Japan: Self-Regulatory Group of Crypto Exchanges Set to Tighten Rules on Online Digital Asset Storage

Japanese self-regulatory group of crypto exchanges plans to limit the amount of crypto assets that can be stored by its members online. The self-regulatory Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) plans to stricten its customer asset management measures. The Japan Times outlet reported this news Sunday, September 30, citing “informed sources.” JVCEA is a self-regulatory […]

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Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

A crypto coalition led by Ripple plans to pay D.C. lobbyists to impact the government’s stance on cryptocurrencies. Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27. According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based crypto […]

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Precious Commodities: CFTC Shows Force Against Crypto Scammers, but Maintains ‘Do No Harm’ Approach

U.S. judge ruled that crypto tokens are a commodity, yet again. This week, a United States federal district judge ruled that an allegedly fraudulent crypto token meets the definition of a commodity. That brought the case under the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) purview, which has long argued that virtual currencies constitute commodities. Here what […]

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CFTC Charges Two Defendants for Defrauding Investors and Impersonation of CFTC Officials

The CFTC has charged two defendants for the fraudulent solicitation of Bitcoin, impersonation of CFTC officials, and forging CFTC documents. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a suit against two defendants for the allegedly fraudulent solicitation of Bitcoin (BTC), according to an official press release published on Friday, September 28. The CFTC’s […]

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VegaWallet Announces New Mobile Payment App with POS Aiding Mainstream Adoption

September 25th, 2018, Malta – The VegaWallet platform will allow businesses not only to receive crypto payments (In addition to traditional cash and credit) but also sell crypto to customers as well. The platform will bridge the gap between consumers who wish to purchase items with cryptocurrency, and businesses who do not yet accept blockchain based digital assets. […]

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