Korean Lawyers Urge Government to Draw Up Blockchain Rules

The body governing South Korean lawyers has called on the government to hasten the introduction of blockchain regulations. According to a report from...

Law Firm Perkins Coie Taps CFTC Veteran for Blockchain Practice

Kari Larsen, a former executive at bitcoin derivatives startup LedgerX who previously served a stint as counsel for the Commodity Future Trading Commission...

US Election Sees Crypto-Friendly Politicians Win Governor Races

The U.S. 2018 midterm elections saw crypto-friendly lawmakers securing governorships in three states, while maintaining two others. Three new governors and two incumbent are...

PwC Is Advising (Not Auditing) Another Stablecoin Project

The Hong Kong division of global accounting and consulting firm PwC is exploring the best practices for issuing stablecoins, as part of an initiative...

Swiss Finance Watchdog Tells Banks to Treat Crypto Trading As High Risk

Switzerland's Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is giving tough guidance to banks wanting to trade in crypto assets. According to a report from Swissinfo.ch,...

Deltec Chairman Says Tether Letter on Bank Relationship Is ‘Authentic’

The chairman of Deltec Bank & Trust says a widely scrutinized letter about stablecoin issuer Tether's  account at the Bahamas-based institution is "authentic." The...

Israeli Startups Raised $600 Million Through ICOs in 2018: Report

Israeli startups have brought in more than $600 million in funding from initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the first three quarters of 2018,...

Tether Produces Letter Vouching for Dollar Deposits, But Bank Hedges

Stablecoin issuer Tether Limited confirmed Thursday it was banking with Bahamas-based Deltec Bank and Trust Limited and published a letter purportedly from the...

Bithumb, SeriesOne to Launch Security Token Exchange in the US

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has teamed up with crowdfunding platform seriesOne to launch a complaint security token exchange in the U.S. The joint...

Hong Kong’s Securities Watchdog to Regulate Crypto Funds

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) says it will bring crypto funds under its securities regulations to improve investor protection. In a circular...

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