Ukraine Adopts And Legalizes Crypto And Virtual Assets

The Ukrainian Parliament has officially adopted a draft law “On Virtual Assets” effectively legalizing virtual assets, which includes cryptocurrencies, within the country’s economic and commercial jurisdiction.The new law was adopted...

Panama Congressman Proposes Crypto and Blockchain Regulation Law

Gabriel Silva, an independent lawmaker from Panama, has filed a proposed law to the country’s National Assembly. The proposed law will establish regulatory guidelines for Panama in relation to crypto...

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SEC Launches Probe On Uniswap Labs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly pushing through with an investigation on Uniswap Labs, the makers of the Uniswap ($UNI) protocol, a decentralized exchange.According to initial reports...

Former MUFC Midfielder Anderson Allegedly Involved In £4.7 Million Crypto Laundering Scheme

Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira, also known as Anderson, is the subject of an ongoing investigation for alleged crimes involving the use of cryptocurrencies for laundering...

European Commission Proposes New AML Policies On Crypto Transactions

The European Commission proposed a new act today augmenting current Anti-Money Laundering regulations. The proposal is aimed at collecting additional information to contextualize and ground fund transfers from being misused...

China posts $5.3 billion volume in digital yuan pilot program

The pilot trials for China’s digital yuan project led by the People’s Bank of China, its central bank, has posted some 34.5 billion yuan ($5.34 billion) worth of transactions as...

Hong Kong SFC Issues Warning, Binance Halts Stock Token Trading

Hong Kong’s market regulatory body, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has issued an official statement on Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange. According to the SFC, Binance is not...

Advertising Standards Authority Flags Crypto Ads In The U.K.

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), an independent organization responsible for overseeing regulatory compliance in the advertising industry in the U.K., issued a statement today announcing its strategic crackdown on crypto...

Barclays bans card payments to Binance

Barclays, a British multinational banking and financial services firm, has issued a memo to its clientele informing them regarding its new policies on debit/credit card payments to Binance, a  cryptocurrency...

State Bank of Vietnam Carries Out Pilot Run For Crypto Use

The State Bank of Vietnam was recently issued an order by Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to study and carry out pilot implementation of cryptocurrency based on blockchain technology,...

U.S. solon suggests court access to ‘cryptographic backdoor’

In a recently concluded virtual event, Bill Foster, Democratic Representative and co-chair of the Congressional blockchain caucus, called on his fellow lawmakers to create a regulatory framework that would allow...

FCA Issues Consumer Warning On Binance Group

The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a consumer warning memo identifying Binance Markets Limited, and Binance Group, its parent organization, as a firm prohibited from undertaking any regulated activity...

Federal Reserve Official Calls Tether A 'Challenge' To Financial Stability

Eric Rosengren, a senior official in the U.S. Federal Reserve identified Tether’s stablecoin, USDT, as a risk to the stability of the current monetary system.According to Rosengren, Tether poses a...

SEC Ordered to Produce Documents On Its Internal Digital Asset And Cryptocurrency Activities

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently received an order from Judge Sarah Netburn, a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York, to produce...

FCA Publishes Cryptoasset Consumer Research, Reveals Increase In Crypto Awareness Among UK Holders

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently published its Cryptoasset Consumer Research Note for 2021, with findings that reveal an increase of crypto owners who now regularly monitor...