Britain's previous approach to financial technology regulation has been held up as the de facto benchmark, but its more risk-averse stance has stifled the sector's expansion in crypto, according to industry crypto regulators.Investors have been warned by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England several times since token prices started rising in 2020, but crypto regulation in the U.K. is only just now beginnin
Arthur Hayes, the CEO of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMex, told Yahoo Finance that the lack of volatility in Bitcoin (BTC) could continue in 2019 and 2020, while price might slowly fall to as low as $2,000. He further explained that Bitcoin requires volatility to gain mainstream adoption, but media writes about things that move, so “no movement, no coverage”. Reminder: in July, Arthur Hayes stated o
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the founder of decentralized exchange EtherDelta, Zachary Coburn, with a violation of the federal securities laws for operating an unregistered securities exchange. EtherDelta is a smart contract on the Ethereum blockchain, which acts as a secondary market for trading ERC-20 tokens, including tokens that are securities under the federal law. However, the
the official Twitter handle of Google’s G Suite has been compromised to promote 10,000 Bitcoin (BTC) giveaway scam to its 822K followers. An official Twitter account of US retail giant Target has been hijacked to promote fake giveaway to almost 2 million followers. Numerous high profile verified Twitter accounts have been recently hacked to promote malicious giveaways. The list of victims includes celebrities, pol
Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced that it will delist 50+ trading pairs with low liquidity and trading volume. Reminder: earlier this month, OKEx added support for 4 new stablecoins pegged to the U.S. dollar: GUSD, PAX, USDC, and TUSD.
the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration declared that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin must be treated as legal property, despite the ban from