The securities regulator of Thailand has announced new rules which will allow digital currency businesses to take advantage of digital assets in determining net capital funds.
The clampdown has reportedly makes it harder for block reward miners to exchange the digital token they mine into the Chinese Yuan in order to pay utility companies.
The Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks has been nominated to head up the regulator for a five-year term.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has brought cases against 56 companies dealing in the digital currency and blockchain space.
The country’s central bank has proposed the drafting of regulations for the industry which could finally give legal recognition to digital currencies.
The Bank of England will not protect commercial banks against the impact of digital currencies, according to deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking comparatively at the approach of regulators in other countries, as well as setting out the needs of Pakistan’s growing digital finance market.
Russian digital currency owners will be required to disclose their holdings if their annual transactions exceed 600,000 rubles.
Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair Gary Gensler is joining Joe Biden’s team, in a move that could benefit the role of digital currency and blockchain sectors.
An Argentinian lawmaker is expected to table a bill in parliament that will give digital currencies legal status in the South American country.
ShapeShift has reportedly delisted a number of "privacy coins" from its platform due to regulatory risks associated with the use of Monero, DASH and Zcash.