Tag Archives: Regulations

Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Implement Stricter KYC Requirements
  As part of Japan’s amended ‘Payment Services Act’ which will enter into force on April 1, the ‘Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds’ [...]
Uncertainity Still Looms over China’s Bitcoin Market, More Regulations May Follow
  China may soon introduce fresh regulations to govern the operations of cryptocurrency exchange and trading platforms. Read more…   Many [...]
Here’s (Most of) What Has Happened to Bitcoin in China So Far in 2017
  2017 for bitcoin has already been dizzying. The price broke $1,000 on January 1 and, last week, it broke through an all-time high. The price gains [...]
What the New Congressional Caucus Could Mean for Bitcoin
  In a move that raised eyebrows among tech policy advocates, Reps. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) officially launched the [...]
The Butterfly Effect of Chinese Bitcoin Regulations
  Over the past few weeks, China has implemented regulations across all bitcoin exchange operations within the country. This, in turn, has caused a [...]
How Japan’s New Regulations Affect Bitcoin Exchanges
  Japan has recently overtaken the US and China as the highest-volume country for bitcoin trading in the world. In April, the first Japanese bill with [...]
European Securities and Markets Authority Urges Caution With Blockchain Tech
  Distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchains have caught the attention of many sectors, particularly the finance industry, due to their [...]
Venezuela Seems to Be Cracking Down on Bitcoin
  It appears that the Venezuelan authorities have had enough of Bitcoin. Over the past two weeks, police in the Latin American country arrested eight [...]
Countdown: Bitcoin Will Be a Legal Method of Payment in Japan in Two Months
  Bitcoin will soon be legally recognized as a method of payment in Japan. The bill with provisions for cryptocurrencies has recently passed through [...]
Bitcoin Exempt from UAE Central Bank’s Ban on Virtual Currencies
  On January 1, 2017, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) published a new framework covering digital payments in the country. According [...]