Posted in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Says Ether and Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies Aren’t Securities

THE WORLD’S SECOND-MOST popular cryptocurrency isn’t an investment vehicle, at least according to the Securities and Exchange Commission. William Hinman, the agency’s director of the division…

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Posted in Magazine

Regulated Cryptocurrency Custody Will Bring in Big Money: Hedge Fund Manager

Anyone who stays in the crypto-space long enough begins to recognize the familiar mantras. “Don’t invest more than you can afford to lose.” “We’re in…

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Posted in Magazine

Regulating cryptocurrencies: virtually inevitable?

Sitting on the fence appears to be the policy of many countries when it comes to regulating the $700bn cryptocurrrency industry. Yet while cryptocurrencies do…

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Posted in FSA - Japan Financial Services Agency Japan

Japanese Cryptocurrency Firms Draft Policies of Self-Regulation

Companies associated with the Japanese cryptocurrency industry are trying to increase consumer protection and transparency with a set of self-policing regulations. The rules aim to…

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Posted in Korea South Korea

South Korea Makes Advances in Cryptocurrency Regulation

On June 8, the South Korean Policy Advisory Council met to develop a regulatory framework for national cryptocurrency exchanges. Following the recent Coinrail Exchange hack, the…

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