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Circle Warns US Cryptocurrency Laws are ‘Chilling Innovation’

Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency startup Circle says lack of clarity from U.S. regulators about digital assets is hurting the country’s crypto market. Regulatory Ambiguity Hurting...

Goldman-Sachs Backed Circle Blames ‘Restrictive’ US Laws for Layoffs

Bitcoin and crypto are rising, but Goldman Sachs-backed Circle laid off 10 percent of its workforce blaming a ‘restrictive’ regulatory climate. But is...

France Tells EU: Adopt Our Cryptocurrency Laws Across Europe

France wants the European Union (EU) to adopt its recently enacted cryptocurrency regulations for the entire region. French Finance Minister: Ours is the...

What the Wyoming Blockchain Laws Actually Mean

Last week, Bitcoinist reported that Wyoming had become the most blockchain-friendly state in the US by passing four new blockchain laws. But what...

Report: Cryptocurrencies Should Be Governed by Current EU Financial Laws

The Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG) has released a new report suggesting that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recommend to...

Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Existing Laws Should Apply to Blockchain

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has proposed that fintech firms, including those focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency, are best regulated under existing...

SEC Shuts Down Crypto Hedge Fund for ‘Wilfully’ Violating Securities Laws

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has formally issued a cease and desist order to a cryptocurrency hedge fund for violating securities...

Federal Judge Affirms Securities Laws Can Be Applied to ICO Fraud

U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie said today the government is permitted to proceed in a criminal case concerning two fraudulent ICOs, a situation...

Philippines: Regulator Expects Draft Cryptocurrency Exchange Laws Within 2 Weeks

Filipino cryptocurrency exchanges could see draft rules outlining their treatment as trading platforms as soon as next week, the country’s financial regulator told...