Category: Law

FSB: Crypto-Assets Not a Threat to Global Financial Order

Cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat to global financial stability, but the diverse range of national regulatory regimes throughout the…

Malta to Assist the Government of Vanuatu in Forming Blockchain and ICO Legislation

The state authorities of Malta will assist the government of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu in forming blockchain regulations,…

US: Legislators Introduce Bill to Find Common Definition of Blockchain Technology

U.S. Reps. Doris Matsui and Brett Guthrie have recently proposed a bill dubbed the "Blockchain Promotional Act 2018" in the…

Draconian Digital Search Laws Threaten Bitcoiners Passing Through Customs

Draconian legislation in a series of supposedly liberal democracies is encroaching on the rights of travelers. New Zealand is the…

Nanjing Arbitration Commission Tests Blockchain Platform for Legal Disputes

The Nanjing Arbitration Committee is testing a new blockchain platform designed to store and process data for legal disputes. The…

US SEC Files Charges Against Bitcoin-Backed Securities Dealer

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges against international securities dealer 1pool Ltd., which was offering Bitcoin-funded…

US Judge Sides With CFTC in Fraud Case, Ruling Cryptos Are Commodities

A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in a lawsuit involving an allegedly fraudulent…

Crypto, Revolutionized: New French ICO Regulation on Its Way

Today, the Assemblée Nationale (the French parliament’s lower house) is initiating a debate about a legal project introduced last June…

US: Crypto Industry Reps, Lawmakers, Venture Capitalists to Discuss Regulatory Landscape

Representatives from U.S.-based financial giants and cryptocurrency startups will meet with Washington lawmakers this Tuesday to discuss the regulatory landscape,…

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