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Bitcoin Is Legally Recognized in China

In China, the Shanghai Second Intermediate People’s Court officially recognized Bitcoin as a “unique and non-reproducible” currency.

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Coinbase Registers With the Bank of Spain

The registration as a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian wallet provider will allow Coinbase to offer a full suite of products and services to retail and institutional users in Spain

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NYDFS Publishes Preliminary Guidance for Virtual Currency Listing

The Department of Financial Services of the State of New York (DFS) has published a guide proposed for approval in the status of an official regulatory framework, which is devoted to the listing of virtual coins and the general structure of coins included in the so-called green list.

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Rep. Tom Emmer Revives Anti-CBDC Bill

Representative Tom Emmer and 49 original co-sponsors reintroduced the “CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act” in the United States House of Representatives

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Court Favours Grayscale Over SEC in Spot Bitcoin ETF Case

Despite the legal victory of Grayscale, it’s too early for spot Bitcoin ETF proponents to cheer

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US Treasury and IRS Propose Crypto Tax Reporting Rules

The new crypto tax proposal from the US Treasury and IRS regulates the sale and exchange of digital assets by brokers, aiming “to close the tax gap, address the tax evasion risks posed by digital assets, and help ensure that everyone plays by the same set of rules.”

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MiCA: Is This Crypto Regulation Needed?

29 June, 2023 — MiCA, the ‘exhaustive’ regulatory framework erected around the crypto industry within the EU came into effect. Its purpose? To “regulate something that’s borderless, open-source, decentralised and constantly evolving”. Innovation regulation does not purport great expectations, is MiCA any different? Are innovative and autonomous financial instruments supported by the voting outcome of […]

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Coinbase Launches Stand With Crypto Alliance

The crypto exchange Coinbase has launched Stand with Crypto initiative that unites global crypto advocates

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SEC Delays Its Verdict on Spot Bitcoin ETF

The US securities regulator extended the decision deadline on a joint spot bitcoin ETF application from ARK/21Shares and sought public comment

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Argentinian Regulator Investigates Worldcoin

The Agency for Access to Public Information in Argentina adds to the list of government bodies globally investigating Worldcoin over privacy concerns

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Ukraine Drafts Digital Artefact Legislation

Digital artefacts and related content are to become new objects of civil rights in Ukraine, opening up new legal ways of money-making for Ukrainians

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SEC to Appeal in Ripple Case

The SEC asked Judge Torres to put the Ripple case on hold during the appeal, mentioning multiple other pending court cases that could be affected depending on the appeal’s outcome

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SEC Considers All Crypto But One Securities: Coinbase CEO

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong revealed details about the SEC recommendation given before legal action against the crypto company

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Two Crypto Bills Pass Congressional Committee, Bringing More Clarity to the Industry

U.S. lawmakers have passed the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act, as well as the Blockchain Regulatory Certainty Act. Here is what that means for the crypto industry.

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US House Republicans Revise Crypto Oversight Bill

In an attempt to address the pressing need for adequate regulations in the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrency and digital assets, US House Republicans unveiled a revised Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act. The bill, introduced by the House Committees on Agriculture and Financial Services, aims to establish a comprehensive regulatory framework […]

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UK Watchdog Targets Finfluencers and Crypto Memes

UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) proposes to bring crypto memes and financial influencers (finfluencers) in compliance with the local advertising laws

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