Tag: US Regulation

Covering the SEC, the CFTC and other United States regulatory bodies with an interest in cryptocurrency regulation.

SEC Put Down The Unregistered Ethereum-Based Security And No One Gets Hurt

The SEC to Keep Closer Eye on Crypto Industry in 2020

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will prioritize the examination of the cryptocurrency industry throughout 2020.  The SEC to Oversee the Cryptocurrency Market in...
Monero Konferenco discusses online privacy

Monero Does Not Interfere with FinCEN Identification Guidelines

Monero Compliance Workgroup published a statement suggesting that "The Funds Travel Rule" does not apply to XMR itself. Such a scenario limits scrutiny of...
XTZ price analysis September 9

Tezos’ Federal Lawsuit Is Still Ongoing, Community Lawyer Says

Long-running litigation concerning Tezos’ status as a security is still in progress, according to a lawyer in the project’s community. Alex Liu of Tezos...
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FinCEN Says Stablecoin Companies Must Observe Regulations

The Financial Crimes and Enforcement Network has revealed its stance on stablecoins. Kenneth A. Blanco, director of the U.S. government body, has declared that stablecoins...
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IRS Looking into Cryptocurrency ATM Operators

The Internal Revenue Service is actively looking into potential money laundering and tax evasion issues posed by Crypto ATMs, a top official said to...
Why Bitcoin Characteristics of Distributed Ledger Technology

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pressured to Collect More Private User Information by FATF

The FATF's recent guidelines have widespread implications on what private information exchanges need to track and collect from customers. Here are some insights on...
SEC issues no action to Paxos

SEC Warms To Blockchain With No Action Letter to Paxos

The SEC has issued yet another 'no action' letter. Was it Congressman Tom Emmers’ denunciation of the regulator, or was it simply a hat...
Cryptocurrency could get protection by SEC

Congressman Tom Emmer Announces Bill To Protect Crypto From The SEC

Following last week’s Congressional hearing with Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook’s Libra intentions, one lawmaker, Tom Emmer, has outlined his intention to introduce a new...