Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual Investors
Jun18

Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual Investors

In recent regulatory news, the Shapeshift co-founder and chief operating officer, has given a damning appraisal of the current regulatory climate surrounding cryptocurrencies in the United States. The president of Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Felix Hufeld, has indicated that the principal concern of German regulators regarding cryptocurrency will be seeking to ensure financial stability, rather than...

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As Korean Crypto Exchanges Step Up AML Compliance, Banks Are Failing
Jun18

As Korean Crypto Exchanges Step Up AML Compliance, Banks Are Failing

As the South Korean government steps up its anti-money laundering (AML) oversight, major crypto exchanges in the country are voluntarily complying while banks are reportedly failing to meet the guidelines for compliance. South Korea has also been discussing ways to boost crypto-related AML measures with the U.S. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Government Concerned About Bank’s AML Compliance...

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An Inside Look at the Electron Cash Wallet Coming to iOS
Jun18

An Inside Look at the Electron Cash Wallet Coming to iOS

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the unique Electron Cash wallet alongside using the Cashshuffle plugin. Two weeks ago we were granted access to the Electron Cash iOS beta testing period, and we wanted to give our readers a sneak peek at what to expect when this bitcoin cash-centric light client launches. Also Read: How to Shuffle Your BCH Coins Like a Boss Electron Cash Is Coming to iOS The Electron Cash wallet is a...

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Etoro Is Launching an OTC Crypto Trading Desk for Institutions
Jun18

Etoro Is Launching an OTC Crypto Trading Desk for Institutions

While the major banks are taking their time with offering OTC crypto trading, new entrants to the space are stepping up to fill the void. Social investing platform Etoro, which focuses mainly on retail traders, is now expanding into the institutional segment with a new cryptocurrency offering. Also Read: This Week in Bitcoin: An End to 51% Attacks and Who Controls Bitcoin? New Crypto Trading Desk for Hedge Funds Etoro, which recently...

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This Village Decided to Launch Japan’s First Municipal ICO
Jun18

This Village Decided to Launch Japan’s First Municipal ICO

A village in Japan has announced its decision to launch an initial coin offering in order to secure funds for creating a sustainable region. This will be the first time in Japan for a municipality to use a token sale to raise funds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Local Government Launching ICO A village in Japan has decided to issue an initial coin offering (ICO) which it describes as...

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Canadian Accused of Assisting Ross Ulbricht Extradited to U.S.
Jun17

Canadian Accused of Assisting Ross Ulbricht Extradited to U.S.

A fifty-nine-year-old Canadian man accused of advising Ross Ulbricht, the creator and operator of the first anonymous free market, Silk Road, has been extradited to the United States from Thailand. Roger Thomas Clark has been charged by federal prosecutors for a number of crimes relating to the operations of Silk Road, including narcotics trafficking, computer hacking conspiracy, and money laundering conspiracy. Also...

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