Taiwan Bans Anonymous Crypto Transactions

News, Regulation | November 5, 2018 By:

The government of Taiwan has amended its existing anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism financing (CFT) laws to help combat crypto crimes.

On Friday, the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan’s highest legislative body, passed amendments to the Money Laundering Control Act and the Terrorism Financing Prevention Act,


Blockchain In The Retail Industry

Blockchain, Education, Innovation, Opinion, Regulation | November 4, 2018 By:

The retail industry is ripe for innovation. In fact, some think we will see more disruption in the next 10 years than we did in the past 1,000 years. One key area of innovation is the use of blockchain technology. While numerous articles have been written on the ways that blockchain technology can disrupt the retail industry by reducing transaction costs or increasing efficiency,


SEC Issues Enforcement Division Report, Touts Its ICO And Crypto Work

Investing, News, Regulation | November 2, 2018 By:

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division today issued the annual report of its ongoing efforts to protect investors and market integrity.  The report also highlights several significant actions and initiatives that took place in FY 2018.  The report presents the activities of the Division from both a qualitative and quantitative perspective.


Blockchain Investing For The Little Guy Is Republic Crypto’s Goal

Blockchain, FinTech, Investing, Regulation | November 1, 2018 By:

Ayesha Kiani is the managing director of Republic Crypto, an SEC-approved crowdfunding platform where non-accredited investors can invest in vetted blockchain startups. Republic Crypto is a token pre-sale platform for startups to raise capital. It aims to democratize blockchain investing by allowing non-accredited small investors to support the ventures,