Etheera (ETA) Hits the Big Time with 82,960% Growth Over Two Weeks

Another little-known token was propelled into the market cap top one-hundred this week, as Etheera (ETA) soared to 82,960% growth in the past fourteen days....

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Another little-known token was propelled into the market cap top one-hundred this week, as Etheera (ETA) soared to 82,960% growth in the past fourteen days. Etheera is an Ethereum-based token which launched in Q1 of 2018, and only made it onto data-aggregators like CoinMarketCap by October of the same year. The project aims to become a decentralized,...

Australian Crypto Firm DigitalX Reveals Mediation Request on $1.8 Million ICO Case, Denies Wrongdoing

Publicly-listed DigitalX, an Australian blockchain and crypto advisory firm, said it received a request for mediation from court proceedings of a $1.83 million case related...

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Publicly-listed DigitalX, an Australian blockchain and crypto advisory firm, said it received a request for mediation from court proceedings of a $1.83 million case related to an ICO gone wrong. As reported initially in September, DigitalX revealed it was served with an Originating Application and Statement of Claim by a group of disgruntled stakeholders involving in an...

U.K.’s Financial Regulator Mulls Ban on Sale of Crypto Derivatives

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said it will consider whether to ban the sale of cryptocurrency-based derivatives, the Financial Times (FT) reported Oct. 29. Unlike crypto spot...

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The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said it will consider whether to ban the sale of cryptocurrency-based derivatives, the Financial Times (FT) reported Oct. 29. Unlike crypto spot market activities, trading, transacting and advising on crypto derivatives such as contracts for difference (CFDs), options, and futures currently falls within the FCA’s regulatory perimeter and requires its official authorization. In a...

Chinese Arbitrator Reaffirms That Bitcoin Can Be Held, Privately Transferred as Property

An arbitration body in China has ruled that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) are legally protected as property, in a case published Oct. 25 via the arbitrator’s...

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An arbitration body in China has ruled that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) are legally protected as property, in a case published Oct. 25 via the arbitrator’s WeChat account. The Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration ruled in favor of an unnamed plaintiff in an equity transfer dispute, in which the defendant failed to return holdings of Bitcoin,...

Taiwan is Preparing ICO Regulations, Securities Regulator Chairman Reveals

Investing in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Taiwan could soon be as easy as putting money in stocks. This is according to the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial...

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Investing in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Taiwan could soon be as easy as putting money in stocks. This is according to the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), Wellington Koo, who has said that regulations for governing ICOs are currently being drafted with a view of simplifying the process for investors as well as making tokens just...

China’s Internet Agency Regulator Has Strict Demands For Blockchain Startups

China’s central internet regulator has issued strict rules targeting blockchain companies and entities operating in China. The Cyberspace Administration of China has published draft regulations on Friday demanding blockchain-based...

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China’s central internet regulator has issued strict rules targeting blockchain companies and entities operating in China. The Cyberspace Administration of China has published draft regulations on Friday demanding blockchain-based information service providers to register users using real names, national identification numbers, censor postings and store user data. The regulations follow an open letter posted by a Chinese student activist on the...

China’s Internet Watchdog Issues Draft Regulations for Blockchain-Based Info Services

China’s top-level internet watchdog, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), published new draft regulations for blockchain-based information service providers Oct. 19. The draft, open for public consultation until Nov....

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China’s top-level internet watchdog, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), published new draft regulations for blockchain-based information service providers Oct. 19. The draft, open for public consultation until Nov. 2, proposes twenty three articles for the regulation of all companies or entities providing blockchain-based information services to the Chinese public. Under the proposed rules, all such entities would be...

Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Technology Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations

The former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler...

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The former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler emphasized his belief in the need for robust consumer protections, and also argued that the majority of initial coin offerings essentially comprise initial public offerings (IPOs). Gensler: Regulators Must Promote...

Chinese Crypto Exchange BTCC Plans South Korean Launch in November

China’s first Bitcoin (BTC) exchange BTCC, formerly known as BTC China, is set to launch trading services in South Korea, Korean business outlet The Investorreported yesterday, October 16....

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China’s first Bitcoin (BTC) exchange BTCC, formerly known as BTC China, is set to launch trading services in South Korea, Korean business outlet The Investorreported yesterday, October 16. BTCC, which presently has headquarters in Hong Kong, will reportedly start beta services for trading in South Korea later this month and make its official debut in the market in...

Testimony Preview: ‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini to Take on Crypto at US Congress Hearing Today

American economist Nouriel Roubini has prepared his “debunking” of the crypto and blockchain space in a 30-page testimony set to be delivered at a U.S.congress hearing. The hearing will be held...

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American economist Nouriel Roubini has prepared his “debunking” of the crypto and blockchain space in a 30-page testimony set to be delivered at a U.S.congress hearing. The hearing will be held today, Oct. 11 by the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and is devoted to “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem.” Roubini will testify in counterpart to Coin Center...