US Senator Says Cryptocurrencies Put Americans’ Hard-Earned Money at Risk

US Senator Says Cryptocurrencies Put Americans' Hard-Earned Money at RiskU.S. Senator Sherrod Brown says cryptocurrencies are not real dollars and they “put Americans’ hard-earned money at risk.” Referring to decentralized finance (defi) as “a shady, diffuse network of online funny money,” he said, “if we want a solution to Americans’ legitimate fears about our banking system, shady start-ups are not the answer.” Senator Brown’s […]

IMF Warns Against Adopting Crypto Assets Like Bitcoin as Legal Tender

IMF Warns Against Adopting Crypto Assets Like Bitcoin as National CurrencyThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned against adopting cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, as legal tender. Noting numerous risks and costs involved, the IMF does not see crypto assets catching on as a national currency. IMF Warns of Risks in Adopting Cryptocurrencies as National Currency The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a blog post on Monday […]

Senator Warren Urges Treasury Secretary Yellen to Urgently Adopt Policy to Mitigate Cryptocurrencies’ Risks

US Senator Warren Urges Treasury Secretary Yellen to Urgently Address Cryptocurrencies' RisksU.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has asked Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to “act with urgency” and adopt an appropriate policy to address the risks posed by cryptocurrencies. “The longer that the United States waits to adapt the proper regulatory regime for these assets, the more likely they will become so intertwined in our financial system that […]

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto ExchangesCompanies providing trading services for digital assets will be able to open accounts with banks in Kazakhstan, local media reported, quoting the country’s crypto industry association. The service should allow Kazakhs to legally invest in cryptocurrencies and cash out their profits. Crypto Exchanges in Kazakhstan to Be Offered Banking Services Kazakh banks will be permitted […]

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto ExchangesCompanies providing trading services for digital assets will be able to open accounts with banks in Kazakhstan, local media reported, quoting the country’s crypto industry association. The service should allow Kazakhs to legally invest in cryptocurrencies and cash out their profits. Crypto Exchanges in Kazakhstan to Be Offered Banking Services Kazakh banks will be permitted […]

Brazilian Authorities Seize $33 Million in Money Laundering Investigation Linked to Cryptocurrency Exchanges

brazilianThe Brazilian authorities seized $33 million linked to a money-laundering investigation involving cryptocurrency exchanges. The operation, called “Exchange Transaction” by the Brazilian police, involved six search warrants in different locations of the country. These searches were directed to find shell companies that used cryptocurrency exchanges for alleged money laundering purposes. Brazilian Police Seize $33 Million […]