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Regulator Extends South Korean Crypto Exchanges’ AML Window by 6 Months

South Korean crypto exchanges have been given a short extension in their race to get anti-money laundering (AML) protocols in place – although the nation’s top regulator has promised to place the industry under “intense scrutiny” in the months ahead. The nation’s first piece of crypto-specific legislation – aimed primarily at policing exchanges – promulgated… Read more →

The Regulators are Coming: Biden Eyes Taxing Crypto, Thailand Clamps Down

Biden Administration to require banks/exchanges/blockchain/crypto/defi companies to report Crypto transactions over $10,000 to the IRS. Thailand SEC Cracks Down: Effective June 11, 2021, Meme Tokens (Such as Doge), Fan Tokens, NFTs and Exchange Tokens cannot be traded in Thailand. Regulation fears one reason for the recent crypto dip. Some worry more regulation will cause further declines for all cryptocurrencies. Read more →

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 24

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. Bibox Listings: Amp (AMP) DogeSwap (DOG) Kianite Finance (KIAN) Pippi… Read more →

After Central Bank Devalues Naira by 5% Finance Minister Attributes Drop to ‘Market Forces’

Nigerian Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has denied widespread reports that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had sanctioned the devaluation of the local currency sometime in May 2021. Instead, she attributes the naira’s fall to the “volatility in the oil price.” Ahmed’s remarks come just a few weeks after the official naira exchange rate dropped […]… Read more →

Experts: Regulatory Uncertainty and Slow Embrace Hampering Crypto Growth in Kenya

Regulatory uncertainty and the slow embrace of cryptocurrencies continue to be key impediments to the growth of Kenya’s digital currency market, experts say. They also assert that without speedy regulation, which they believe will hasten the adoption of digital currencies, Kenya’s sector will remain open to fraud. Kenya’s Embrace of Crypto Slow, Exchange Reps Point […]… Read more →

Johannesburg Stock Exchange Rejects Bitcoin ETF Application, Cites Lack of Regulatory Framework

South Africa’s Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has rejected a request by the asset management firm, Sygnia, to list a new bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). In justifying its rejection of the latest proposal by Sygnia, the JSE cites the “lack of a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies as the reason.” Unexpected Rejection Meanwhile, a report suggests that […]… Read more →

Indian Government May Regulate Crypto as Asset Class: Report

India may be regulating crypto as an asset class under the purview of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). In addition, a crypto bill is likely to be introduced during the Monsoon session of parliament, local media reported. Indian Government Reportedly Considers Regulating Crypto as an Asset Class The Indian government has yet […]… Read more →

SEC and CFTC Caution Investors About Funds Trading in Bitcoin Futures

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have warned investors of the risks of investing in funds with exposure to bitcoin futures. The SEC published an investor alert on funds trading in bitcoin futures Thursday. The alert comes from the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) […]… Read more →

Stock-to-Flow Creator Says ‘$288K Still in Play,’ Mike McGlone Sees an ‘Ace up Bitcoin’s Sleeve’

The popular Twitter account and creator of the bitcoin stock-to-flow (S2F) price model explained that “$288K [is] still in play.” Meanwhile, data from the exchange Deribit shows there’s 425 bitcoin call options with a strike price of $200K set for December 31, 2021. Plan B Says: ‘$288K Still in Play’ On June 12, 2021, while […]… Read more →