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Singapore to Extend Regulatory Mandate Regarding Cryptocurrencies

Regulation The Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore has sought to clarify the nation’s stance on cryptocurrencies with regards to its money laundering laws. Speaking earlier this week, Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam emphasized that Singapore’s financial regulator will not distinguish between cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies.Also Read: Singapor

Malaysia Issues Cease and Desist Order to Copycash ICO

Regulation The Malaysian financial regulator has issued an order to the team behind an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to halt any operations in the country. This is just another example of how authorities in different regions are trying to limit access to ICOs from the investing public under their jurisdictions.Also Read: New Monero Mining Malware Sends

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EU Amends AML Laws for Cryptotrading as US Ponders: Expert Blog

Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com.Larry Fink, CEO of the world’s largest asset management company, BlackRock, t

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EU Looking to Protect Banks from Bitcoin: Former MI5 Agent

The launch of Bitcoin futures trading has inevitably put cryptocurrencies in the spotlight of mainstream financial institutions.While the Chicago Board Options Exchange and Chicago Mercantile Exchange will be credited for pioneering the first ever futures marketplace for Bitcoin, major decisions are being considered by government and organizations worldwide.European Commissioner positionLast Frida

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EU Looking to Protect Banks from Bitcoin: Former MI5 Agent

The launch of Bitcoin futures trading has inevitably put cryptocurrencies in the spotlight of mainstream financial institutions.While the Chicago Board Options Exchange and Chicago Mercantile Exchange will be credited for pioneering the first ever futures marketplace for Bitcoin, major decisions are being considered by government and organizations worldwide.European Commissioner positionLast Frida

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Blockchain Startups are “Craving” Regulation, says Gibraltar Official

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has announced its plans to establish a new licensing system for startups focusing on Blockchain technology.The system applies to companies that offer financial services, meaning they transmit money or assets, through the use of Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT). The British overseas territory sees this new regulatory system as a wa

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Woman in Denmark Imprisoned for Hiring Hitman Using Bitcoin

An Italian woman has been sentenced to six years in jail in Denmark for hiring the murder of her former boyfriend using Bitcoin, according to Reuters.The 4.1 Bitcoin payment was made in March at a time when that amount would be worth around $4,000. The transfer to the hitman’s digital wallet was presented to the court as evidence. The murder was never carried out, though, and the inten

Malaysia Issues Proposed Digital Currency Regulations for Public Review

Regulation Just recently, the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the country’s central bank, has issued drafted digital currency regulatory guidelines for citizens and businesses residing in the region. The new regulations will fall under the country’s anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing act of 2001. If the guidelines are approved, crypto

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American Woman Arrested for Laundering Bitcoin to Fund Islamic State Operations

There have always been allegations tying Bitcoin to terrorist funding. So far, there has been little to no evidence to back up such claims. It seems that situation has come to change in the past few days. An American woman was arrested and accused of money laundering bitcoins. Said cleaned funds were then used to fund Islamic State operations. It is a very serious allegation, although it remains t

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U.S. Senate Mulls Reporting Requirements for Cryptocurrencies

American Bitcoin holders may soon have to report their holding to the United States government.First introduced on May 25, 2015, by Sen. Chuck Grassley [R-IA], Senate Bill S.1241, the “Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017,” can have serious implications for those involved in the cryptocurrency space. The hearing for S.1241 was held with virtually no p

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