CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz Suggests Creation of Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization

CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz suggested that participants in the crypto industry should create a self-regulatory structure. United States Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner Brian Quintenz has suggested that participants in the cryptocurrency industry should create a self-regulatory structure. Quintenz made his remarks during a Bipartisan Policy Center panel held on Feb. 12. More […]

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From the UK to Malaysia: How Countries Have Been Classifying Crypto Across the World

The U.K.’s financial watchdog has released a detailed consultation paper on regulation of crypto. On Jan. 23, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA), the domestic financial regulator, released a 50-page-long consultation paper dubbed “Guidance on Cryptoassets.” As the U.K. seems to be moving closer toward rolling out a definitive regulatory framework, it is time […]

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US: Bill Exempting Non-Custodial Crypto Services From Certain Laws Reintroduced to Congress

A bill exempting companies providing non-custodial crypto services from certain state money transmitting laws has been resubmitted to the Congress. A bill exempting companies providing non-custodial crypto services from certain state money transmitting laws has been resubmitted to the United States Congress. Data confirming this was published on the Congress’ official website on Jan. 14. […]

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From Blanket Ban to Its Own Stablecoin: How Facebook’s Relationship With Crypto Changed Over 2018

Facebook is now making a stablecoin for WhatsApp, reports suggest. On Dec. 20, Bloomberg reported that Facebook is making a stablecoin for WhatsApp users. The cryptocurrency will reportedly be used for money transfers made within the messaging app and will focus on the Indian market. The move provides a curious juxtaposition for the social media […]

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