Incoming ECB President Advocates “Open” Crypto Regulations – CCN.com

Incoming ECB President Advocates “Open” Crypto Regulations – CCN.com

TwitterFacebookLinkedInReddit Incoming European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde advocates for an open approach to cryptocurrency regulation. | Image: ShutterstockChristine Lagarde, the chairman of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and presidential nominee for the European Central Bank (ECB), has urged regulators to remain “open” to the opportunities presented by distributed ledger technology when developing crypto regulations.During…

Brexit’s Surprising Side-Effect: Stiffer Bitcoin Regulations

Brexit’s Surprising Side-Effect: Stiffer Bitcoin Regulations

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UAE Finalizing ICO and Blockchain Regulations: Mid-2019 Target

UAE Finalizing ICO and Blockchain Regulations: Mid-2019 Target

Advertisement TweetShare SCA Chief Obaid Al Zaabi The United Arab Emirates regulatory body has approved ICO tokens as securities and a completed framework will be available in the small middle eastern country in the middle of next year, according to a report in local news outlet TheNational.ae. Not only has the Securities and Commodities Authority…

Bahrain Central Bank Publishes Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations

Bahrain Central Bank Publishes Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations

Advertisement TweetShare The central bank of Bahrain has kicked off a consultative process on cryptocurrency platforms in the kingdom by publishing the relevant draft regulations. According to the Bahrain News Agency, the draft rules — which target the operations of crypto-asset platforms — aim to provide a regulatory framework for the supervision and licensing of…

Major Economies Should Coordinate Crypto Regulations: Circle CEO

Major Economies Should Coordinate Crypto Regulations: Circle CEO

Advertisement Major economies around the world should coordinate efforts to create global crypto regulations, said Jeremy Allaire during his interview with Reuters. The CEO of Circle, a cryptocurrency startup backed by Goldman Sachs and valued at $3 billion, highlighted an apparent lack of regulations across the world in the face of booming crypto adoption. The entrepreneur…

Interview: Caitlin Long on Crafting Positive Cryptocurrency Regulations

Interview: Caitlin Long on Crafting Positive Cryptocurrency Regulations

Advertisement Note: This is part 2 in a multi-part interview series with Caitlin Long, a 22-year Wall Street veteran who formerly led Morgan Stanley’s Pension Solutions Group. Long, an ardent blockchain advocate, has been critical of Wall Street’s corrupt banking practices, which she fears institutions will integrate into their cryptocurrency products and services. Read part 1 here.…

Activists Shine Bitcoin Logo on Slovakia’s Central Bank to Protest Regulations

Activists Shine Bitcoin Logo on Slovakia’s Central Bank to Protest Regulations

Advertisement A pro-cryptocurrency activist group trolled Slovakia’s central bank in spectacular fashion this week to protest local regulators’ hostility toward cryptocurrency companies and traders. Activists Project Bitcoin Logo onto National Bank of Slovakia The Bratislava-based Paralelná Polis — which among other endeavors operates the Cryptoanarchy Institute — on Thursday published a video depicting its latest…