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Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Stockholm • September 7, 2017

On September 7, the event management company "Smile-Expo" is holding the first blockchain conference in Stockholm. Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference is a series of Blockchain events taking…

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Category: Regulation

BTC-E Claim Illegal Seizure by US Law Enforcement, to Recover User Funds

Category: Bitcoin, News, Regulation

BTC-E Claim Illegal Seizure by US Law Enforcement, to Recover User Funds

BTC-E, the oldest bitcoin exchange in the market which was seized by the US law enforcement in July due to the involvement of Alexander Vinnik, the founder of the exchange, in some of the largest bitcoin exchange hacks including the Mt. Gox and Bitcoinica incidents, is planning to recover its services and user funds by distributing BTE tokens to users....

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Australian Government May Intensify 'War on Cash'

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

Australian Government May Intensify 'War on Cash'

Australia’s Black Economy Taskforce (BET) has called for a war on cash and has revealed 35 different methods of eliminating cash. The taskforce placed the blame on the consumers for encouraging the use of cash, which is being manipulated and utilized by criminals to fund large-scale fraudulent organizations. In an interview with News.com.au, the Australian federal government’s Black Economy Taskforce...

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Australian Senators Call for a Bitcoin-like Currency

Category: Blockchain, News, Regulation

Australian Senators Call for a Bitcoin-like Currency

Two Australian Senators from different political parties teamed up on August 8 to speak at the country's parliament in Canberra about the promise of blockchain technology, and urged the Reserve Bank of Australia to consider a Bitcoin-esque currency. Liberal senator Jane Hume and Sam Dastyari, a Senator from the Labor party, have pushed forward blockchain adoption 'Down Under' with the...

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BTC-E’s Role in Mt. Gox Hack: Laundered $4 Billion Proceeds of Bitcoin Theft

Category: Bitcoin, News, Regulation

BTC-E’s Role in Mt. Gox Hack: Laundered $4 Billion Proceeds of Bitcoin Theft

WizSecurity’s report which revealed BTC-E’s long lasting involvement in the Mt. Gox hack came as a shock to the Bitcoin community and industry. The unsettled case of Mt. Gox is finally set to come to an end and BTC-E is at the epicenter of a series of thefts that led to the loss of billions of dollars worth of bitcoin...

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SEC Throttles “Initial Coin Offerings,” Tokens Are Subject to Securities Laws

Category: Ethereum, News, Regulation

SEC Throttles “Initial Coin Offerings,” Tokens Are Subject to Securities Laws

“It will only be a matter of time before the regulators get involved and instigate appropriate measures to ensure the man or woman in the street does not get compromised.” - Tim Lea, author of the book Down The Rabbit Hole: Discover The Power of the Blockchain. In a July 25 press release that sent shockwaves through the blockchain community,...

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GAW Miner’s Joshua Garza Faces Up To 20 Years in Prison After Guilty Plea

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GAW Miner’s Joshua Garza Faces Up To 20 Years in Prison After Guilty Plea

Joshua Homero Garza, the man behind the Ponzi schemes which were disguised as cloud mining operators, GAW Miners and ZenMiner, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in a Connecticut court on July 20. The announcement was made by the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Deirdre M. Daly, and Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge...

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Coinbase and the Evolving Crypto Taxation Landscape

Category: Bitcoin, Interviews, News, Regulation

Coinbase and the Evolving Crypto Taxation Landscape

Further reflecting the ongoing uncertainty around today’s cryptocurrency tax environment, newly released court documents appear to reveal the intention of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to more narrowly focus its investigation in its ongoing saga on obtaining user information from Coinbase. According to the July 6 notice, the IRS is only going to be seeking records on users who...

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U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Approves Bitcoin Options Trading

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Approves Bitcoin Options Trading

U.S. financial regulators are not (yet) comfortable with a publicly-traded bitcoin ETF as witnessed by the SEC’s rejection of the Winklevoss Coin ETF. However, it turns out that they are comfortable with granting institutional investors access to bitcoin derivatives. On July 6, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it had given LedgerX, an institutional digital currency derivatives...

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Waves Rolls Out New Partnership with Deloitte CIS and USD Gateway

Category: Altcoins, News, Regulation

Waves Rolls Out New Partnership with Deloitte CIS and USD Gateway

In a move intended to further their footprint in the blockchain world, Moscow-based Waves Platform announced that it had signed a memorandum on a strategic partnership with the prominent global consultancy Deloitte CIS. The partnership is aimed at providing clients with comprehensive initial coin offering (ICO) services and customized blockchain solutions targeting towards specific business tasks. Deloitte CIS is one...

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South Korea Prepares Legislation to Regulate Cryptocurrency Market

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, News, Regulation

South Korea Prepares Legislation to Regulate Cryptocurrency Market

South Korea has announced plans to adopt changes in its existing laws in order to create a more regulated space for cryptocurrency trade to occur. These changes are part of an effort to protect South Koreans from any possible risks arising from a lax regulatory framework. The bills are being prepared by Democratic Party of Korea representative, Park Yong-jin. Park...

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