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Tezos saga continues as lead plaintiff withdraws from lawsuit

Business 18 February 2019

Tezos saga continues as lead plaintiff withdraws from lawsuit

Arman Anvari, lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against Tezos, has withdrawn from the suit.

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Shift card to close shop after four years of crypto operation

Business 18 February 2019

Shift card to close shop after four years of crypto operation

Shift Card has let its American customers know that the party is almost over. The card that allows customers to spend their cryptocurrencies directly from Coinbase's account will soon shut down its operations.

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US SEC seeks blockchain data to study and monitor activities

Business 4 February 2019

US SEC seeks blockchain data to study and monitor activities

The SEC is trying to find companies that will provide it with blockchain data which it intends to use in supporting its efforts in monitoring risk and improve compliance of digital assets.

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Kik has had enough, but can it kick back at SEC?

Editorial 31 January 2019

Kik has had enough, but can it kick back at SEC?

It’s unclear whether the commissioners have already taken a vote, but when the SEC enforcement action does come out, Kik is ready to fight back in court if necessary—for all the good it will do them.

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McAfee to run 2020 bid from international waters after IRS ‘exile’

Business 24 January 2019

McAfee to run 2020 bid from international waters after IRS ‘exile’

Eccentric entrepreneur and famous crypto enthusiast John McAfee has fled the United States after being indicted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as he prepares his run for U.S. presidency in 2020.

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In Pennsylvania, crypto exchanges do not require money transmission license

Business 24 January 2019

In Pennsylvania, crypto exchanges do not require money transmission license

The U.S. state of Pennsylvania has confirmed that cryptocurrency exchanges are not money transmitters, and therefore do not require a money transmission license to do business in the state.

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Separation of the states: How the US, EU differ on crypto

Business 21 January 2019

Separation of the states: How the US, EU differ on crypto

Cryptocurrency is meant to be a global currency. However, when it comes to regulating the space, it is obvious that there is no global consensus. The U.S. appears to be addressing the space in one manner, while the European Union is formulating its own plan.

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US lawmaker wants to protect cryptos from regulation

Business 17 January 2019

US lawmaker wants to protect cryptos from regulation

Tom Emmer has re-introduced a bill that would protect digital currency traders from money transmission laws.

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US Wire Act muddle creates crypto gambling opportunities

Business 17 January 2019

US Wire Act muddle creates crypto gambling opportunities

Analysts continue to debate the fallout from this week’s news that the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) has revised its legal opinion of the 1961 Wire Act to include other forms of gambling, not just sports betting.

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Venezuela turns to WTO for help over US sanctions against Petro

Business 11 January 2019

Venezuela turns to WTO for help over US sanctions against Petro

The government of Venezuela has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over U.S. sanctions, including those against the state-backed Petro.

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US trails Europe, Asia in crypto ETFs

Business 8 January 2019

US trails Europe, Asia in crypto ETFs

The fears of many in the U.S. crypto community that the country would take a back seat in cryptocurrency innovation seem to have been valid.

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Circle OTC trading desk handles $24B worth of crypto

Business 7 January 2019

Circle OTC trading desk handles $24B worth of crypto

Circle claimed in a recent blog post to have handled $24 billion worth of Over the Counter trades in 2018, leading the OTC market.

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