Regulation Archive

Bank of Korea to Monitor Crypto Transactions Using Financial Records

South Korea’s monetary policy regulator, Bank of Korea, plans to obtain documents from financial

India’s Central Bank RBI Urges Banks to Cut Ties With Crypto Businesses and Traders: Report

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has reportedly informally asked banks

Argentinean Tax Body Asks Domestic Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Report Monthly Transactions and Wallet Balances

The local tax authority could soon hunt tax evaders who trade cryptocurrencies in Argentina

Cuban President Discusses Adopting Cryptocurrencies for the ‘Convenience’ of the National Economy

Cuba has been actively discussing the possibility of adopting cryptocurrencies over the last few

US SEC Has Brought 75 Enforcement Actions on Crypto Industry

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has brought 75 enforcement actions against companies

Bosnia and Herzegovina Is Preparing a Draft Bill to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

A European country in the Balkans region could start regulating the crypto environment within

SEC to Scrutinize Funds Invested in Bitcoin Futures

The U.S. securities watchdog has announced it will scrutinize mutual funds that include investments

Former Finance Secretary Urges Indian Government to Encourage Crypto Services, Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Former Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg, who headed the committee that drafted India’s cryptocurrency

Bank of Russia Tests Services Related to Cryptocurrencies

Russia’s central bank has examined three platforms offering crypto-related services. The projects have been

South African Regulator Apologizes to Crypto Firm After Issuing Then Withdrawing a Warning in Less Than 24 Hours

South Africa’s Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has apologized to a Cape Town-based crypto

Iran Warns Crypto Investors Amid Ban on Bitcoin Mined Outside Its Borders

The Central Bank of Iran has issued a warning against unrestrained crypto trading and

New SEC Chairman Unveils Policies for Cryptocurrencies, Calls Bitcoin ‘Scarce Store of Value’

The new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has

US Authorities Seek Court Order to Shut Down Crypto Trading Platform Allegedly Duping Thousands of Investors

New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking a court order to immediately shut

South Korean Police Officers Banned From Buying Cryptocurrency

A recent ban imposed by the South Korean National Police Agency will bar particular

Kenyan Capital Markets Regulator Wants Better Coordination With Other Bodies When Testing Crypto Assets

Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) says the country needs a more encompassing approach that

US Senator Elizabeth Warren Bashes Cryptocurrencies Citing Environmental Impact, Investor Protections

US Senator Elizabeth Warren sees several issues with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. She said

National Payments Corporation of India Says It Will Not Ban Cryptocurrencies Through UPI

India’s payments authority, the National Payments Corporation of India, has reportedly said that it

Electronic Transactions Association Proposes 7 Guiding Principles for a Digital Dollar

The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) has put forward a set of guiding principles to

FBI Puts Warning Signs on Bitcoin ATMs in This US County Following a Scam

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is putting up warning signs on bitcoin ATMs

Vietnam Plans to Regulate Digital Currencies After Commissioning a Crypto Research Group

Vietnam is treading waters into the cryptocurrency industry, as the government recently commissioned a

Treasury Secretary Yellen Says US Does Not Have Framework ‘up to the Task’ of Regulating Cryptocurrencies

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that the U.S. does not have an “adequate

Spain to Share Data of Users From Domestic Crypto Businesses With European Union Countries

The Spanish government doesn’t stop imposing its tough stance on cryptocurrencies, as another rule

South Korean Ruling Party Contemplates Postponing Crypto Tax in a Bid to Regain Younger Votes

South Korean political parties are now battling to catch younger votes amid the tough

Ghana Regulator Labels Crypto Transactions Illegal— Urges People to ‘Stay Away From Them’

Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently warned residents of the West African country

Thailand’s New Cryptocurrency Regulation Requires Users to Be Physically Present to Open Accounts

The Thai government has reportedly imposed a new cryptocurrency requirement. Crypto exchanges will be

Fed’s Vice Chair for Supervision Calls on Bank Regulators to Pay More Attention to Cryptocurrency

The Federal Reserve’s top supervisory official has called on bank regulators to pay more

Venezuelan Crypto Regulator Sunacrip Strengthens AML/KYC Requirements for Virtual Asset Service Providers

Sunacrip, the Venezuelan cryptocurrency watchdog, has recently published a new set of AML/KYC requirements