Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering PushBanks in Ireland have welcomed an upcoming reform of the European Union’s anti-money laundering regulations that will affect the crypto space. The Irish banking industry organization voiced support for the changes aimed at disrupting illicit transactions at the union level while calling them “radical.” New AML Body to Weed Out Suspicious Transactions in the EU, […]

Binance Is Hunting for a New CEO — Exchange’s US Venture ‘Looks at Potential IPO Route’

Binance Is Hunting for a New CEO — Exchange's US Venture 'Looks at Potential IPO Route'Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao has explained in a recent interview that the company is looking to launch a U.S.-based initial public offering (IPO) in the future. The crypto exchange has been stuck in regulatory crosshairs during the last few weeks and has had issues with payment providers. CZ also noted during his interview that […]

South Korean Regulators Warn Dozens of Foreign Exchanges to Comply With New Rules

South Korean Regulators Warn Dozens of Foreign Exchanges to Comply With New RulesOverseas crypto exchanges marketing to Koreans will be blocked if they fail to comply with new South Korean regulations. The country’s anti-money laundering body has sent a notice to a number of foreign trading platforms warning them a registration is mandatory in order to provide services to Korean residents. Korean Financial Intelligence Unit Notifies Foreign […]

Turkish Draft Law Regulating Cryptocurrencies Enters Parliament in October

Turkish Draft Law Regulating Cryptocurrencies Enters Parliament in OctoberThe Turkish government has prepared a bill designed to implement new regulations for the country’s crypto space. The legislation, which will be filed in the parliament this fall, will introduce taxation for crypto holdings and specific capital requirements for companies operating with digital assets. New Legislation to Regulate Turkey’s Crypto Market Following in the footsteps […]

Bithumb Terminates Trademark Agreements With 2 Foreign-Based Exchanges

Bithumb Terminates Trademark Agreements With 2 Foreign-Based ExchangesLeading Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is terminating its trademark agreements with two coin trading platforms operating abroad under its brand name. The move comes as digital asset exchanges in South Korea prepare to comply with the country’s stricter regulations for the industry that will be enforced in September. Bithumb Global and Bithumb Singapore to Change […]

Bithumb Terminates Trademark Agreements With 2 Foreign-Based Exchanges

Bithumb Terminates Trademark Agreements With 2 Foreign-Based ExchangesLeading Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is terminating its trademark agreements with two coin trading platforms operating abroad under its brand name. The move comes as digital asset exchanges in South Korea prepare to comply with the country’s stricter regulations for the industry that will be enforced in September. Bithumb Global and Bithumb Singapore to Change […]

Shanghai Law Enforcement Officials, Scholars Talk Cryptocurrency

Shanghai Law Enforcement Officials, Scholars Talk CryptocurrencyRepresentatives of law enforcement agencies and academia in Shanghai held a seminar devoted to cryptocurrencies, regulations, and the combating of crypto-related crime. Determining “the legal attributes of virtual currency” was among the main topics at the forum which also focused on matters of financial supervision. Prosecutors and Professors Discuss Crypto Oversight in Shanghai Amid an […]

SEC Charges 3 Individuals for Alleged Long Blockchain Insider Trading Scheme

SEC Charges 3 Individuals for Alleged Long Blockchain Insider Trading SchemeThe U.S. SEC charged three individuals that allegedly conducted insider trading related to the Long Blockchain company back in 2017. One of the individuals allegedly traded stocks ahead of the name change that gave the company a price boost. The other two individuals were tipped and took advantage of the data to trade accordingly, the […]

Crypto Exchange Binance.us Hires Former Financial Regulator

Crypto Exchange Binance.us Hires Former Financial RegulatorBinance.us has hired Manuel Alvarez, a former financial regulator from California, to work as its chief administrative officer. The San Francisco-based crypto exchange, which sources technology from Binance, is aiming to deal with “the big question” — compliance. Binance.us Filling Roles in Compliance, Risk Management, and Legal Binance.us, powered by matching engine and wallet technologies […]