Coinbase in Touch with SEC About Becoming a Regulated Brokerage

It has been reported that Coinbase has approached the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding registration in order to be a licensed brokerage firm and electronic-trading venue. This move comes after much discussion about supervision and regulation of the booming cryptocurrency … Read more about Coinbase in Touch with SEC About Becoming a Regulated Brokerage

Vive la Blockchain!

France has shown unprecedented enthusiasm for blockchain technologies and the opportunities they presented, specifically Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). While China and South Korea have banned ICOs altogether, and limitations and uncertainty cloud the regulation of ICOs in the United States, France … Read more about Vive la Blockchain!

US Not Implementing Cryptocurrency Regulations Any Time Soon

At the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Rob Joyce, the United States White House cyber-security coordinator and special assistant to the President, said that it doesn't appear that US will be ready to regulate cryptocurrency at any point in the near future. In his remarks, he … Read more about US Not Implementing Cryptocurrency Regulations Any Time Soon

CFTC Plans to Take “Do No Harm” Approach to Crypto Regulation

This week, testimony regarding cryptocurrency and its regulation was offered before the US Senate Banking Committee. The chairman of the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has provided insight into how the agency will handle cryptocurrencies. In what is has been the most enlightened, … Read more about CFTC Plans to Take “Do No Harm” Approach to Crypto Regulation