The Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (“Murphy”), which removed the barrier to legalized sports betting, has not only opened the door to traditional sports betting in casinos, but in certain states, has allowed for the expansion of sports betting to online and mobile platforms.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have called for an EU-wide approach to cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICO) regulation in order to protect investor.
The EBA published the results of its assessment of EU laws and how they relate to cryptocurrencies earlier this week.
Stablecoins have been more than just ‘in the news’ recently — they’ve been the news for cryptocurrency. We’ve seen the creation and adoption of several USD-backed coins, such as USDC and TUSD, as well other kinds of fiat-backed coins, such as GBP and AUD.
The Finance Ministry of Thailand has granted operating licenses to four digital asset businesses and denied licenses for two companies seeking to become authorized crypto exchanges.
In a statement, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed that the ministry approved Bitcoin Co,
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is considering approving cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded funds (ETF).
Citing a person familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported that the FSA abandoned its plans to allow listed derivatives based on cryptocurrencies, but is open to approving crypto ETFs.
Finance has always been at the core of investments into tokens. For the majority of people who put money into crypto, there is an expectation of money to be made, which makes them investors and the cryptocurrencies investments. Therefore, the cryptocurrency space follows the concept of finance,
Colorado lawmakers have introduced a new bill to exempt cryptocurrencies from certain securities laws.
The new bill, called Colorado Digital Token Act, was proposed by Republican Jack Tate and Democrat Steve Fenberg. It provides limited exemptions from the securities registration and securities broker-dealer and salesperson licensing requirements for persons dealing in cryptocurrencies.
The Japanese Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), a self-regulatory industry body, has added five more crypto exchanges as Type II members.
The JVCEA was formed last year by 16 regulated crypto exchanges in Japan. Initially, only registered exchanges could join the self-regulatory body.
The Irish Cabinet has approved a new bill designed to tackle money laundering, including the use of cryptocurrencies in funding terrorism.
The bill, called the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2019, would give effect to the European Union (EU) Fifth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive,
Authorities in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have warned its citizens against cryptocurrency investments.
In an advisory posted on its website, the J&K police warned the public not to make investments in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies due to the “heightened risk”