German Bank Opens Crypto Exchange for Investors

A German securities trading bank has announced the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange for institutional investors, or whales, as larger investors are known in crypto markets. VPE Wertpapeierhandlesbank AG (VPE) has partnered with solarisBank to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. SolarisBank is a … Read more about German Bank Opens Crypto Exchange for Investors

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

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

FINMA Releases ICO Guidelines, Provides Clarity for Participants

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) issued a new set of guidelines today that outline how it will respond to inquiries from Initial Coin Offering (ICO) organizers using financial market legislation, providing some clarity for those who choose to participate in … Read more about FINMA Releases ICO Guidelines, Provides Clarity for Participants

California’s New Cannabis Rules: No Drone Deliveries or Pot-Laced Shrimp

https://www.mercurynews.com/2017/11/17/californias-new-cannabis-rules-no-drone-deliveries-or-pot-laced-shrimp/ California has issued new rules regarding legal cannabis, and while some of them are very common-sense, some of them may surprise you. A few of our favorites? Products “cannot be … Read more about California’s New Cannabis Rules: No Drone Deliveries or Pot-Laced Shrimp