Welcomes Biden’s Executive Order […]

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Malaysia’s deputy finance minister says that cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and ethereum, are not suitable as a means of payment or a store of value. While digital assets are not recognized as legal tender in Malaysia, the finance ministry official said that they are an asset class that can be invested in. Deputy Finance Minister […]

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A globally consistent crypto regulatory framework is urgently needed to allow banks to handle crypto assets on behalf of large customers, said a JPMorgan executive. “We need a globally consistent regulatory framework. It’s important that we get to a solution as quickly as possible.” Global Regulatory Framework Urgently Needed to Allow Banks to Offer Crypto […]

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The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, says the securities regulator is working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on crypto regulation. In addition, he said the SEC is “trying to work with various crypto platforms, exchanges, lending platforms” to ensure investor protection. SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Crypto […]

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