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South Korea’s to create a blockchain for unlisted securities trades

Tech 9 August 2019

South Korea’s to create a blockchain for unlisted securities trades

As trading unlisted securities in South Korea can be prone to error, the country is looking to improve the process with a blockchain.

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Crypto exchanges face ‘tailored’ regulatory regime in Canada

Business 17 July 2019

Crypto exchanges face ‘tailored’ regulatory regime in Canada

The Canadian Securities Administrators’ business plan for 2019-22 includes a focus on developing understanding of blockchain as well as approach to regulation.

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Italian regulator suspends crypto investment firm behind liracoin

Business 6 June 2019

Italian regulator suspends crypto investment firm behind liracoin

La Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa has shut down investment firm Tessline and its corresponding cryptocurrency, liracoin.

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Australian securities regulator updates guidance on crypto assets

Business 31 May 2019

Australian securities regulator updates guidance on crypto assets

The updated ASIC guidance spells out the legal obligations cryptocurrency firms must discharge to operate lawfully in Australia.

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Bahamas regulators propose a bill on token sales

Business 20 May 2019

Bahamas regulators propose a bill on token sales

The Securities Commission of the Bahamas (SCB) has filed a draft of the new bill that will regulate token offerings.

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Poloniex disables markets for 9 crypto tokens, but only for US clients

Business 17 May 2019

Poloniex disables markets for 9 crypto tokens, but only for US clients

Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex will stop offering up to nine cryptocurrencies for its customers based in the United States due to regulatory uncertainty.

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Kraken up in arms over proposed crypto regulation in Canada

Business 17 May 2019

Kraken up in arms over proposed crypto regulation in Canada

Crypto exchange Kraken has submitted a comprehensive response to the proposed security law framework for cryptocurrencies in Canada.

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NextBlock CEO slapped with $25K fine in US over securities violation

Business 16 May 2019

NextBlock CEO slapped with $25K fine in US over securities violation

The SEC has fined entrepreneur Alex Tapscott after it was found that neither Tapscott nor his firm, NextBlock Global, had ever been registered with the U.S. regulator.

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Bursa Malaysia makes first foray into blockchain for securities borrowing

Tech 7 May 2019

Bursa Malaysia makes first foray into blockchain for securities borrowing

The Kuala Lumpur-based stock exchange is reportedly interested in a blockchain-powered platform involving the securities borrowing and lending market.

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‘Initial exchange offerings’ criticized as ICO alternative

Business 12 April 2019

‘Initial exchange offerings’ criticized as ICO alternative

A number of cryptocurrency commentators have criticized the growing trend for Initial Exchange Offerings, or IEOs, as an alternative to the discredited ICO model.

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Lawmakers reintroduces bill exempting crypto from US securities laws

Business 11 April 2019

Lawmakers reintroduces bill exempting crypto from US securities laws

Compared to the 2018 version, the Token Taxonomy Act 2019 has more detailed definition of what constitutes a digital token that is more inclusive of emerging technologies.

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No entities authorized to operate ICOs in Spain, regulator says

Business 29 March 2019

No entities authorized to operate ICOs in Spain, regulator says

The National Securities Market Commission said that while it had not yet approved any ICO projects, it had yet to exercise any of its powers in vetting or regulating the sector.

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