A major Hong Kong-based online brokerage firm has reportedly suspended cryptocurrency futures trading due to regulatory concerns.Read more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has banned exchanges from dealing in certain types of tokens. The ban will affect meme- or joke-based tokens and fan-based coins, as well as exchange-issued tokens and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).Read more
Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission has approved guidelines prohibiting crypto exchanges in the country from supporting four different types of tokens in certain cases.Read more
Chinese province Yunnan is gearing up to outright ban crypto mining in response to similar moves by Qinghai, Xinjiang, and Inner Mongolia.
China continues its rapid and decisive clampdown on cryptocurrency mining.
A bill which would have required miners in New York to halt operations for three years as part of an apparent effort to slow the environmental impact of crypto has been defeated in the state legislature.Read more
Magda Wierzycka, one of the richest women in South Africa and CEO of financial services company Sygnia, said Tesla CEO Elon Musk would likely have been investigated by authorities regarding recent allegations over his manipulation of crypto prices — if his target had been almost anything other thanRead more
The International Monetary Fund has said El Salvador’s recent decision to make Bitcoin legal tender in the country may raise legal and financial concerns.Read more
Eduardo Murat Hinojosa, a senator of the federal government of Mexico, has said he will be submitting a proposal to lawmakers seemingly aimed at crypto adoption in the country.Read more
The era of unintelligible contracts written in legalese by lawyers in $2,000 suits with degrees from Ivy League schools is over. The contracts of the next century will be hybrid smart contracts, written in code by programmers wearing $20 hoodies and living in their NYC-shared apartment.Read more
The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is extending the deadline for its Temporary Registrations Regimes (TRR) until March 2022.
The TRR is intended for crypto asset firms that registered with the regulator before December 2020.